"There’s no mystery to our society’s contemporary obsession with being thin. There’s no conspiracy. It is quite simply mind control. Controlled by whom? Wildly effective marketing strategy meets unprecedented access to our eyeballs. The marketing experiment was simple: Create and promote a totally unattainable ideal, nurture society’s outsized desire to embody said ideal, then exploit the heck out of the gap. The larger the gap between ideal and reality, the more desperate we are to fill it with things. The unattainable ideal, of course, is being impossibly, perfectly thin."
- Leaving “The Cult of Thin” (via theashleyclements)
who am i shaving for
(Source: ostracizedpoodle, via sem-ser)
Do u ever look at someone and you’re like how