Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder Essay

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Have it your way at Burger King. In that case, I’ll have a body about twenty pounds lighter with a butt and breast enlargement please. Wouldn’t it be great if we could order the bodies we live in like ordering food from a fast food restaurant? It would be so much easier if we could just choose our own ideal bodies, wouldn’t it? Unfortunately we don’t live in this utopia, and whatever body you’re born with, that’s what you get, so learn to love the body you were born with. As Plato once put it, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” This basically means that everyone has their own beauty and just because you don’t find someone attractive doesn’t mean somebody else doesn’t, or even more importantly, that they don’t love themselves. Because I agree with this statement, I believe that this constant pressure people are put under by society to lose weight and lose it fast, is not only a ridiculous request, but it can be detrimental to someone’s health to suggest they come to Ihop hungry, and leave still hungry, and when so many women are willing to risk their health to have the body that society deems acceptable shows that most if not all women have been taught to hate themselves for not having the “perfect” body. When it comes to body image we must first as people learn to accept ourselves for who we are, accept that the process of losing weight is a process that takes time and effort, and that if you are not a doctor, someone else’s body problems are none of your business.

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