The Evils of Photoshop Made Evident in a 37-Second Must-Watch Clip
This is one video you'll want to share with your friends, co-workers and, especially, your daughters
Witness "Body Evolution," a video created two years ago by GlobalDemocracy.com to "demand mandatory disclaimers on all photos of airbrushed models." For whatever reason (my money's on the fact that it's just too compelling to stay buried among fuzzy kitty vids for too long), the video hit the web anew yesterday and is once again ruffling feathers and dropping jaws the world over.
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Now, no one's saying that the transformation we behold in "Body Evolution" happens at every single photo shoot, but the mere concept that it would happen at even one is so disconcerting, so startling and so sad that it needs to be discussed. "Why do we do this to ourselves?" "What are we teaching our young girls?" "Why can't we be happy with what's already beautiful?" are just some of the topics that have been raised.
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Have a look, or a second or third, and let us know your thoughts; are you appalled? Outraged? Nonplussed? Please share your feelings so we can get the conversation started here.