For reasons that are hard to fully explain—if you’ve witnessed the phenomenon you know this is true—shirtcocking is disquieting to the observer’s soul. Visually disturbing to an extreme degree. People at Burning Man are so averse to shirtcocking that I saw several posted signs vehemently denouncing the practice. And yet there were shirtcockers.

For reasons that are hard to fully explain—if you\’ve witnessed the phenomenon you know this is true—shirtcocking is disquieting to the observer\’s soul. Visually disturbing to an extreme degree. People at Burning Man are so averse to shirtcocking that I saw several posted signs vehemently denouncing the practice. And yet there were shirtcockers.
Burning Man\’s creator: Larry Harvey on the civilization he built. (2) – By Seth Stevenson – Slate Magazine

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