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Science Says You’re Ugly

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Aside from the feminist issues with the fact that Dove’s “Real Beauty” videos assume physical attractiveness is the sole path to happiness, the basic premise broadcast in them–mainly, that people see themselves as less attractive than they really are-–is also just plain wrong. Scientific American reports that instead, people believe they’re far more beautiful than they are in reality. In fact, as SciAm writes, “Most of us think that we are better than we actually are — not just physically, but in every way.” Read More