It’s only a very small percentage of people who feel the need or requirement to be continually dressed in a uniform or outfit. It’s an even smaller group who demand to walk around publicly in it. Personally I just don’t get it. The trend in Westerns society has been to move away from suits and dresses and into more casual comfortable sports clothing. Shorts or jeans and a t-shirt is my uniform. I also don’t wear a “onsie” to an office, or a tuxedo on the football pitch. It’s just not appropriate dress.


I can accept that this clothing is “part of their religious expression” as an argument and we can all stand up and agree that every person has the right to express themselves. Here we firmly agree.


Where we must also agree… but where Western society needs to be more clear about is, is the right to practice what you want but can never compromise or reduce the enjoyment of others by it’s activity.

That’s the total deal.




“Freedom to manifest one’s religion or beliefs may be subject only to such limitations as are prescribed by law and are necessary to protect public safety, order, health or morals, or the fundamental rights and freedoms of others.”

UN General Assembly Declaration 1981


We often forget about this last part.