Unformatted text preview: Our height and aesthetic obsessed culture can really put a damper on the self-esteem of outsiders. Human growth hormones sound like a new form of plastic surgery. We all want bigger but is bigger really better. What if you had to hide in a box to save your life but you couldn’t fit because a year ago you decided to pay tens of thousands to be taller. You would be dead. Thanks to the 1980s and the great biochemistry we don’t need to worry about a few more diseases. The option seems to be a little abused to be used as shallowly for height. But if that’s what you want to feel better about yourself that’s just fine. It’s expensive but it is an option. It’s like buying clothes but instead you bought some inches. We may be giants someday....
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- Spring '08
- GIANTS, human growth hormones