I think the only thing the sun is good for is making the female side of the human race shed clothing, I enjoy a good clothing to skin ratio. I mention ratio because I don't enjoy seeing a 250 lb. whale in a bikini. So, the more skin you have means the more clothes you wear, see?
This brings me to another topic sun worshipers. These are the people that have time just to lay around in the sun for hours. These are mostly women and they intend to look good, which is fine on the short term but will reverse on the long term. I had a conversation with one of these women once, it went something like this (edited for clarity, she was young):
Me: Why do you lay out so much.
Her: Because it looks good being tan.
Me: But it won't look good in the future, it will make you look haggard and wrinkled.
Her: No it won't, and if it does then make up will fix that.
Me: Not if you do it so much.
Her: Then I'll get plastic surgery.
Me: If you can afford it, and if you do it so much you will get skin cancer.
Her: You'll get cancer, too, you smoke.
Me: Yeah, but you won't be able to see my cancer. Everyone will see yours.
If you work outside I am not against you being out in the sun, that is noble. You are doing something while being beat down by the evil sun, not just being lazy and "catching some rays". I commend your farmer tan, your hat line, your salt stained shoes. I have been there, too, but I will not just lay there to bake my skin.
* if you want to know about the Islamic Woman Dilemma, let me know in a comment and I will write it up.