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Picture Perfect Prevention
by Simone Da Costa
Saturday, June 18, 2011
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Society and Beauty

Picture Perfection Prevention (BEAUTY)


Our ideas of perfection are a complete lie and distorted perception.

Taken out of context it seems so complex, it makes me so perplexed, I often find myself feeling vexed.

We have created factious images that do not exist, we should insist that it be put on a blacklist.

We swear by this unrealistic perception of what society calls “The ideal perfection.” What ludicrous deception of others’ ridiculous misconception.

Wow! We are so naïve to perceive we obviously live in a world full of magical make-believe. We are often mistook like a children’s picture perfect pop-up book.

We teach our children that this is the way one should look needing and molding them into future crooks. Training begins with

breaking and entering in their most formative years, violating their personal space and robbing them of their most precious jewels; their innocence.

When we have stolen enough valuables, we escape without a trace and no feelings of being ashamed.  I often ask myself

“why we can’t just be happy?”  

I guess we prefer to be……







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