Bad news everyone. You know how statistics and the internet do an amazing job at capturing reality? Well, the two recently combined their powers of assessment and aimed them unforgivingly at your face. Internet dating, perhaps the highest authority on beauty, has just released an exclusive, damning report on how ugly you are.
The meaning of the expression ‘Beauty is in the eye of the beholder’ originated in ancient Greece by philosopher Plato. The meaning is that the perception of beauty is subjective. A recent study released in the UK attempted to objectify what the English perceive as beautiful. 100 people were asked to identify facial features they thought of as beautiful.