Re: Subject: Re: BOOKS: Survival of the Prettiest: The Science of Beauty

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Fri, 10 Sep 1999 15:03:21 -0500 wrote:
> Also, hetersexual norms of beauty differ from that of lesbians, gay men, and bisexual persons, because they hold their own standards of what they find attractive. A woman that a 'straight' man may find unfeminine, too old, or simply not pretty may in fact be very desireable to members of another community. It is for this reason that, while I value the research in this book and am glad that it has been published, I would encourage it to be assessed within a wider context.

I'd be slightly surprised to find that homosexual beauty standards evolve. Right?

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