Impossibly attractive and implausibly perfect models in adverts and in movies and on TV you are much more likely to see naked or half-naked women than men. But there seems to be a trend to objectify lookign too. Are there any positive points to it or is it creating self-absorbed people? Listen to the discussion. Neil And in this programme we're looking at the word objectification.Housewives Seeking Real Sex Ipswich SouthDakota 57451
Sam Objectification is when we reduce people to objects. Neil An example of this is advertising and the media and in particular the way Attraftive have been shown.
Sam Objectification can lead to issues in societysuch as inequality and discrimination. Objectification of women is a problem but what about the objectification of men? Neil Before we hear more, lookinng time for a question. Neil I'll give the answer later in the programme. Sam Yes, it's a kind of a dating show and all fenale contestants - Attractive bbc looking for The Big Island female and women - Local sexy girls Macksburg Ohio a lot of time in their swimming costumes and they've all got perfect bodies.
Neil Yes, that's right. It's a programme that seems equally to objectify men and women equally. But is that a bad thing? What does he suggest might be the advantage of featuring men with 'perfect' bodies?
Dr Peter Lucas If you look at the impact of TV series like Love Island for instance, the producers of that programme present that as, have described that as being aspirational for Attractive male for Australia female audience. It's presenting role modelsits presenting models that people are supposed to aspire to.
Now many women, thinking about the Attractive bbc looking for The Big Island female bodies that are on display there might think well, if it means that more men get off to the gym, look after themselves physically, surely that's a good thing. Neil So what might be an advantage of these highly fit athletic bodies on show?
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Sam Dr Lucas suggests that seeing those bodies might encourage men to go to the gym and work hard to improve their fitness and health and that could be a good thing. Neil Yes, the people in the programme are described as role models. A role model is someone whose behaviour is seen as a good example for others to copy. Sam I'm not sure the Attractvie of the people in Love Island makes them good role modelsbut perhaps from the point of view Attractive bbc looking for The Big Island female their physical fitness they give us something to aspire to.
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If you aspire to something, it's something you can aim for, something you want to achieve. Dr Lucas also used a related word, aspirational. The TV series Love Island was described as being aspirational. It shows a lifestyle that people would like to have, something they might aim to achieve. Neil But there are also dangers to encouraging people to get to the gym. Here's Dr Lucas again. Dr Peter Lucas But also it's likely to generate higher levels of Beautiful adult want flirt Californiaself-consciousnessbecoming obsessive about your appearance.
It's not particularly an attractive feature either in men or in women and I suspect that's impacting on men's behaviour in a way which is detrimental in the same sort of way that's been detrimental for women really, for decades.
Neil He talks about behaviour Attractive bbc looking for The Big Island female is detrimentalthis means behaviour that has a negative impact. What behaviours does he say are detrimental?
Sam If people become obsessed by their appearance it could lead to narcissism. This is a condition where you spend so much time focussing on yourself, your own looks, your own body that you stop caring about anyone else.
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Neil And because it's very very hard to get that kind of body it can also lead to people being very self-conscious. They might become embarrassed about their bodies and lose confidence in lookint as a result. It's almost time to review this week's vocabulary, but before that let's have the answer to the quiz.
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Now, time for our vocabulary. Sam Our first word was objectification.Free Virginia Beach Adult Webcams
This is the noun for when we reduce a human being to an object. We don't think of them as a real person anymore. The verb is to objectify. Neil Someone whose behaviour is a good example that others want to copy is a Professional male looking for mature Jacksonville model. Sam When it comes to presenting 6 Minute English, you are my role modelNeil.
Neil You're too kind, and I aspire to your level of professionalism, Sam. Islan aspire to - to aim to be, to hope to achieve. Sam That is related to the next word, aspirational. This adjective is used to describe the desire to improve parts of you fir - for example, getting a better job or a better body.
Aspirational TV programmes or adverts show Attractive bbc looking for The Big Island female that people might want to be theirs. Neil Our next word is an adjective for something that is bad for you, something that has a negative effect.
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The adjective is detrimental. Sam We heard that aspiring to the perfect body can be detrimental because it might lead to narcissism. Narcissism is the term for someone who is so obsessed with their own body and life that they don't care about anyone else. Neil Achieving Overland Park Kansas horny bisexual perfect body is incredibly hard and impossible for most real people and not achieving it can make people overly self-conscious - which fr this situation means that they can lose confidence in themselves.
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