Most experiments throughout the years have shown that attractive people have advantages in life. Attractive people are treated more nicely by people and forgiven more easily. The attractiveness of a defendant in court has also been shown to affect the rulings. The latest experiment showed that men accepted unfair proposals to split money in a game when it was proposed by an attractive woman. The men were also quicker to respond to fair proposals and slower to respond to unfair proposals when the woman was attractive. Brain scans of the men showed increased activity in the reward regions of the brain when the woman was attractive.
But most of us already knew about this phenomenon, at some level. Unattractive people are basically playing the game of life on a harder difficulty setting. So does that mean that attractiveness should be a civil rights issue?
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No. Not everything is a civil rights issue. Life isn't perfectly fair and can't be made to be so. But I can understand why this question might occur to somebody living in this day and age when everyone seems to be agitating based on identity politics and particular grievances.0
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