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Human attraction and evolution

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posted on Mar, 3 2019 @ 11:24 PM
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Why are certain humans “attracted” to other “attractive” people? What is it within a human that decides who is good looking and how physically pleasing they are? And I do not mean like gaining an attraction for someone based on mentality and who they are as an individual, but rather purely by appearance. And why does it matter? Why do humans feel that way?

A couple obvious conclusions would be that they are drawn to favorable genetics for future offspring and thus are subconsciously attracted to certain physical characteristics. Or that based on evolution women are drawn to men who can support and protect them while men are drawn to women who are healthy to bear and raise their children. Is it really that primal though? And how does this change and evolve within current times? I’m going to leave off there for you to think about for a bit, I’ll continue on.

What is it within a human that makes them look and appear the way they do? If you say that it is purely genetic and all humans are just random blobs of DNA wandering around mating to create more random blobs of DNA, that’s lazy thought and seems like an excuse for you to justify your own self-imposed insignificance in the universe.

It’s pretty simple to prove how thought can be modified to alter a person’s physical appearance and eventual DNA. For instance; consider a mother and daughter. The mother has a tendency to slouch, which the daughter inherits not genetically but habitually. This over time puts more stress on the spine, internal organs, hips, feet, mentality. Over many generations these symptoms become inherent as they are passed down repeatedly. So that even if there is an ancestor to fix their posture, their DNA is likely imprinted with many ailments associated with the wear tear and stress of preceding ancestors. On the other hand, if the daughter of the mother way back at the beginning (or at any point in this procession) realizes the way her mother thinks about herself and the world is impacting the way she stands, walks, sits and sleeps; then defect is realized and corrected. She can either change her posture, thus altering how she quite literally views the world, or vice versa. This will inevitably put less stress on her own body, and her habits will hopefully be passed down to her children. FYI genders do not matter all in this scenario it’s just easier to pick one.

So two conclusions emerge: attraction and appearance can be correlated to mindset, mindset can change the physical thus leading to alternative evolution. This is open ended for conversation and criticism.




posted on Mar, 3 2019 @ 11:35 PM
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Tests have been done on babies and it was found that babies will stare at people longer if they are attractive.
Parents favour more attractive children, teachers think higher of attractive students, attractive people are paid more and random strangers trust them more.
We are hardwired to want to be around attractive people.

According to studies attractiveness is a mix of dimension and spacing of facial features as well as facial symmetry.
It’s my theory that attractive people do have better genes, I’m not sure how or why or what the relationship is but it’s the only thing that makes sense to me



posted on Mar, 3 2019 @ 11:57 PM
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Is liquor involved?

That usually changes things.

That's how I got here.
edit on 4-3-2019 by madmac5150 because: For the record, I am of Scottish descent. We all got here after someone's bender.



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 12:02 AM
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a reply to: IkNOwSTuff

I appreciate your response, as well as the supporting background.

What I am actually trying to digress, is what is it within humans and babies that see something more within attractive individuals? Is there more to it than we are giving credit to? What about them saturates the air with a different aura that others are attracted to, and can anyone achieve this regardless of DNA or ancestral background?



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 12:02 AM
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a reply to: DoctorX11

Baby's memory of looking into mamma's face?



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 12:04 AM
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a reply to: madmac5150

Course it is, does that really change things?

Probably also how I got here, but somewhat irrelevant to the questions on hand.. seems like true thoughts are only more vocalized on a platform with a bit more freedom.



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 12:06 AM
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a reply to: dfnj2015

Hm ohh yeah. Sounds like Rick is in the building now



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 12:07 AM
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originally posted by: DoctorX11
a reply to: madmac5150

Course it is, does that really change things?

Probably also how I got here, but somewhat irrelevant to the questions on hand.. seems like true thoughts are only more vocalized on a platform with a bit more freedom.


...or, a bit more booze..

edit on 4-3-2019 by madmac5150 because: Yes, for the record... there IS something wrong with me...



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 12:18 AM
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posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 12:22 AM
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originally posted by: DoctorX11
a reply to: IkNOwSTuff

I appreciate your response, as well as the supporting background.

What I am actually trying to digress, is what is it within humans and babies that see something more within attractive individuals? Is there more to it than we are giving credit to? What about them saturates the air with a different aura that others are attracted to, and can anyone achieve this regardless of DNA or ancestral background?


What would be a very interesting experiment is to have a group judged on their looks then get a group of blind people to spend some time in their presence, not talking just close enough to pick up scents, pheromones and “auras”.
Would be very interesting to see if beauty was indeed just skin deep.

I doubt there’s any mysticism behind it and it’s just aesthetics, people like symmetry and order and beautiful faces posses these qualities



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 12:28 AM
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a reply to: IkNOwSTuff

This is precisely what I am most curious about though; is there something deeper than appearance within these individuals. Is there a more divine train of thought that changes their appearance to personify their inner spirituality that others naturally feel, and is manifested on the physical plain?

Good idea testing this with the blind. It would be fascinating (and slightly discouraging) to discover what truly makes the difference. Even though we are all human and equal in many respects, not every human is born equal.



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 12:28 AM
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repeat post.
edit on 4-3-2019 by DoctorX11 because: connection sucks.



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 01:30 AM
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originally posted by: IkNOwSTuff
Tests have been done on babies and it was found that babies will stare at people longer if they are attractive.


That's not entirely true.. Babies stare at me incessantly and I'm hideous.

with their creepy, beady little baby, serial killer eyes..

I actually find myself attracted to the quirks in a woman, as long as there is substance within. But I think that overall, every species that has a brain and nervous system, seeks out a mate that has desirable traits. What was once the strongest of the herd or pack that could raise strong offspring and protect the unit, has now been replaced by cosmetic traits and financial status, to be discarded if/when a better suitor comes along.

And with the advent of social media, things have gotten so, so much worse.



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 02:34 AM
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I think different people may have different standards for attractiveness. For instance some men think petite blondes are the most attractive women, while others enjoy a taller curvacious woman with dark hair and dark eyes.

I absolutely love a large hooked nose on a man, where some women may not find it attractive.

As they say, beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.
edit on 4-3-2019 by Sheye because: (no reason given)



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 04:03 AM
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originally posted by: IkNOwSTuff
Tests have been done on babies and it was found that babies will stare at people longer if they are attractive.
Parents favour more attractive children, teachers think higher of attractive students, attractive people are paid more and random strangers trust them more.
We are hardwired to want to be around attractive people.


You are right in that.....I had three very attractive daughters who life treated

very favourably from the cradle. I impressed on them that they were very

lucky and life would open many doors for them BUT.... if they didnt develop

a personality....... thats as far as they would get 'the door'!



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 04:05 AM
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originally posted by: madmac5150
Is liquor involved?

That usually changes things.

That's how I got here.



Hmmn.......

You have a very temporary solution there



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 04:19 AM
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originally posted by: IkNOwSTuff

What would be a very interesting experiment is to have a group judged on their looks then get a group of blind people to spend some time in their presence, not talking just close enough to pick up scents, pheromones and “auras”.
Would be very interesting to see if beauty was indeed just skin deep.
I doubt there’s any mysticism behind it and it’s just aesthetics, people like symmetry and order and beautiful faces posses these qualities



I am from a time when you actually went out and met people. I can remember

often looking at a group and liking the look of someone, then eventually when

meeting up with the group I would find another member more attractive due to

personality, manners, voice and the attraction of the science of pheromones.



I feel sorry for the youth of today just swiping left or right
you cant get much

from a touched up to within an inch of life photograph!!



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 04:37 AM
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originally posted by: DoctorX11
a reply to: IkNOwSTuff

This is precisely what I am most curious about though; is there something deeper than appearance within these individuals. Is there a more divine train of thought that changes their appearance to personify their inner spirituality that others naturally feel, and is manifested on the physical plain?



Isn't that the moral often taught in children's stories?



Inspired by Victor Hugo's classic novel, the heroic adventures of Quasimodo, the gentle and lonely bell ringer of Notre Dame, This critically acclaimed masterpiece is an "uplifting, thrilling story with a heart-touching message that emerges from the comedy and song" . At the urging of his hilarious gargoyle pals Victor, Hugo, and Laverne, Quasimodo leaves the solitary safety of his tower, venturing out to find his first true friend, the gypsy beauty Esmerelda. The most unlikely of heroes, Quasi fights to save the people and the city he loves and, in turn, helps us to see people for who they are, rather than how they appear.



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 05:26 AM
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a reply to: DoctorX11

I recall learning its based on Symmetry.

If she has a nice symmetrical face - she's going to be cute.

If she has a nice symmetrical body...she's going to be hot.

If she has a nice symmetrical booty...well... excuse me please, I'm all fired up.



posted on Mar, 4 2019 @ 06:13 AM
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I think when we are born there is already a plan in place for us to meet and have relationships with specific people in this world.

Sal

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