Beauty Over Brains: Beauty Pageants Today Still Value Looks More Than Intelligence

No question. They would quickly absorb her beautiful dress, high heel shoes, sparkling crown and scepter much like they would a hired Princess at a birthday party. And they couldn’t care less if she had a law degree or a published novel as being very young they’d only see the sparkle. But are any of us seeing past the sparkle?
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Beauty products that do good: Buy these and support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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The Cheat with the Ace of Diamonds (1635). MusAe de Louvre, Paris. Gregory Wolfe, founder and publisher of Image Journal, recently gave the inaugural lecture to the newly formed Catholic Artist Society . He spoke eloquently on behalf of the freedom of the arts despite his own felt constraints in speaking under the auspices of the Thomistic Institute. The talk he gave was very good. The talk he really wanted to give would have been even better. The one he strained at the bit to deliver was epitomized in the anecdote he told about Flannery OConnor: On the stump as a writer, OConnor suffered the usual question from a member of the audience: Why do you write? Without a seconds hesitation, OConnor shot back: Because I am good at it. Wonderful!
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What is Beauty?

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2. The best mud mask ever — seriously — got a pretty-in-pink makeover this month. GLAMGLOW launched the limited-edition CURE SEXY in honor of the founders mother, a breast cancer survivor. A quarter of the proceeds benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Buy it for $69 at Dermstore .
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