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Once again, have to agree. I am myself in a profession in which I have to help and feel empathy on a daily basis, and if I do not feel good from the inside to the outside, I am not able to do that efficiently.

The thing I would like to ask everyone: It is common to judge people who are born with good looks that their appearance is not a positive attribute since they don't have anything to do with having it, it is something they are just lucky to have. But if you think about it, doesn't the same go for intelligence, which is considered an attribute that a "good" person has? Also that is based on genetics, just like good looks. So couldn't both sides be considered a blessing in a way, something that should be used to promote good and beauty around us?

And furthermore, couldn't taking care of your appearance be considered a favour to others? At least I do feel uplifted whenever I meet someone who is BOTH caring and beautiful.

And as for the teenagers who have breast-augmentation done, there the responsibility should be the surgeons. There should be more ethics inside that profession.

Val

P.S. David, do not know about the little girl in the well, since I am not from USA, but suppose that is a good example of your point.

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Reality Shows Promoting Cosmetic Surgery 506 PriorityRed 22-Mar-04 01:40
Re: Reality Shows Promoting Cosmetic Surgery 154 ananda 22-Mar-04 05:15
Re: Reality Shows Promoting Cosmetic Surgery 149 Jergat 22-Mar-04 13:51
What's the problem? 149 David L 22-Mar-04 15:51
Re: Oh The Irony! 160 PriorityRed 22-Mar-04 16:13
Re: Oh The Irony! 170 David L 22-Mar-04 17:54
Re: Oh The Irony! 120 Valkyrie 22-Mar-04 18:38
Re: Oh The Irony! 167 David L 22-Mar-04 23:15
Re: Oh The Irony! 150 Richard Fusniak 23-Mar-04 01:51
Re: Oh The Irony! 152 David L 23-Mar-04 15:36
Re: Oh The Irony! 148 Richard Fusniak 23-Mar-04 18:39
Re: Oh The Irony! 161 David L 23-Mar-04 22:54
Re: Oh The Irony! 123 Valkyrie 22-Mar-04 19:06
Vouching for vanity 164 Jergat 22-Mar-04 19:06
Re: Vouching for vanity 156 David L 22-Mar-04 23:32
Re: Vouching for vanity 127 Valkyrie 23-Mar-04 08:29
Here's the problem 143 Richard Fusniak 22-Mar-04 18:30
Re: Here's the problem 149 David L 22-Mar-04 23:42
Re: Here's the problem 151 Richard Fusniak 23-Mar-04 01:42
Re: Here's the problem 138 David L 23-Mar-04 01:48
Re: Reality Shows Promoting Cosmetic Surgery 154 smetters 23-Mar-04 18:28
Re: Reality Shows Promoting Cosmetic Surgery 199 Aarooga 26-Mar-04 15:05
Re: Reality Shows Promoting Cosmetic Surgery 275 Archietype 26-Mar-04 18:14


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