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Xylanthius wrote

Beauty and value are not the same things.

I do like the poster's perspective on this comment, although I don't think that that is the original intention of the person who wrote: "all women are beautiful." I do think that too much emphasis is placed on physical "beauty" in this world. I also think that the concept of beauty is closer to pleasure than it is to value.


bloodrose OP wrote

I mean, that's the point of the piece: we've been trained that beauty is value for women. And they shouldn't be. I personally have found body ambivalence to be much better than body acceptance/love. Understanding that I don't have to be physically beautiful has been very good for my mental health.