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Should we care about how we look?
We should care about how we look.
People with beautiful looks tend to be more
People can use appearance for pride, self expression, and identity.
Taking care of your appearance, keeping yourself healthy and clean/neat looking at all cases promotes self discipline, self confidence, and better headspace.
It's not possible to not evaluate the appearance of others or oneself. It would require the suppression of some pretty major subconscious biological systems to achieve.
Appearance can signal things like health, danger, and fertility which are imprtant for safety and reproduction.
We cannot control the evolutionary instinct to judge other peoples, and thus, our own appearances.
There is aesthetic and cultural value in appearance.
People are unfairly and incorrectly judged for how they look. If we care about our looks, this is reinforced.
Caring about looks promote prejudice, which should be prevented
There are many things about individual appearance that cannot be controlled.
The beauty and fashion industry propagate insecurity, specifically in women.
Caring about appearance furthers tribalism.
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