• Rachel Setzer commented on the blog post How can the desire to feel/be pretty coexist with beauty?   1 year, 7 months ago · View

    Defining beauty along those lines only reinforces the ideas that I’m trying to shift. A person’s sole purpose is not to perpetuate the species. There are enough humans now that it’s okay for a person to simply exist for the sake of existing, and be beautiful for the sake of beauty. I believe that people [...]

  • Rachel Setzer commented on the blog post How can the desire to feel/be pretty coexist with beauty?   1 year, 7 months ago · View

    I wasn’t talking about sex. I wasn’t talking about physically attractiveness as a means to sex as an end. I wasn’t talking about beauty that way either. My analysis is simplistic, (superficial, you might say), because I am discussing something which is entirely superficial. I don’t really have an interest in the sexual aspects of [...]

  • Rachel Setzer wrote a new blog post: How can the desire to feel/be pretty coexist with beauty?   1 year, 7 months ago · View

    ThumbnailX-posted from Art of the Possible I did not create this image. I found it in a google image search.If this is your image, thanks for making it.

    Let’s get one thing perfectly clear: beauty and pretty are not the same thing . A conventionally attractive person is no more guaranteed to be beautiful than a conventionally unattractive person or a person [...]
  • Rachel Setzer commented on the blog post What We Missed   1 year, 7 months ago · View

    You could have knocked me over with a feather when I read that piece in the NYT about fat people not automatically dying as soon as they become fat. I was so shocked that a paper that people read would publish that! Maybe the tide is turning and being fat is no longer a crime?

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