Judgment and Superficiality Beauty is only skin deep Beauty is in the eye of the beholder “Beauty is only skin deep” and “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” can be very controversial quotes to some people. Those quotes are all based on how they are viewed by other people. You may not believe in them but others might believe strongly in them. First, “Beauty is only skin deep” all depends on what type of person you are. Both quotes rate directly to each other but let’s pull them apart separately.
The ease into which people fall into the modern trends is astonishing and should be alarming. One in particular that is rather disturbing to analyze is the ideas of beauty that are perceived by some people. Beauty can be interpreted in many ways and some say “it’s in the eye of the beholder”. Reality is that many only see beauty as a difficult or impossible vision and go to extremes to achieve the unachievable. Beauty is a toxin for lost teens or gullible adults; it tricks them into changing their own characteristics to try to be attractive.
Although physical beauty is an illusion, people are attracted to physically beautiful people. When someone we think is attractive walks into the room, we are drawn toward them. However, this is only superficial because once you talk to a physically beautiful person and they are unkind, unwelcoming, and only worried about their appearance, most people do not want to be around them. Some people are born naturally physically beautiful while others are not so “lucky.” This makes people look in the mir... ... middle of paper ... .... We often see other’s character and change to be like them. By doing this, we lose our own inner beauty.
The correlation of beauty with power is embedded in our cultural belief system, but the reasoning behind it is flawed. Beauty is genetic, we are born with or without it, so the power endowed to certain individuals based on their looks is completely undeserved. However, society has decided that looks matter so much that they can’t be ignored; even though they should be. It is this contemporary emphasis on beauty which has forced people, predominantly women, to cripple under the pressure put on people to be
Today, the idea of beauty has been turned into unattainable forms by media, trends, and marketing. To reach the social’s standard of beauty, many people have gone anorexic, bulimic, or have been addicted to plastic surgery. Many people are wasting money on beauty products to make themselves prettier, but they forget that their inner beauty is more important. Inner beauty is an essential key to the overall appearance of someone. Beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder and is the combination of inner and outer attractiveness of one
There are people who believe that inner beauty is more important. Sadly, societies nowadays have narrowed down the appreciation of beauty to only visual sense, but we forget that the inside of a person can also determine their true beauty. We tend to judge others’ quickly and harshly merely based on their appearance. For example, a guy with black skin, thick beard, and big muscles is considered violent and fiery. Another guy is seen as cute and trustworthy because he has white skin and a baby face.
So, speaking of technicalities, beauty varies in the eyes of the beholder or the individual’s opinion. In today’s society, beauty as been fabricated and has somehow molded into different categories depending on appearance, gender, race, and age. If that individual does not ‘make the cut’ or falls short, they are considered unappealing. Yes, America has accepted different types of beauty, but is only tolerant to a certain extent. The same hand that pats us on the back is the same hand that pushes us away for being different.
Name: Mok Tsz Shuen LANG 1003A T23 Assessed Writing Task People may sometimes have a misinterpretation that the concept of beauty can be defined effortlessly. They may instantly think of some beautiful objects, but not the way to explain the beauty with precise wordings as it is harder to express what beauty is than they think. The debate on how to delineate beauty remains in a stalemate. One of the major arguments is that whether there is a universal perception of beauty. This essay will argue that there are no universal concepts of beauty because people are influenced by culture and social environment.
To even some of the world’s greatest philosophers, the idea of beauty remains an enigma. Is beauty a universal concept able to be defined or is it strictly perceived in the mind of the individual? While ideas of beauty are to some degree a matter of personal preference, they are also influenced by the social norms surrounding us; thus, beauty exists in the culturally-conditioned eye of the beholder. Cultures across the world have very different philosophies on what it means to be beautiful. In western countries, the unibrow is considered unattractive and is often ridiculed.
While this form of advertising may somewhat increases a product's market share, many people suffer from inner conflicts as a result of f... ... middle of paper ... ...l attention such as a therapist for the individuals to accept themselves for who they are. In conclusion, body image is not to be taken lightly. People should make up their minds that they will not be negatively influenced by the media. In doing this, the public can view the media for what it truly is, a means of conveying information or providing entertainment. Good common sense should tell a woman that the overly attractive person in an advertisement is a model and should be admired for her beauty, all women are not required to look like a model to be attractive.