The Pressure to be Perfect
that so much emphasis is placed on one’s outer appearance. No matter who we are
nice figures to advertise and market their product. When companies use these
they need to follow.
What has happened to internal beauty? Society puts so much importance on
skin deep? come to mind when I think about just how much emphasis is placed on
A major factor that has increased the percentage of overweight people in society
is technology. This includes items such as elevators, escalators, garage-door
television, but thanks to technology it is now a push of a button. Just think,
things have the possibility to grow increasingly worse because of the
‘information super highway’. There is no need to get out and walk the malls in
search of a particular item or gift. With the use of the ’super highway’ you
just need a credit card and the item is delivered to your doorstep. Can
technology be causing more harm than good?
One of the most disheartening facts is that there are people and companies that
are benefiting from those who continue to struggle with weight loss. Magazine
publishers boost sales by promoting articles on how do lose weight. Book
publishers and self-improvement Gurus profit from the diet books and weight loss
contributors to the ones who benefit from the weight loss struggle. These are
just some of the beneficiaries of over 50 billion dollars spent every year on
weight loss products that promise results.
The images that I chose to represent my topic of “The Pressure to be Perfect”
are ones that show just how perfect society wants us to become. They are all of
women because that is the focal point of society. On a whole, most women will
never be able to look the way that these models do. The models have devoted
themselves to looking flawless in order for their careers to survive. They have
Advertisers kind of send out a false message. Sure it is more appealing to look
at a women with a slender physique, but it is the product that you should be
clothing or consuming some product it will not make you look like that model. If
sharing the hurt and outright prejudice that they have suffered from society.
The audience smugly tells them to diet and show some will power. Overweight and
obese people wish it were that simple.
most important thing and if that involves changing your outer appearance; be
sure that you are doing it to please yourself and not society.