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Community Level 3pmdunn

pmdunn

When looks fade true beauty remains

AdvantagesExternal beauty attracts potential partners

DisadvantagesCauses envy and lack of empathy

"...you have experienced, physical attractiveness is often just one small part of the complete package we seek in a long term partner or friend, and often there are too many of the remaining components missing for the relationship to progresss much further. I have never considered myself to be particularly attractive in the physical sense, I have been OK about it, by which I mean I have not considered myself to be unattractive, but I have never thought ..." Read review
31.12.2006

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Community Level 3Billieuk

Billieuk

Evolution means Beauty, sort of

AdvantagesFact base look at Beauty

DisadvantagesVer clinical and depressing

"...be drawn, as inevitably it is wholly subjective) and being an interesting thing to look at - from a budding Psychologist's point of view. Beauty. Hmmmm. Where to begin? I suppose the history of 'beauty' is a good place to start. Let's take the Elizabethans, they valued pale skin, small frames and small breasts. Nowadays we seem to have returned to that idea, especially when we look at models and the whole 'size zero' debate going on at the moment. ..." Read review
13.08.2007

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Community Level 2beckymilar_4

beckymilar_4

The World of a beauty queen

Advantagesbeauty is not skin deep

Disadvantagesyet we all judge by beauty

"...the world believing that personality is what counts over beauty, not the other way around. These pageant children will learn to treat others the way they have been treated. Growing up as a spoiled beauty queen, they may have a great lack of respect for others, having always come first when it came to owning the best clothes and facial treatments. However, the total opposite may be the case, for those who are seldom placed first, second or third. ..." Read review
31.12.2004

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Community Level 4Gareth113

Gareth113

Beauty IS the beast!

AdvantagesBeauty is on the inside!

DisadvantagesWe still judge people by the way the loook!

" Beauty is pain, or is it? Many people believe beauty to be someone with extremely good looks, but true beauty does not consist of what is on the outside, it's what's on the inside. Picking up a typical magazine nowadays and flicking through the pages, you will see that every picture consists of someone with long, sleek hair that's had every strand stamped into place with hot steam irons, has gorgeously applied make-up, the most expensive of course, ..." Read review
21.07.2005

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Community Level 5kayleaf

kayleaf

Is Beauty Only Skin Deep? My Thoughts.

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DisadvantagesSee Opinion

"==What Is Beauty?== Another one of those concepts that's hard to really identify because too many people have conflicting ideas on the subject, what defines someone as truly beautiful? Is it their looks? Their figure? Their confidence? Their style? Their Ethnicity. In truth, I think it is none of these things and all of them at the same time, I know, it's a little bit of a contradiction but I think beauty is represented differently by everything. ==What ..." Read review
07.07.2010

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Community Level 6fuzzibear

fuzzibear

What is beauty?

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"This is something that I consider very close to my heart. I think that we all are guilty of pigeon holing people due to size, gender, looks or the choices they make with regards to their body, and yet we get annoyed when people do it to us. As i was growing up, fat people were pointed out to be in the street as freaks, same with people with tattoos and piercings. My family are relatively old fashioned, and in some regards, I felt that people were ..." Read review
02.08.2004

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Community Level 9LostWitness

LostWitness

NO PECS - NO SEX

AdvantagesYou can't judge a book by its cover...

Disadvantages...or can you?

"...could easily think that beauty is only skin deep because in the traditional sense, beauty is regarded as a physical thing. However, the debate is rather more profound that that, so I’ve tried to examine the question a little further. I have some stonkingly good-looking friends. I have some average looking friends. I have some quite odd looking friends. The fact of the matter is that I like them all in equal doses, if not in different ..." Read review
01.08.2002

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Community Level 7babajane32

babajane32

Scratching the surface..........

Advantagesgood looks, deeper beauty

Disadvantagesnothing underneath

"...The question about beauty is in my mind, a very broad one as beauty comes in many forms. The most obvious form of course being esthetically pleasing, yet there are many forms of beauty from the abstract to sound of a voice. Many forms are above the skin yet not obviously visible. To have an esthetically pleasing body,face or attractive hair is something many people are blessed with, others have to work for it and for others it is not given or ..." Read review
10.10.2003

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Community Level 5jeszikca

jeszikca

Is beauty only skin deep

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Disadvantages-

"...Drooling yet, lads? OK, she is drop-dead gorgeous, but wait a minute. She opens her mouth and starts bitching about her so-called best friend for being five minutes late, spitting out the insults like venom. After that, she has a childish tantrum because she has missed her favourite TV show and chucks a photo-frame onto the floor, smashing it to pieces, and then stalks off in a strop. Does she look so attractive now? Compared to that, think ..." Read review
28.05.2003

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Community Level 5freaklikeme

freaklikeme

The Kind Of Beauty That Matters

AdvantagesYou Decide

Disadvantages?

"“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” – so goes a well-known saying. But it is also in the eye of the owner or not as the case may be! You may be privileged enough to come from a respectable, loving and happy family. But this will do little for you if you feel dissatisfied with your appearance. Your family may try to encourage you but deep down you feel you are far from beautiful and that can make you depressed. People can feel rejected ..." Read review
31.10.2004

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Community Level 3chocdust

chocdust

Body Image

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"...what we should wear. Is it any wonder that so many young girls have eating disorders and demand designer labels? I'm going to skip over the designer label part, if the parent is willing to buy their child ridiculously expensive outfits that they will grow out of in 6 months then that's their dedcision. I watched a programme the other week, I think it was "Tonight" about young people with eating disorders. It was disturbing how these girls spoke ..." Read review
12.10.2003

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Is Beauty only skin deep-well you decide..

Advantagesopen your mouth and whatever you say you are admired.

Disadvantagesopen your mouth and whatever you say will condemm you.

"...average peer pressure these days is frighteningly manipulative.And seems no brakes are applied anywhere,far worse than they were just 10 -20 yrs ago! It disables the intelligent,the vulnerable,the socially shy- all the time! Don't get me wrong-I'm not talking about personal hygeine or willful neglect-there is nothing wrong with making the best we have been given,nothing wrong at all to look our best,or to invest our time in healthy excercise,good ..." Read review
24.01.2003

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Community Level 4Zoe123

Zoe123

Personality holds more weight than anything

Advantagessee op

Disadvantagessee op

"Is beauty only skin deep? In my opinion, yes it is! Why do I say that? Every single person in this world has qualities, even though at times you may not feel like you have, look in the mirror and tell yourself. It is so easy to put yourself down and I am a true one for this, how many of us can write a list stating 10 good and bad points about ourselves? I bet 9 out of 10 of us will have more bad than good. I have been with my partner ..." Read review
19.06.2003

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Community Level 5MonkeyMoo

MonkeyMoo

Beauty is the Beast

AdvantagesIf it's true, none

DisadvantagesIf it's true, loads

"...write about a subject that is fairly close to my heart – the question of whether beauty is only skin deep – or not. This has been brought to the forefront of my mind because I hired Shallow Hal out the other night and found it highly amusing, if somewhat cheesy. The concept of seeing a person’s inner beauty above all else was a very interesting one and of course I finally know now who Tony Robbins is! So onto the debate – ..." Read review
05.11.2002

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Community Level 6Bryn_Pearson

Bryn_Pearson

More to it than that.

Advantagesummm

Disadvantageserrr

"Beauty is a very subjective thing, and I think it pays to be conscious of what you see when you look at another person. Many of the things that are generally considered attractive - shiny hair, a full set of white teeth, clear skin, bright eyes, a trim figure a bit of muscle, gracefulness, and the like are all actually somewhat indicative of good health. On a subconscious level at least you are looking for a potential breeding partner, so good ..." Read review
04.11.2002

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