What would it be like if (humans) people on another planet grew up thinking of mouths the way that we think about genitalia? Let’s see… Disclaimer Warning: Due to its content, this article may include a number of ‘obscene’ photos, so please be aware of that! 🙂
Dear People of Earth,
I live on a planet called PERSPECTIVE, and I feel greatly compelled to tell you how awful and obscene the people are here. I am human, and I’m told that you are too, so it should be easy for you to understand our situation.
We have these things called…, sorry for the bad language: “mouths”. As I’m sure you’re aware, they are our private parts. We talk with them, eat, and even kiss with them. I have to admit that kissing is very pleasant, especially “open mouth kissing”, but I think our society went too far on this one. You see… people nowadays walk around in public places with their mouths fully uncovered (no mouthwears at all), obviously creating arousal for other people and it’s causing the breakdown of common social decency all over the planet. Many feel offended, even violated, and they are absolutely right to feel that way. Just last week, I heard that a pedophile followed a young girl to her home, snuck around the back of her house, and then took photos of her naked mouth through the bathroom window, which he later on posted on the internet. You just can’t trust people these days; they have become far too dangerous and perverse. I think some scientists are right when they say there has to be a gene that makes people too obsessed with lips and mouths. It makes sense, since I remember hearing that kissing came about as a way for people to gauge biological compatibility, or I also heard that it’s a means of swapping gut biomes to improve immunity. I think that’s the only explanation that makes sense. It looks like some can’t control their behavior towards that, no matter what, so it must be an evolutionary trait.
My 15 year-old daughter just asked my wife the other day if she can wear lipstick or is it too early for that. My wife explained to her that she waited until she got married for her first kiss, and back in those days, no one ever learned about lipstick until they were of a mature age. Kids these days…
Anyway, think about it, if we’re all allowed to walk around with our lips in plain sight, don’t you think that everyone will become perverts? What happens when guys suddenly start kissing girls on the street? Or taking photos with them and posting them online to embarrass them? Well, if girls stop wearing their mouthwears, they are obviously asking for trouble… and it’ll be their fault in the first place!
Imagine people walking around this way with their lips in plain sight… It would cause kissing orgies. Actually, these days, we already see delinquents sneaking kisses in public, even though it is illegal and obscene. Do you want your children growing up in such a sick society?
There are even some rare cases where parents have been caught actually kissing their own children!!! Incest is the worst thing that can happen and I hope those people rot in jail for a long, long time! Kids get traumatized for life when they are kissed at early stages of their development, and it’s no wonder since lips and mouths are so fragile at that age. Even if they don’t kiss them on their mouths, touching their ‘old and ugly’ lips anywhere on a child is too obscene, and it’s still incest! Kissing is for two people of similar ages that love each other and are of a mature age, and they should only do that in private!
Some people even go to extremes with things like ‘watching people eating’, which is so disgusting and backwards. You can even find underground websites full of videos of people eating, chewing dead meat and ‘stuff’ that grows from the ground in their mouths, then gulping all kinds of liquids. Of course, you are probably not put off by your own eating, as I’m not either; it is ‘your’ mouth, after all. But why would anyone want to watch how others eat!? It’s sick! I just don’t understand it at all.
Nowadays, it’s so easy for children to find all kinds of mouth porn online, unfortunately. There is a huge industry revolving around our private mouths: photo shooting, video mouth chat, lip service, and so on.
Don’t get me wrong here. I don’t mind people going out without mouthwears on a private beach or inside their own homes, but please have some decency and keep your filthy mouth out of my sight and the rest of society, or at least cover it with some lipstick if you must use it in public! We must maintain respect and dignity towards others and society, or we will all end up like crazed monkeys with our mouths uncovered and kissing all the time!
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Now think about it… We humans would behave the same way if we were raised to view mouths in the same way we’re told to view our genitalia. Yet today, ‘mouths’ and ‘kissing’ are not seen as an issue at all, because we are not taught to see them in this way. No kid gets traumatised by seeing people kissing, and we do not judge it as incest or pedophilia when mouths touch other people in the same the family, regardless of their ages. In some places, ‘greeting’ kisses are even part of the tradition. But ‘genitalia’ has been made into such a ‘no-no’ thing in our modern culture that it actually creates numerous negative issues and stresses around the subject. Some people turn to rape due of a perceived scarcity of sexual partners, or an arousal state created by a world culture that seems to revolve around arousal itself: from movies to commercials, photos promoted by those who want you to click online ads, or even popular music, a lot of it is centered around sex. Sex and genitalia (and other ‘sexualized’ body parts) are strongly promoted by today’s media, specifically because they are so artificially ‘scarced’ by ‘prohibitive’ laws. In the current money-based world, where whatever sells best gets promoted even more, it continually and increasingly promotes this ‘arousal state’ that eventually leads to behavioral problems for many.
When a child sees his/her parents kissing, the child certainly does not become traumatized. Indeed, s/he is more likely to think: “Ah...my parents love each other so much!”. Is it possible to imagine children today seeing their parents having sex and experiencing the same ‘they love each other so much’ feelings? It is much more likely that the opposite would happen, with the child becoming ‘traumatized’ for life. It’s really important to recognize that, again, this is due to cultural standards that promote such values that, in turn, hurts people. If sex was treated the same as kissing, something people do because they enjoy each other and nothing more than that, we would never see traumatized kids (or people of any age) after experiencing such ‘scenes’, no obsession with sex or porn, and no ‘offended’ people.
But there is another thing that I really want to emphasize with the ‘perspective’ story: there are many who project that if people were allowed to get used to nakedness, it would cause the desire for sex, or sexual behaviors towards the bodies of others, to vanish or diminish a great deal. So let’s look at mouths again. Here on Earth, people see mouths all the time, yet they still enjoy kissing a lot. Get it? That provides perfect proof of how the ‘diminished interest’ theory can’t stand up to test. Another thing to be learned from this situation is that people have not become obsessed with mouths, lips and tongues. They only attach significance to the ones that are attached to the person they love ;). Imagine sex being treated the same way.
I saw this documentary a while ago, which includes a scene that I found really funny, and so relevant to this topic. In a tribe where everyone is used to being naked, a man (around 40) was stung in the groin (including his testicles) by a porcupine. When he returned to the village (in significant pain), some children quickly rushed to help the man remove the sharp quills from his groin area (genitalia). At no point during this event did any of the young girls (or boys) try to put the man’s penis inside their mouths or otherwise arouse it in any way, as that would be unthinkable for them to do with their cultural upbringing. It’s no different than your father coming home (and you were a girl) after being stung by a porcupine in his lower face (lips, especially). Of course, you would do all you can to help your father remove those quills out of his lips, but at no point you would be thinking of french-kissing your father, right!?
I am not saying that either cultural norm is good or bad. I am much more simply showing how whatever is considered normal within your culture, you will learn to consider normal, and whatever is seen as fucked up, you will be taught to think of that as being fucked up. The thing is, there are many tribes today that are fully used to being naked, as well as many groups of people that call themselves (or others call them) ‘nudists’, who are so used to nakedness that they view our ‘normality’ as perverse.
Thoughtless exaggerations that if nakedness were to become ‘normality’, we would end up with people having sex in public places all over the world, with so many orgies that many people would die of fatigue, or that people would no longer enjoy their partner’s bodies, are purely primitive projections. That is both funny and sad, considering how little people are aware of other cultures and human behavior.
In a saner future where trade of any kind is unnecessary, two important things will happen in regards to this topic:
- Because the concept of education will shift dramatically, as we exemplified in this article, children will be taught to recognize the entire human body as being part of what it means to be human. A human consists of hair, chest, penis or vagina, legs, facial expressions, kissing, nose, masturbating, having sex, feet, eating and digestion, brain, and so on. In the same way that some kids are now taught that black people are no different from white people, children will not be taught to look more obsessively (or weird) at vaginas, penises, or female breasts than at people’s ears, hair, or (gasp!) even lips. 😉
Much more interestingly is the fact that there is simply no need to ‘teach’ children to look at people of other colors or the opposite sex in an ‘equal’ manner, because children are not born with pre-installed values. Children are taught those distorted values, not the other way around. In other words, ensure that the environment won’t mess with children’s brains by teaching them such distorted values in the first place. They will have no reason to develop fetishes or obsessions with any specific part of the human body (or anything else) if they are not exposed to an environment that nurtures and promotes those fetishes and obsessions. Wherever children are raised to be accustomed to nakedness, there has been no need to teach them to not be obsessive about genitalia, for instance. They simply do not experience those problems.
You may ask why some people seem to have fetishes about parts of the human body that are in ‘plain sight’, right? Well, one person’s environment is not completely identical to anyone else’s environment. There are many slight differences that can cause one to become obsessed with hands, for example, even if s/he shakes many of them daily :), or otherwise comes into contact with many of them. But these are rare exceptions within a cultural perspective that teaches very little, if anything, about other cultures and such perspectives.
But wait! Why is it so ‘wrong’ to be sexually attracted to genitalia, hands, mouths, or whatever? Nothing at all. The point of this article is to show how obsessions of any kind can become harmful, and how we can approach the issue so it won’t drive people to rape others, invade their privacy, or feel offended by someone else’s personal choices. In a trade free society, if one is obsessed with hands and likes to touch them a lot, s/he will more than likely find someone who really enjoys having his/her hands touched that way, because there will be an abundance of opportunity for meeting partners. People won’t be forced to work or to stay in one place, so they can travel all over the world, meeting many potential partners, while people will be more ‘educated’ on how to truly interact and connect with each other.
On the other hand, today’s obsession over body parts is driven by the second point:
- In a society like that, there is no drive to monetize ‘obsessions’, even if they somehow develop within one or more people. As soon as any small attractant is monetized, it quickly creates and reinforces ever-widening obsessions or fetishes around it. It’s really that simple.
That being said, I think it is right to say that in a trade-free society, people will not become dangerously obsessed with any part of the human body part, and humans will enjoy their bodies instead of selling them, creepingly ‘chasing’ them, or become mentally unstable when seeing them.
The stupidity of censoring, banning, or otherwise punishing ‘nakedness’ in our society is only the result of limited or no education (primitive values), and a money-focused environment in which people make a shit load of profits out of selling the idea of nakedness. It is no less ridiculous than the situation on the imaginary planet: PERSPECTIVE.
The thing is, whatever we find sexy, sensual, or obscene is generated by and is limited to the culture we live in, and is influenced by our ‘total environment’. Genitalia is no more and no less ‘obscene or sexy’ than your mouth, or a leg, or an ear, or someone else’s elbow. To learn more about this, you should check out our articles on beauty and obscenity.