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Re: Beautiful People.com Controversy

Are those the beautiful people? bah!
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What Sky said is basicaly my thoughts. Someone who bases their worth on how they look is setting themselves up for a whole lot of unhappiness when their physical beauty fades. What are they then left with? It would never be too late to discover their inner self & the beauty that lies therein either that or one of the could start a usedtobebeautifulpeople.com and give each other tips on the best face lifts & anti ageing creams.
But isn't that still placing the emphasis on physical beauty, albeit faded beauty?

Better would be: amnothaveneverbeennoreeverwantedtobebeautiful
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Old 30.06.2011, 19:56
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When a punch of idiots start a website on how someone looks, how rich and awesome someone is, you just walk away and sympathize their narrow idiotic minds....they're nothing but punch of clueless idiots
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Re: Beautiful People.com Controversy

Yes because if that is all they value they will continue to want it faded or not.

I am up for your web site

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But isn't that still placing the emphasis on physical beauty, albeit faded beauty?

Better would be: amnothaveneverbeennoreeverwantedtobebeautiful
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Old 30.06.2011, 20:16
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Yes because if that is all they value they will continue to want it faded or not.

I am up for your web site
Yeah, me as well Nicola, count me in !!
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Old 01.07.2011, 00:02
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Re: Beautiful People.com Controversy

I kinda disagree with the 700 000 different criteria to what is beautiful and what's not. Ideally it would be like this, if media didn't push one single model (with slight modifications, variations). That's also the reason why I think a site like that is pointless.
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Punch or Pinch?
/looks down

Paunch.
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Re: Beautiful People.com Controversy

Beauty is not measurable, not objective etc. fine.
BUT:
- symetrical face structure appeals more, independently of culture
- western made over women all tend to look the same, there must be a more or less conscious archetypologic ideal among all those clients of plastic surgery (barbie bimbo style).

That being said, Germans have a distinction geil/schön and French have a distinction charme/beauté. Being beautiful is not enough. And I not even talking about personality on top of it.
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Old 01.07.2011, 00:53
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Re: Beautiful People.com Controversy

I refute the 700'000 argument....cause 700'000 can be wrong also. How many people consider Britney Spears as good singer?

Secondly why it upsets so many people? exclusion discrimination all the components that we as social beings like.
it has this bad and bitter taste of eugenics, aryanism etc.....
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Old 01.07.2011, 07:53
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I refute the 700'000 argument....cause 700'000 can be wrong also. How many people consider Britney Spears as good singer?
Ehem, nobody over the age of 14's opinion counts. And those over... weren't "listening".

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Secondly why it upsets so many people? exclusion discrimination all the components that we as social beings like.
it has this bad and bitter taste of eugenics, aryanism etc.....
But that's really the question. There are plenty of other "elite" organizations, though granted not usually purely about looks, that don't get nearly so much exposure. I really don't see why this pointless site gets any media at all... so, they don't like you... doesn't mean they're dumb, doesn't mean you're smart; just means that you don't fit their ideal, so go find people you do fit with...

Quite frankly, accusing all "beautiful" people of being shallow or dumb is just as bad as accusing all ugly people of being incompetent. I understand the generalities of these demographics, and the fact they've subscribed to such a group doesn't exactly speak well for them, but blanket statements like that just scream self-pacifying... the whole "well, I didn't want the candy anyway, I bet it tastes bad!!" that you'll find in grade school... It really doesn't make the accuser any better, especially in personality, than those accused.
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Old 01.07.2011, 10:06
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Re: Beautiful People.com Controversy

What is beauty?
Seems clear to me

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Old 01.07.2011, 13:18
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Re: Beautiful People.com Controversy

All the bald guys trying to wear hair ?

That gent in your pic, surely looks really nice with a big smile and no wig
Women don't care, or Bruce Willis wouldn't be considered so attractive.
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Old 01.07.2011, 13:23
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All the bald guys trying to wear hair ?

That gent in your pic, surely looks really nice with a big smile and no wig
Women don't care, or Bruce Willis wouldn't be considered so attractive.
Yes he does

It's not the first time he's been called Bruce Willis.
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Old 01.07.2011, 13:24
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That gent in your pic, surely looks really nice with a big smile and no wig
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Women don't care, or Bruce Willis wouldn't be considered so attractive.
Oddy enough my favorite niece said I looked like Bruce. That's why she's my favorite
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Old 01.07.2011, 13:25
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Beauty is not measurable, not objective etc. fine.
BUT:
- symetrical face structure appeals more, independently of culture
- western made over women all tend to look the same, there must be a more or less conscious archetypologic ideal among all those clients of plastic surgery (barbie bimbo style).

That being said, Germans have a distinction geil/schön and French have a distinction charme/beauté. Being beautiful is not enough. And I not even talking about personality on top of it.

No--but we can all agree when someone is brutally ugly :P
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Old 01.07.2011, 13:30
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Oddy enough my favorite niece said I looked like Bruce. That's why she's my favorite

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Old 01.07.2011, 13:36
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What is it with you boys and balloons?
Is that a balloon rabbit? 'Cos from a distance it looks like hare.



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Old 01.07.2011, 13:40
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Re: Beautiful People.com Controversy

I most definitely agree with DB's earlier post...

That website is about as "high school" as it gets.
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I refute the 700'000 argument....cause 700'000 can be wrong also. How many people consider Britney Spears as good singer?
But if beauty is subjective, how can 700,000 people be ''wrong'' about what they find individually attractive ?


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Secondly why it upsets so many people? exclusion discrimination all the components that we as social beings like.
it has this bad and bitter taste of eugenics, aryanism etc.....
Alright, but I've never seen controversy over any ''plus-size'' dating sites...does this mean, only the (again, perceived) ''under-privileged'' can form exclusive clubs?
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Old 01.07.2011, 14:14
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Re: Beautiful People.com Controversy

My issue with this website is that I think it's just one more thing to help perpetuate shallowness.

I'm curious... If there was a way to gauge the overall shallowness of humanity, how different the level would be BEFORE the advent of mass media, pop culture, etc.

But I guess that even the ancient Greeks worshiped physical beauty. Of course, though, they also thought the earth was the center of the Universe.
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