One of my very favorite stories about human perceptual relativity came from the wonderful Anthropology professor Dr. Ruth Krulfeld.
She told a tale about her field work among a tribe who considered the epitome of female beauty to be the absence of the two front teeth…
To paraphrase her story: Initially, upon arrival, she was horrified… then as time went by it didn't seem so bad… and near the end of her stay she was actually considering…
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Our views of beauty come from our culture and our families.
Our perception, almost by definition can never be objective!
DANCE WITH IT! EXPERIENTIAL APPS
An opportunity to experiment with some fun ideas…
EXPAND YOUR VISION!
Think about what you consider attractive:
Now think about all the times you have looked at someone or something and found it unattractive…
Now, as a mental exercise, imagine looking at all these same things and finding them beautiful.
The idea of this exercise is expansion!