I thanked him for teaching me to use my eyes and ears; but I told him that his beauty worshipping and happiness hunting and woman idealizing was not worth a dump as a philosophy of life; so he called me Philistine and went his way.
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as idealized and romanticized as a Disney cartoon
...we idealize youth and sexiness but recoil if our young want to be sexy.
Belinda Luscombe -- Time, 2008, The Truth About Teen Girls -- http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1840556,00.html(retrieved 11/03/09)