Beauty is (not) in the eye of the beholder

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but what if the beholders have come to a consensus? ‘The cruelty of selection is what makes beauty, beauty.’/ ‘Beauty is beauty due to the cruelty of selection.’ – Masami Tsuda, Kare Kano In practice it hardly matters whether the standard of beauty is objective or subjective so long as there is a consensus. And there is always a subjective consensus, the problem is that you can’t … Continue reading

Why Beauty Paegants Should Be Just About Beauty

@ルリ  No, the result is that it won’t be clear whether the winners won just because of their looks or because of their contributions to society. If there is a contestant who contributed more but is ugly and another contestant who contributed less but is much more good looking then which one of the two should win? Also public shows of virtue encourage pretenders to gain more influence. It’s like how people lie about caring … Continue reading