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I read the FAQ re attraction and I know social conditioning definitely has a role in the stigma attached to dating larger people, but I was wondering what you thought of the evolutionary aspect of body attraction, i.e.: waist-to-hip ratio and breast size as an indication of female fertility; muscle size as an indicator of male strength/ability to protect the family unit? Wouldn't you agree humans are biologically programmed to subconsciously respond to those factors, even if it's illogical?

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guinea-kin

Nope. ‘Biological programming’ of attraction is horseshit. I write sci fi and it’s incredibly easy to imagine a world that inverts our current beauty standards and remains consistent.

Excuse me while I go change into something pink because of my biologically programmed urge to surround myself by things the color of berries.

(here’s the FAQ point as referenced)

-artetolife

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