The Importance Of Beauty Is More Important For Success

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John O' Donohue, an Irish poet and philosopher, once said, "The human soul is hungry for beauty; we seek it everywhere - in landscape, music, art, clothes, furniture, gardening, companionship, love, religion, and in ourselves." There is no doubt that intelligence can provide success for one, however, in today’s society, beauty is absolutely more important for success. Success can be defined as the attainment of fame, wealth, or social status (Oxford Dictionaries). Intelligence alone will not guarantee one success. Beauty is needed more than intelligence for one to gain prosperity. It is a faster and easier way of granting one luxury. The world is quick to judge one based on their outward appearance rather than what is on the inside. Presently, society cherishes and admires beauty more than they do intelligence. Proof of this can be seen as being beautiful provides people with popularity or status, beauty gives higher income …show more content…
Wealth, advantage and status are all factors that describes the term ‘success’ and are elements that come with beauty. The success provided by beauty is not necessarily long lasting as beauty will always fade away eventually but it is still success, however fleeting it may be. In today’s society, beauty will definitely give one success faster than any sort of knowledge will because, unfortunately, people today are cynical, shallow and materialistic. The world is more drawn to how a person looks rather than what is in their head. Having both beauty and intelligence is a rare circumstance but is the ideal picture that everyone desires. Being beautiful presently, definitely means unfair advantages and benefits that others spend their entire lives trying to earn. The way in which people respond to or are influenced by beauty is no doubt discriminatory and actually quite hurtful to some. For this reason, the question everyone should meditate on is “What can be done to change

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