Re: the beauty myth

Gil Hardwick (
Wed, 26 Apr 1995 05:11:23 GMT

In article <3nfmn5$>, absolut skeptic ( writes:
> Now, I know the cliche "beauty is in the eye of beholder" has been
>a long-held belief in our society, but I'm interested in how the theory
>of beauty being the influence of culture, media and society has become
>a widely believed notion in modern society. Who might be the first to
>suggest it ?? and how have they backed up their theory.

This particular cliche was circulated for no better reason than to
encourage people who are beautiful to be far more tolerant of people
who are ugly.

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