Although often ignored or circumvented, the law had the effect of sexualizing the naked body in situations that had not previously been erotic.
Concepts of privacy Societies in conceive of privacy as protecting a right to respect and personal dignity.
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However, Krista Thomason notes that negative emotions including shame exist because they are functional, and that human beings are not perfect.
According to a police spokesperson in 2013, nudity per se is not unlawful in the United Kingdom; however, the circumstances surrounding particular episodes of nudity may create public order offenses.
However, the response to such public exposure of normally private behavior is embarrassment like guilt, also an emotion focused on a particular event or action , rather than shame.