Of course nudism isn't meant to be sexual and it probably hardly ever is openly ... but I am quite sure people do like to look at each other, not only to compare sexual equipment, but breasts and behinds as well ... nothing will come of it publicly, but I am certain people simply cannot but help looking and comparing in their minds ...
Agreed .. I’m now getting quite relaxed about group nudity and quite used to it, but even so I am aware that I still notice the 5-10% minority of guys who have something of interest about their genitals, like overly large, or unusually small, or in terms of my own UK hang-up, if they are circumcised. What this means is that without being deliberate or even knowing it, my peripheral vision must be scanning everyone, & just making me aware only of items of particular interest. I’m pretty confident that think this isn’t just me. I tested this with a friend from the UK who was visiting me in Australia by asking him on leaving the swimming pool changing rooms if he noticed the guy with the tattoo. He said, yeah must’ve been painful (as it had been down the length of his penis). So clearly, that’d caught Stewart’s attention too. Both of us are hetero, so this is non-sexual interest (and if Amethyst joined us in the showers we would both be standing to attention as she puts it). There were other recollections I drew out from Stewart to add further evidence, like he’d noted the 2 others (out of about 20) that were circumcised, and the guy who was completely shaved who was next to the guy with the Mona Lisa on his briefs (I hadn’t even noticed that last bit).
I suppose it’s not so surprising really when you think that our brains are trained to only focus on a small proportion of what we see throughout the day, to cut out all the uninteresting ‘noise’ that our eyes take in but the brain chooses not to waste time on. For instance, a guy taking a comb from his bag across the other side of the locker room wouldn’t register, but doing the same action innocently taking out a similar sized knife out of his bag would instantly be noticed .. or a guy 5 yards away with an average cock wouldn’t be noticed, except that if he had an erection, then not a single person would miss it.
If an interesting tattoo had been on that guy’s thigh instead of along his penis, I daresay we’d each have recalled that too.