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a reply to: tigertatzen Lol, an intellectual connection is the least of my considerations when it comes to sexual attraction.
It's a reverse psychology of sorts..."I am among the beautiful people, but I can identify with you lowly people and I share your pain (of not being like me)." This, in an attempt to gain concurrence with their own elevated view of themselves. They are, in essence, creating an audience for themselves where one does not exist.
Well ya! Its obvious a joke. Sometimes people take jokes serious, it happens all the time. I can say I have never seen any of these beautiful people your talking about, oh I seen some good looking people, but online, offline, in media, in everything. Nope not a one, just peoples of different shapes and sizes and makes etc etc. So as you can see I am quite curious on just what this thing you all are talking about looks like and is and all of that. And all i get from the op is a bunch of writing on a bunch of enclosed theories. Ya! I call shenanigans on that. I think you all are all deluded. It is good, people need hobbies and such. But please keep your delusions to a minimum. You may continue on with your case somewere else dude. But sorry I just don't see it. Which leads me to come to the conclusion that you all are trolling or this is a joke, or a hoax.
It is also a fact that numerous studies have been conducted, one of the most famous being the study of how infants reacted to people with "perfect" facial measurements as opposed to people with more asymmetrical features, and it is also a fact that the infants spent longer periods of time looking at the symmetrical faces and returned their gazes to those faces markedly more frequently than those with asymmetrical faces. So, no hoax there.
It is also not a joke, by any stretch of the imagination. Such importance is being placed, especially via social media, as someone already mentioned, on some preconceived standard for what is beautiful and what is not that people are literally killing themselves trying to be someone they are not. And that is not a hoax either.
As far as your assertion that you cannot understand the concept of one thing looking more visually appealing than another, I'm sorry, but that's a great big "nope".
Everyone on this planet with a functioning brain has preferences. Food, colors, scents, textures...and physical traits in a potential mate, to name a few. You cannot tell me that you are unaware that people typically consider, say, Claudia Schiffer to be more beautiful than Rosie O'Donnell. No one can walk this earth and actually be that clueless.
But we're talking about facial skeletal structure being a deciding factor in regard to what is or is not the standard for beauty and what we as human beings are more drawn to the closer those faces are to possessing that symmetry. And how people who have that symmetry are intrinsically treated differently than those who do not. That is a valid topic of discussion, backed by decades of sound research, so no, it does not belong in the hoax bin.
originally posted by: GoShredAK
Anyway, if anyone does, does any of this make sense to anybody?
originally posted by: stumason
originally posted by: boymonkey74
Sorry ladies but you lot can be right bitches..as soon as a new young support worker starts at my work the knives and little remarks come out.
I shake my head.
Us men can't be arse being jealous of each others looks (never met a more handsome and modest person as myself remember ).
Quite right again - My missus is doing her nut right now because I have to talk to a 24 year old girl who works as an Incident Manager at my work.
Yes, we've become mates and chat quite a bit outside of work via text etc, but nothing is going on. She lives in Manchester, so is some 250 miles from me and none of the messages between us have ever been saucy, but my lady is insanely jealous of her. We ended up having a barny yesterday (Xmas Day!) because we exchanged "Merry Christmas" messages.
Yes, this girl is rather hot and is some 9 years my junior but as I said, we're just mates. My missus has got it into her head that given half the chance I would leap into bed with her - my feelings aside, this other girl has not indicated any interest in me like that (I assume - I'm a bloke, I tend not to notice these things) so even if I wanted to, what's to say I could?
My missus seems to think I am God's gift to women and can have whomever I choose - it's nice she thinks that way, but I am reasonably certain it isn't true!
Stick a bunch of women in a room and they will start arguing over something (anything) pretty soon. They all compete with each other a lot more than men ever do. It's like that Family Guy episode where Stuey puts the guys into a VR sim to see if they were truly friends - eventually they do work it out after teaming up to solve what was going on... When he did it to the women, they didn't even try to find out each others names before descending into violence after 5 minutes...
originally posted by: Bluesma
Whether a woman or a man, I wonder if this isn't part of how we develop personalities that are introverted or extroverted.
The extroverted always assume that EVERYONE loves to have all eyes on them when they enter the room Often the concept that some people hate that and are filled with anxiety and dread when that happens isn't even conceivable!
I think your confused. Infants also look at toys with wonder, they also look at a bunch of other things, so I would have to say how was this study done, what were the confines and rules and regulations. As for symmetry, well I do believe all of that has more to do with pretty faces then symmetry, if all our faces were perfectly symmetrical we would look really ridiculous. What your talking about is the evolutionary predisposition in any group of people to any given context of characteristics in peoples faces which are considered good looking, not even beautiful that word may mean something else entirely but good looking, basically what people consider for various reason to be somebody who is easy on the eyes. I see you do not even grasp the concept, if your so interested in this you should likely dig a bit deeper then the surface of such shallow understandings. But that may be a challenge for you, likely even an impossibility. What your actually saying is that the effect is the cause, when generally even in this the thing you call beauty the cause ie evolution and a bunch of other factors lead to an effect that effect being what people consider to be beautiful or good looking. Its almost like your trying to go backwards at it, but your offering a statement, to which I can only nod my head and say...OK, OK, so what of it?
I see you do not even grasp the concept, if your so interested in this you should likely dig a bit deeper then the surface of such shallow understandings. But that may be a challenge for you, likely even an impossibility.
It is a joke, all of social media is a joke as well. The fact that people would go to such lengths for a joke does not mean or discount it as not being a joke. It just means people should not take jokes to seriously or to such lengths. Also hoaxes have been known to be perpetrated and be believed on massive scales before by all kinds of people for quite literally generations and generations. This is not new, nor does it discount it from being a hoax.
This is a haox because most of what you put fort as claim of beauty is the opinion of people and not even that a select group of people.
I did not know who Claudia Schiffer was, so I googled her. If I were trying to be nice I would say she is not bad looking, but what of it? In fact I cant even say who is better looking between the two, but I would give the edge to Schiffer merely due to that it looks she is in better shape, or at least from the pictures I seen. There were hundreds but I clicked on the first ones that came out, which was pics of her now. She does look a bit better in her younger pictures though. OK it is decided Claudia Shiffer has a slight advantage in being better looking then Rosie O'Donnell. Though I am sure that now if Rosie lost some weight and got less crazy she would give Shiffer a run for her money in the looks department then and now
OK it is decided Claudia Shiffer has a slight advantage in being better looking then Rosie O'Donnell. Though I am sure that now if Rosie lost some weight and got less crazy she would give Shiffer a run for her money in the looks department then and now
Must be just me then, or are we going by the world in what the magazines say. I mean how much makeup would it require to turn even somebody like Rosie into a stunner.
Lets make this more interesting. Which ones of these dudes do you think is more beautiful? And just to make it more easier for you and more on your level, I have selected a video full of glitz and glamour and today's Coup de gras of beautifying graces something so sublime as to be perfect that something being known as Photoshop skills.