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Response to Tsiyu (Reply #41)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 09:24 AM

42. The thread is trying to use beauty as a measure.

Trying to call yourself beautiful when you aren't is persuing a delusion. People should be objective in accessing themselves, and find self-worth in postive things about themselves that are true, and work to improve those things that they can. The English language has many fine words for those other good attributes. Trying to call them beauty distorts the language. Compliments should always be objectively true. A lie told to make someone feel good is still a lie. Usually the person will know that the complimentor is lying and so their trust in the truthfulness of that person will decrease.

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