Friday, June 25, 2010


AND WEAKEN YOUR EMOTIONAL RESPONSE - Botox injections may do more than smooth your wrinkles and limit your facial expressions. These popular injections may also dampen your ability to feel emotions. The study findings appear in the journal Emotions. Botox injections were the No. 1 nonsurgical cosmetic procedure performed in 2009, according to statistics by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. “For at least some emotions, if you take away some part of the facial expression, you take away some of the emotional experience,” says study researcher Joshua Ian Davis, PhD, a term assistant professor in the department of psychology at Barnard College in New York City. “Whether this is a benefit or a detriment depends on your goals,” he says. Botox injections smooth wrinkles by paralyzing the underlying muscles that cause the wrinkles.

A side effect of the popular cosmetic injection is frozen muscles, meaning the face doesn’t as readily display emotion. But scientists have long thought it also works the other way, in other words, that facial expressions can also influence the brain about how we feel. “It’s like a continuous feedback loop,” explains Davis. In the new study, participants who received Botox injections self-reported less emotional response to some emotional video clips, and as a result, did not feel their emotions quite as deeply as their counterparts who received treatment with a wrinkle filler called Restylane, which does not paralyze muscles. Instead, Restylane restores volume to facial folds and wrinkles. Davis explained that “with Botox, a person can respond otherwise normally to an emotional event, e.g., a sad movie scene, but will have less movement in the facial muscles that have been injected, and therefore less feedback to the brain about such facial expressivity. It thus allows for a test of whether facial expressions and the sensory feedback from them to the brain can influence our emotions.”

The popular Botox injections that bestow beauty on you may actually rob you of your emotions. This new study reveals that this muscle-paralyzing treatment to smooth your wrinkles, may also deprive your face of its ability to show sentiment and reduce your ability to feel emotions. People live a life of shallowness and they ignore what is the true beauty.

The concept of beauty in the world clearly refers to the physical and it is consistent with an aesthetic which is product of a mind that tends only to the enjoyment. … What do we know about beauty? When beauty is separated from the Divine Being, the source and Creator, is temporary. Herein lays the problem. Even Miss Universe will look like a raisin when the old age arrives, and no one will remember what she was like in his youth. ... We can not know anything about the true beauty without a connection with the Divine, nor satisfy our hearts with the appearances of the body. We discover a deep beauty in people when we see with the eyes of the heart. By contrast, if the eyes of lust are the means to value someone, then the opinion will depend on the mere satisfaction of the senses. How small is this concept of beauty, and how cruel!

Śrīla Bhakti Aloka Paramadvaiti Mahārāja :
“The True Beauty” - “Vedic Wisdom Collection”


botox injection said...

It is interesting but the new study has not been accurate so far. We will still have to see about that in the future.

dasavatara das said...

Dear reader "botox injection", first of all many thanks you for your comment, and yes, you are right, we still have to see about that in the future.

The Future … “we find the right answers in the future”, always say the scientists.

Dear friend, I wish you consider - just for a little while - this view about the scientific work: What purpose does Science have if it only increases the sophistication of a system to maintain people ignorant of their transcendental destiny?

Dear reader, don't you think that it would be really good to hope for a near future in which some conscious scientists, taking a theistic approach to science, will explain to ignorant humanity fundamental spiritual realities within a scientific basis and lexicon, instead of providing new discoveries which increase people’s desires to look different, in a vain effort to reach “material beauty”.

What is life without the “spiritual beauty”? It is the soul who enlightens us and gives us consciousness. Lust binds human beings to the material world and provides them a misguided view of true beauty.

We hope in the near future conscious scientists make discoveries which allow people to be benefited by the richness of a spiritually enlightened conscious science.

And please dear friend, remember the ancient teaching: “Desires multiply misery. Develop contentment.” Try to be happy and give thanks God for what one has.

Yours sincerely, your servant
dasavatara das

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