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Are We Addicted to the Idea of Perfection? - Huffington Post

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Sep 16, 2011 ... We hold ourselves to an impossible standard: perfection. It's easy ... According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 9.5 million ...

Our Imperfect Search for Perfection - The New York Times

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Mar 20, 2011 ... A guy can strive for perfection but can do only so much. ... something about the role of the individual and the blah, blah, utopian society, blah .... (This persists today, as we still half-believe that watching TV shows about how to ...

Perfection and the Culture of Scarcity | Goop

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I was curious as to how the idea of perfection has become so pervasive in our society, how it begins, how it hurts us and perhaps, even, if it carries a certain ...

Perfection: Coming to Terms with Being Human - H-Net Reviews

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Perfection undoubtedly runs through our understandings of culture, society, politics, and religion, and using a philosophical lens Hyde explores how society ...

Want to be happy? Stop trying to be perfect - CNN.com

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The quest for perfection is exhausting and unrelenting, but as hard as we try, we can't ... Living in a society that floods us with unattainable expectations around every ... forms, the word courage had a very different definition than it does today.

Perfection: What Do You Think? - HubPages

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Aug 17, 2009 ... In American society we view “perfection” as this cherished gift that must be ... physical and material are prominent in society's eyes today.

Benjamin Franklin's “moral perfection” in today's society - Craig Carey

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Sep 6, 2012 ... Is Franklin's idea of “moral perfection” completely outrageous or do we tend to strive for moral perfection in our daily lives? In the class ...

A Shift of Mind | The Problem with Perfection

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May 2, 2011 ... Seeking perfection at a particular task might be achievable, and certainly a ..... and “Completeness”) of Greek gods even today with unreal women in ..... This should be an important topic of analysis in our current society, ...

The problem with America's pursuit of perfection | Live Action News

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Jan 8, 2014 ... We are living in a society that is obsessed with perfection. ... It is a disturbing portrait of our society today and the lack of value we have for life.

"Pursuit of Perfection - The Modern Society" : Chan Kok Sheng ...

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A short story of how an innocent girl's life broke down due to the society's pursuit of perfection.

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How Our Obsession With Perfections Makes Us So Imperfect

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Jan 11, 2013 ... And unfortunately for us, once these flaws surface and the image of perfection shatters, our society does an excellent job of socially humiliating ...

The relentless obsession with perfection | Skybambi

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Oct 1, 2010 ... Let's be honest, society's obsession with perfection has a somewhat malign effect ... 10 Random Things That Made Me Smile TodayIn "Crafts".

Society's Image of Perfection - The Scoop on Balance

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Aug 30, 2010 ... Society's Image of Perfection. As I sat in the folding chair, .... Also, the Proverbs 31 devotional today was on this very topic. Is God trying to say ...