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Unformatted text preview: is that they connect symmetry with beauty. Not all symmetrical people look good; they could just be ugly on both sides. In response to the economist, obviously there are benefits from hiring good looking people. People are attracted to attractiveness. You have a business meeting- fat old person, or young good-looking? With equivalent, or even near-equivalent skills, obviously the young attractive one would be the choice. Sex sells. Overall, I think it is obvious why this was in the science section. It is about a study in which connections are being drawn by educated people between the physical attributes or people and the mental ones. I can see some merit in the conclusions drawn; however there are also some flaws I think should be addressed before the theory is widely accepted....
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course ENGL 101 taught by Professor Various during the Fall '07 term at UNC.
- Fall '07