Wednesday, December 07, 2011

The Beauty Bias: The Injustice of Appearance in Life and LawK

Beauty may be only skin deep, but the damages associated with its absence go much deeper. Unattractive individuals are less likely to be hired and promoted, and are assumed less likely to have desirable traits, such as goodness, kindness, and honesty. Three quarters of women consider appearance important to their self image and over a third rank it as the most important factor. Our annual global investment in appearance totals close to $200 billion. [Image and text from publisher]


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