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Cosmetics

Reality as we perceive it is our creation. We project our ideas into reality as such. We enclose ourselves into as-if-constructions. This mechanism can be exploited economically. We can be advertiezed into believing that we have problems, and then we can be sold a solution…

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Dark skinned people are being told they have to get light-skinned. So they sell them bleaching creams.
Light-skinned people are being told they have to get brown. So they sell them solarium hours, tanning creams and beach holidays
Straight haired people are being told they have to have wavy hair, so they are selling them perms.
Curly haired people are being told they have to have straight hair so they are selling them hair straighteners.
Frizzy hair people are being told they have to have curls so they are selling them hair relaxers.
Bald people are being told they have to have hair so they are selling them wigs.
Dark haired people are being told they have to be blond so they are selling them hair bleach.
Blond people are being told they have to be dark haired so they are selling them hair coloring.
People dressed in last year’s…

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One thought on “Cosmetics

  1. I have not read the whole article – sorry but I recommend to anyone the documentary “Bad Hair” Fits in with the subject and is quite unbelievable…

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