Body Blues?

Sometimes I wish I could do as this woman did, and avoid mirrors for a year. I wish I didn’t spend time brushing my hair, worrying about my hair line, checking my teeth for food, and looking at my posture as I passed by storefronts. I wonder what the world would look like if we […]

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who’s pretty?

It is a fiction that a laissez-faire approach to markets create the results that we see in the world. An article on the front page of today’s New York Times talks about how despite the fact that Brazilians themselves see beauty in all shapes and colors, modeling scouts who send models to Europe continue to […]

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