The pressure to conform to very limited beauty standards has (as today’s guest would say) an ethical side — if you don’t use this 12 step skin care regiment or get your yoga body toned or find the perfect selfie angle, then you are letting yourself down. You are letting yourself go. The line for what’s normal keeps moving until we are all now plucking, waxing, toning, not eating carbs, manicuring, injecting poison into our faces, without asking ourselves why or if we’re allowed to NOT do these things. Jessa calls Heather Widdows, John Ferguson Professor of Global Ethics at the University of Birmingham to discuss these ideas as well as her book, “Perfect Me: Beauty as an Ethical Ideal.” --- SUBSCRIBE to the #PublicIntellectual #Patreon page to access BONUS CONTENT, EARLY EPISODE RELEASES, SHOW NOTES, MERCH and more: www.Patreon.com/PublicIntellectual
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