Dont Judge a Book by the Cover Essay

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You Can’t Tell Many people feel that you can tell a lot about a person by observing what they wear and what they eat. This is not the case. Choice of clothing and eating habits, in no way, allow you to pass judgment on a person. Judging people based on these factors is extremely shallow. What one wears and eats in no way depicts character, behavior, or even intelligence. One simply cannot know a person by looking at them and observing what they eat. Such a thought is ridiculous.      Instead of looking at clothing and what one is eating, character should be the basis for opinion. Judging a book by the cover only leads to surprises, and in this case, judging a human by dress can lead to surprises as well. Just…show more content…
Wearing nice clothes and eating fancy food means nothing if the person behaves like a child. A person wearing dirty clothes and eating out of the garbage may behave better. This is why prejudging people can often wrong. A bum with good manners and behavior would be more pleasant to be around than a rich, snob with no manners and horrible behavior. One cannot have a full outlook on an individual by just viewing their dress and eating habits. Looking at someone’s clothing or what is in their refrigerator does not depict behavior.      By seeing what one wears and eats in no way allows you to know if the person is intelligent. Crazy as it sounds, some bums are educated, smart people. These bums eating from garbage’s may even carry a conversation better than someone wearing a business suit and eating Red Lobster every night. An intelligent person could simply choose not to care about dress. Not all smart people conform to what society feels is appropriate. Some may choose to dress like bums simply because they don’t care. It doesn’t mean they’re any less smart or have less money. It could mean that such petty things do not get to this person. To me this shows tremendous strength. Intelligence cannot be judged by observing one’s clothing and eating habits.      One cannot tell a lot about people by observing what they wear and eat. Character, behavior, and intelligence tell you a
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