The Pressure to be Perfect

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The Pressure to be Perfect T In today's competitive society, a person strives for perfection, due to the fact that so much emphasis is placed on one's outer appearance. No matter who we are or where we live, society puts this pressure upon us. We are typically faced with this pressure by models on television and in magazines. Companies seem to have targeted women more so than men. They usually use women with good looks and nice figures to advertise and market their product. When companies use these women in advertisements, it is setting a standard that other women feel that they need to follow. f What has happened to internal beauty? Society puts so much importance on external beauty that people have forgotten about an individual having beauty within. The sayings "beauty is in the eye of the beholder" and "beauty is only skin deep" come to mind when I think about just how much emphasis is placed on outer appearance. t A major factor that has increased the percentage of overweight people in society is technology. This includes items such as elevators, escalators, garage-door openers,
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2011 for the course ACCT 101 taught by Professor All during the Spring '11 term at Kaplan University.

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