Primitive human beings walked barefoot their entire lives. In fact, there are some regions of the world where people still walk barefoot most of the time.
Unfortunately, there are a lot of risks associated with walking without footwear. Just think about all the insects and bugs that might chew on your feet.
For instance, if you were to walk on an ant hill, you’d end up with painful sores all over your feet within seconds. And if that soil is contaminated, then you run the risk of getting an infection.
But the most obvious problem comes from what you’re liable to step on with your bare feet. The ground can contain rocks, glass or any other hard debris that could injure the bottoms of your feet. Then, you might not be able to walk for days, weeks or sometimes even months.
On the other hand, there are some people who …