Problem

Obsession with personal attractiveness

Other Names:
Vanity over appearance
Requirement to be beautiful
Excessive attention to looks
Beauty mandate
Claim:

From their earliest girlhoods, in most societies women are trained to be obsessed with the way they look. This produces envy, vanity, competitiveness and an undervaluation of other human qualities.

Counter Claim:

Research has shown that attractive people get well-paid jobs and lighter jail sentences.

Related Problems:
Prettification of nature
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
08.11.2018 – 03:52 CET