Clothing is an expression of a person's sense of self and self-respect. When a person is unclothed, only the externality of the body is visible, and the soul, the spirituality of the person, lacks external expression.
"At the level where a Ba'al Teshuva stands, a perfectly righteous person cannot stand." When we fix what we have broken — when we get back to perfection — we get back to somewhere even greater than where we started.
#30B P.S. Post Shiur Discussion: When foreign ideas become integrated into our own thinking; internalization of the snake, the Yetzer Hara.