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Old 10-23-2010, 07:09 AM   #5
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Default Re: The psychology behind plastic surgery

Originally Posted by LJJ
The bottom line is that people are concerned with how others view them. Some a bit more than the other. Paying thousands to voluntarily go through surgery to make your nose a little smaller is a bit extreme maybe, but the motivation behind it is purely natural and common to all regular/healthy people.

i doubt that the ingrained insecurity is "purely natural".

many cultures around the world, namely n.american culture, are obsessed w/vanity.

Businesses profit/benefit big time from "our" need to be accepted.

to me, this is like saying that the obesity epidemic is an accident.
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