Children are taught to be careful with private areas of their bod,y especially males who may harm them with their private part. So, I can imagine a tall, nude, male, stature could be rather scary for the little tots.
The Japanese want to put pants on David. A replica of Michelangelo’s famous statue was installed without much warning last summer in Okuizumo, Japan. But the famously nude biblical hero is raising eyebrows – and reportedly scaring children — in this town of 15,000 in southeast Shimane prefecture.
The 16-foot-tall statue — which stands alongside a similarly exposed Venus de Milo — was donated by a local businessman and stands tall in an Okuizumo park that also features a running track, baseball stadium and children’s playground, the AFP reports. According to local officials, some residents have asked officials to put underwear on David in order to “preserve his modesty.”
“They are statues of unclothed humans, and such pieces of art work are very rare in our area. Some people apparently said the statues might not be good for their children,”…
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