Sunday, April 29, 2007

the Beauty Myth

I really hope this links http://jade-nadezhda.blogspot.com/

this blog entry and the images uses really demonstrates a point that I think everyone needs to address.

THE FAKE STATUS OF OUR SOCIETY and THE IMPOSSIBLE EXTREEMS THAT PERFECTION EXPECTS

makes me blood boil

4 comments:

Nadia said...

thank you so much!
i'm trying to get more people to know about the site, so thanks for putting up the link :)
please stop by again sometime

Lucy Ann Wade said...

The book by Naomi Wolf, "Beauty Myth" comes up with a theory as to why this is, if you're interested. Basically, patriarch wants to represent women as submissive, subservient, so tries to get her to physically weaken herself to a size 4 (USA size 0) in order to be 'attractive'.

Sabrina Mei-Li Smith said...

Nadia - what you are doing with that site is fucking magic! If anybody wants to see it it's got a link on hte side of my blog. Feel free to click!

Lucy - Yeah I read that book by Woolf, am currently treging through "Promiscuities" by her at the moment

Nadia said...

:) :)
thanks for the link!!!
and yeah, "the beauty myth" is a wonderful book.