The book was written by Douglas Hofstadter, a professor of cognitive science known for his insightful quotes:
“Since most women are kind of different from the top-model image, there is a constant losing battle of self-image. It’s damaging when every woman that’s portrayed in the media or who are on the covers of magazines are part of a stereotypical form of beauty, whereas the average woman is not.”
There are so many dimensions of a woman that should be glorified yet Marilyn Monroe began a trend of seduction that eventually led to surgical enhancements as females attempted to satisfy what they thought men appreciated.
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We’ve come a very long way as actresses like Taraji P. Henson are changing Hollywood by challenging preconceived notions. While there is still sexuality, it is not the only feature offered by female character like Cookie Lyon and Olivia Pope, who impress viewers with their intelligence more often than they impress us with their assets.