Please watch at least the first 3 to 5 minutes of the video below. Maybe even watch it twice. Then please read the questions below and make sure you understand them (use your dictionary if you need to). Thanks! See you in class!
An Epiemic of Beauty Sickness
1) Which do you think is more important, health, or appearance?
2) Would you take medicine to cure an appearance problem (for example, acne or serious pimples) even though it might negatively affect your health?
3) Do you think our culture is too worried about appearance?
4) If someone dies because they were taking a prescribed drug, whose fault is it? The company that makes the drug, the government for allowing the drug to me prescribed, the doctor for prescribing the drug, or the patient for choosing to take the drug?
5) Who puts more pressure on girls to be beautiful? Men or Women?
6) Would you rather be fat or be hit by a truck?
7) In this modern time, do men face the same pressure to look good as women do?