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Meaning conveyed by words is not arbitrary. Obscenities are obscene in the meaning which they convey. They are meant to be offensive, shocking, unsettling, etc. It is a shame in my opinion that some people think it passes as artful entertainment. It's just rude to use that kind of language in front of people you don't know, its sort of similar to smoking in a way. What if TV's emitted second hand smoke from them every time someone smoked on TV? A lot of people would dread flipping through channels.

Not everyone has the same body, but the real issue with nudity in public is decency. There are different religious takes on why people shouldn't go running around naked like animals, whether its temptation, shamefulness, or whatever. Some people just don't want to have their mind raped with nakedness all the time, and would prefer people to act civilized in public. If people want to join a nudist colony, that is a bit different because it's not appearing in your home as you flip channels. The issue is not so simple as just saying anything goes and leave it up to the parents to make choices.. There is a push to force a certain culture of gratuitousness, nudity and cussing upon those who don't want it, and upon their children. for example.. There was some kind of video store in utah which censored all of the nudity/cussing/etc. out of popular movies and resold them as family friendly versions, (not pirating the videos mind you, they purchased legal copies, edited them, then resold them censored.), but they were sued and put out of business for modifying the films. Whatever the legal rationale was, it seemed obvious that Hollywood just didn't want people to enjoy a movie without being force fed certain content. Choices like that are taken away all the time, and more and more questionable stuff is put into 'childrens' media. A lot of adult humor is included in what are marketed as kids films, especially in the computer generated ones. If people don't take a stand to influence culture for the better, those with the money in culture will just influence them for the worse. In 1984, the family unit was attacked as well. But these sorts of things should probably be dealt with at the state level rather than federal.