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
Businesses profit/benefit big time from "our" need to be accepted.
to me, this is like saying that the obesity epidemic is an accident.