I find this a fascinating subject, and I know it's contentious. I'm going to dive in deep and explore different attitudes towards modesty, with the purpose of developing my understanding. This post is meant for mature audiences, so please read another post if you're under the age of 18.
After this sentence, I'll be using the word 'modesty' to mean modesty in regards to dress.
My current stance on modesty is that it's generally undervalued in modern culture, and that this is generally a negative thing for society.
If I were given the task of raising a girl, I would do my best to imbue in her the value of modesty in regards to dress. I'll have it so that she gradually understands, deeply, the situation she finds herself in as a female human. Of course, there's no way that I could be completely unbiased, and not impose my own worldview on her, which will limit her in negative ways, and she will suffer because of it, but as the parent's motto goes: I'll try my best.
To do what? What is the goal of parenting? I've thought a lot about this, and here's where I've come to: it's simply to protect our kid until they're mature enough to protect themselves. But, to me, it gets much more spectacular and interesting: the purpose of raising a kid, to me, is to contribute an incredible individual to society. I believe that this is what people are doing anyway, but I believe that it's usually subconscious. If we were consciously raising our kids with this intention: to gift society with an incredibly loving person, we'd find many, many ways of doing it.
an incredible not to propagate the species anymore like it was in the caveman days. I think of my future kids as contributions. The more we invest in their personal development, health, and spirituality, the more of an amazing person we add to society. This may sound clinical, but in my experience, when I think about it, a whole new world of comfort opens up.
Anyway, why would I want her to value dressing modestly?
Since there are many different types of people, the topic of modesty is seen from many different perspectives. One perspective is that of men, specifically young men, that, from my experience, is often overlooked by women. For a society with less creeps, insecurity, etc. men and women have to make an agre
though they may perspectives that we can look at it, and the first I'd like to write about it from the perspective of men.