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    the topic of appearance discrimination. Discrimination is a main issue in the world today. There are laws now that protect people against discrimination towards religion, gender, race, etc. Although there are laws to protect people, there is still discrimination going on against appearance. This type of discrimination occurs a great deal in the workplace. Employers are making policies on how they want their employees to look. This causes issues that end up being described as appearance discrimination

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    What is appearance versus reality? Something that someone appears to be in person, but in reality they aren’t (like having two different characters). As people we judge things fully on their appearance, but in reality they may be very different then what we perceive them to be. Shakespeare uses theme appearance versus reality in his plays to show the audience that things will not always be what they seem. By using this theme shakespeare delves deeper into the darker side of humanity. Like many works

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    Appearance wise, we are all pretty much stuck with what we have. Although there are methods to modify or enhance our appearance, we can’t completely transform it. Every one of us is uniquely different but throughout the ages, society has established many stereotypes for beauty. We all attempt to transform ourselves with hopes to match the ideal appearance. The question is, does any of it really matter? Nothing matters or doesn’t matter without context. Do video games matter? If the context is me

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    Over the past decades there have been many studies that have looked into the concept of appearance and its effects toward the likelihood of ether being hired for a job that someone applied for or becoming an elected official in which they were voted in by the people the person will be governing. Regardless of the case, appearance can be very influential to how someone like a job interviewer or the people of a town will portray a certain someone by the way they present themselves and their physical

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    “Appearance is something absolute, but reality is not that way- everything is interdependent, not absolute” – Dalai Lama. There is more to a person than what they appear to be. Often times people are accepted or rejected in terms of a person’s self perception on what is acceptable or not, based on what they look like. First impressions are formed rapidly and people believe those impressions are highly accurate (Pine, 2011). Before even speaking to someone, most people envision exactly what type of

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    PEOPLE SHOULDN'T BE JUDGED BASED ON THEIR APPEARANCE Everyone is different in their thinking, feelings and in their style. We don't know others personally, like the tough situations or feelings, thoughts or grievances they have. We also can't choose what happens to us, whether we get a disability or a deformity, illnesses or our appearance. That is the sad reality of life. Why then, do people judge others because of something way out of their control? They can't help how they feel or what happens/happened

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    The Unity of Appearance The novel Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse exemplifies the idea behind appearance. The novel is able – through dialogue, events, and descriptions – to show how appearance does not exemplify the world as a whole, yet how appearance does not symbolize nothing, but instead how appearance matters in the sense that it changes and tells a story. Appearance matters in a way that all objects of the world portray their story through their appearance. Appearance allows someone or something

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    Society is obsessed with appearances. We idolize those with seemingly perfect bodies and lives. We imagine what life would be like in their shoes and wish we could look like them. These are the issues that Sammy comes up against in John Updike’s short story “A&P”. Sammy starts the story as a carefree teenager, judging the customers that come into the store. But as the story continues, Sammy reveals how people judge others based on appearances and social status and what consequences these judgements

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    Not everyone or everything may appear the way they initially seem to be. Appearance versus reality is observed in everyday life, whether it be in relationships or in novels. Individuals should keep an open mind and always strive to further examine one’s views and perceptions of others. Some people may appear trustworthy, but in reality are not. It is one’s own examinations that will help make these individual determinations. Some people are quick to judge others, but there are many inner layers

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    Discrimination based on physical appearance, or lookism, has had a heavy impact throughout history. For example, it is a common belief that John F. Kennedy’s more favorable looks were a contributing factor in his 1960 presidential win against Richard Nixon. To a lot of people, it may appear that beautiful people have an unfair advantage in life. As a result of this belief, a world where becoming beautiful is a rite of passage for all people seems to have an almost utopia-like quality, but that is

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