The machine age

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Posted by M. Lopez on November 02, 2004 at 00:56:52:

In Reply to: "Hard and flat"? posted by HSG on October 31, 2004 at 22:02:14:

I think the fetishization of unnaturally hard/flat characteristics is a function of modern society. It indicates how people lose their humanity and live mechanistic lives. There's something about the repetitive movements of gym regimens that seems so.......machine-like. Robotic.

Is weight loss basically dehumanizing? I don't just mean in terms of appearance- although that's true as well. I wonder......

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