I’m in the mood to be superficial and without depth today…
First published at FHM Philippines, April 22, 2009 | 07:22PM
I was at the beach recently. As I basked in the sun in my swimsuit, a peculiar analogy dawned on me. The comparison had something to do with my swimsuit and the size of my hands. Let’s take a look at this photo:
If I post photos in the net like the one above, I am almost sure that I can go about my life normally knowing that general public will openly accept me. However, the photos I post in this site are similar to this one below:
Posting pics like the one above requires me to hide most of my face and my true identity. Obviously, the nature of the above photo is frowned upon by some members of society. I actually find this very puzzling. To illustrate this point, take a look at the pic below:
As you can see, the surface area of my bikini top and bottom is basically the same as my hands. Hence, my hands practically cover the same amount of skin as my swimwear.
However, the photo of me in a bikini does not elicit the same response as the photo of me with my hands covering my body parts. Why? Is it because of the idea that I am completely naked in the other pic? Is it because bikinis are more common? I want to hear your thoughts.
Readers, enlighten me…