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Response to ehrnst (Reply #55)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 12:47 PM

58. I hear you, but 30% body fat is hardly anorexic.

And if you review GreenStormCloud's posts above, you will find that he notes (following the research of numerous scientists) that men seem to be most attracted to women whose weight is composed of 30% fat.

Yes, anorexia is bad. Eating disorders are bad. The culture of cosmetic surgery is bad, but it also seems true, to me, that men are most sexually-attracted to women whose weight is composed of approximately 30% fat. And this is so for solid, biologically-driven fertility reasons, as noted by many scientists and as relayed by GreenStormCloud above. In addition, I would note that the ideal of beauty described in the OP is a social construct, just as much as the one that says women need to be anorexic in order to be beautiful. I agree with you that the social construct conveyed by the OP is healthier than the one purveyed by Hollywood.

-Laelth

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