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Study: Brain Objectifies Women as Body Parts, Men as Whole: Is Objectifying Women Natural?

Daryl 2012/07/26 20:37:15
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STLOUIS.CBSLOCAL.COM reports:
A recent study finds that our brain objectifies women as different body parts, while viewing men as a whole.
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Read More: http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2012/07/26/study-brain...

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  • morris44 2012/07/26 20:58:05
    No
    morris44
    +47
    Processing something as an object (body parts) is not the same thing as the act of objectifying women.

    Our brain also sees animals as food. But we are able to refrain from eating our cat.

    Men can (and should) act right toward women.

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  • The Cru... morris44 2013/01/29 14:03:51
    The Crusher
    Well, ya sound like a woman... Just enjoy the ride.
  • morris44 The Cru... 2013/01/29 17:39:32
    morris44
    Update: I'm down to 180. Lots of walking.

    I think I'll take the fact that I sound like a woman as a compliment.
  • ♒ßεllεchεvεllε®♒ 2012/07/26 20:53:04
  • Linnster ♒ßεllεc... 2012/07/26 22:36:31
    Linnster
    +6
    Look at those beautiful deep-set eyes!
  • ♒ßεllεc... Linnster 2012/07/26 22:43:25
    ♒ßεllεchεvεllε®♒
    +5
    I'm diggin' the 'stache. LOL
  • Linnster ♒ßεllεc... 2012/07/26 22:44:50
    Linnster
    +4
    I was so busy looking at his eyes, the 'stache didn't register, but now that you mention it - woo hoo!
  • Purple ... Linnster 2012/07/27 00:17:59
    Purple Pinto ~PWCM~JLA
    +4
    Think his back is just as hairy? I'm sure of it actually.

    Can't you smell his breath from here?

    (OK, I just made myself a little sick)
  • Linnster Purple ... 2012/07/27 00:53:39
    Linnster
    +6
    If you were a cave woman, you wouldn't know any different. I doubt he could have smelled worse than some of the folks I share a subway car with on the way home from work some days.
  • Purple ... Linnster 2012/07/27 03:15:51
    Purple Pinto ~PWCM~JLA
    +4
    A cave woman would undoubtedly have an odor issue going on herself.

    Back then, there was an obvious excuse for the 'bodily humors'. Today, no excuse to cruise around in public nauseating those who are downwind of you.
  • Linnster Purple ... 2012/07/27 11:04:53
    Linnster
    +4
    Correct. Makes me wonder how these people can stand themselves.
  • OneLast... ♒ßεllεc... 2012/07/27 00:34:21 (edited)
    OneLastWord
    +2
    Ha! I bet we all (men) looked like this once. Whon-gaa-waa !
    lmao
    I love to smell women, sniff...!
  • Steveth... ♒ßεllεc... 2012/08/05 19:49:20
    Stevethinks
    +1
    It is with horror that I imagine what his wife looked like!
  • MandaLynne 2012/07/26 20:45:57
    Yes
    MandaLynne
    +2
    Natural, yes; good, no.
  • ʂıoвнaп ☮ 2012/07/26 20:45:07
    No
    ʂıoвнaп ☮
    +1
    I meant to click yes. WTF

    It's natural. It's just not right.
  • rand 2012/07/26 20:43:39
    Yes
    rand
    +3
    Men are hard-wired to appreciate characteristics that speak to the odds of reproduction, the hourglass shape, symmetry and golden mean ratios in the face, etc. Whether that qualifies as "objectification" may be a matter of semantics.
  • Sophie rand 2012/08/05 20:26:29
    Sophie
    +1
    That's what I was thinkin'.
  • HarleyCharley 2012/07/26 20:38:51
    Yes
    HarleyCharley
    +2
    I think it's biological...
  • marianne HarleyC... 2012/07/26 20:43:46
    marianne
    +3
    whatever it is , i think that it shows that us women still have some ways to go, although...

    recently more men are being objectified by us women, and maybe we are getting equal..;-] sexy male
  • Purple ... marianne 2012/07/27 00:19:29
    Purple Pinto ~PWCM~JLA
    +4
    Hey now!! Why else do you think we women develop and interest in football?

    ;) Men's soccer is pretty interesting too.
  • marianne Purple ... 2012/07/27 05:13:48
    marianne
    +2
    yeah, good timing too, the summer olympics starting,... although i'm an equal opportunity ogler, men and women if they're sexy.... lol sexy athletes sexy athletes
  • GLaDOS marianne 2012/07/27 15:50:23 (edited)
    GLaDOS
    +2
    I'd say that it's not all that recent that men started being objectified by women...
    objectified women
    objectified women
    He was really popular with the ladies.
    objectified women popular ladies
    I know in the 70's/80's women were all over him, I'm pretty sure.


    Gotta say, LOVE this song. Heck, I love this character. lol
  • marianne GLaDOS 2012/07/31 20:17:20
    marianne
    lol,,, awesome, was that second guy mozart? thanks......;-]

    somehow made me think of this pioneer....
  • GLaDOS marianne 2012/08/01 11:31:52
    GLaDOS
    +1
    Yes, It was Mozart! ^_^

    Oh, I love Mae West.
  • Daryl 2012/07/26 20:38:13
    Yes
    Daryl
    +10
    Yet another study that verifies the obvious.

    Yes objectifying women is natural. This is why confusing what is 'natural' with what is 'good' is a bad habit.

    There are many natural things that are immoral and unethical.
  • rand Daryl 2012/07/26 20:46:28
    rand
    +4
    Nature doesn't concern Herself with justice, but "morality" is man-made, so if you're including man as an aspect of Nature, you're right.

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