Nudity banned this year?

Share your views on the policies, philosophies, and spirit of Burning Man.
User avatar
Ugly Dougly
Posts: 17084
Joined: Wed Sep 10, 2003 9:31 am
Burning Since: 1996
Location: เชียงใหม่

Re: Nudity banned this year?

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Feb 21, 2013 9:30 am

Yeah, good luck with the enforcement.

User avatar
Site Admin
Posts: 16527
Joined: Tue Mar 02, 2004 10:54 pm
Burning Since: 2004
Camp Name: Eridu Society
Location: San Francisco

Re: Nudity banned this year?

Postby trilobyte » Thu Feb 21, 2013 10:14 am

As others have said, sandfly, Pershing County officers have been a part of the event for many years. And their changed rules were in effect during last year's event - Burning Man was charged a significantly increased fee, and the county had a larger police presence than in years past.

I can appreciate your continued pessimism, but the sky is not falling. Unless the federal government and the Bureau Of Land Management give permission to local governments to enact their own ordinances and laws on federal land (something they have not done, and something that would not on the books to change anytime soon), Pershing County can't go passing their own laws to govern the event.

User avatar
Posts: 12431
Joined: Mon Sep 01, 2008 8:33 pm
Burning Since: 2018

Re: Nudity banned this year?

Postby Savannah » Thu Feb 21, 2013 10:36 am

Ugly Dougly wrote:Yeah, good luck with the enforcement.

It would become The Most Nude Burn Ever.
*** 2017 Survival Guide ***

"I must've lost it when I was twerking at the trash fence." -- BBadger

"Snark away, ePlaya, you magnificent bastards." -- McStrangle

Posts: 1220
Joined: Mon Mar 05, 2012 6:20 pm
Burning Since: 2012
Location: Arizona

Re: Nudity banned this year?

Postby clocksnmirrors » Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:59 pm

i will be naked

come what may
oops i made a mistake! making mistakes is part of growing up....

User avatar
Posts: 40313
Joined: Mon Feb 23, 2004 9:28 am
Burning Since: 2017
Location: In Exile

Re: Nudity banned this year?

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Feb 21, 2013 6:48 pm

There were more cops there last year? I didn't notice. I just assumed that there had been some sort of injunction until (and if) Pershing won the suit.
The Lady with a Lamprey

"The powerful are exploiting people, art and ideas, and this leads to us plebes debating how to best ration ice.
Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri

Return to “Philosophical Center”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests