Posts tagged ‘appearance’

March 19, 2017

Words of Advice

by duncanr

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May 14, 2014

Appearance Determines Assistance

by duncanr

The whole point of the tale Jesus told of the Good Samaritan was that he did not judge by appearances before going to the aid of the injured traveler (Jews and Samaritans were not bosom buddies)

2000+ years later, human behaviour has not changed much, it seems

via Kindness

January 14, 2014

Lizzie Velasquez’s TED Talk

by duncanr

Lizzie Velasquez has a rare genetic condition which means she can’t gain weight

In this vid, she explains the change in her life following the discovery on youtube of a video describing her as ‘the world’s ugliest woman’

September 9, 2012

Men Prefer Brains to Big Boobs

by duncanr

Some researchers claim that in societies where there is marked gender inequality, i.e., women are subservient to men, the traits men find attractive in a woman are a pretty face and big tits, whereas women place a higher priority on a man’s wealth than his looks. These preferences are explained in terms of evolutionary theory – pretty face and curvy figure a sign of fertility (really?), and wealth a sign that the man is able to provide for a woman and her children

They also claim that . . .

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