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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 575 PriorityRed 22-Mar-04 01:40
Re: Reality Shows Promoting Cosmetic Surgery 177 ananda 22-Mar-04 05:15
Re: Reality Shows Promoting Cosmetic Surgery 189 Jergat 22-Mar-04 13:51
What's the problem? 173 David L 22-Mar-04 15:51
Re: Oh The Irony! 184 PriorityRed 22-Mar-04 16:13
Re: Oh The Irony! 192 David L 22-Mar-04 17:54
Re: Oh The Irony! 144 Valkyrie 22-Mar-04 18:38
Re: Oh The Irony! 189 David L 22-Mar-04 23:15
Re: Oh The Irony! 176 Richard Fusniak 23-Mar-04 01:51
Re: Oh The Irony! 185 David L 23-Mar-04 15:36
Re: Oh The Irony! 179 Richard Fusniak 23-Mar-04 18:39
Re: Oh The Irony! 187 David L 23-Mar-04 22:54
Re: Oh The Irony! 144 Valkyrie 22-Mar-04 19:06
Vouching for vanity 189 Jergat 22-Mar-04 19:06
Re: Vouching for vanity 181 David L 22-Mar-04 23:32
Re: Vouching for vanity 150 Valkyrie 23-Mar-04 08:29
Here's the problem 165 Richard Fusniak 22-Mar-04 18:30
Re: Here's the problem 181 David L 22-Mar-04 23:42
Re: Here's the problem 172 Richard Fusniak 23-Mar-04 01:42
Re: Here's the problem 161 David L 23-Mar-04 01:48
Re: Reality Shows Promoting Cosmetic Surgery 179 smetters 23-Mar-04 18:28
Re: Reality Shows Promoting Cosmetic Surgery 223 Aarooga 26-Mar-04 15:05
Re: Reality Shows Promoting Cosmetic Surgery 324 Archietype 26-Mar-04 18:14


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