The security provided by a long-held belief system, even when poorly founded, is a strong impediment to progress. General acceptance of a practice becomes the proof of its validity, though it lacks all other merit. (Dr. B. Lown)
Pictures from the latest lingerie photo session
Almost every shot of my profile reminds me of a manager in model agency (where i was as silly as to study some 10 years ago) who looked at my portfolio and said 'you see, you've got this nose, so you should be aware of your flaws and never do profile poses'
People and their opinions! If you take too many of them too seriously you will find yourself completely paralized.
I kind of like my nose now. Its complicated. And complicated things suit me
Now this little belly right there would not probably be 'high fashion' by todays standards. But no thanks, I wouldn't want to have the measurements of those anorexic runway models who look like they've just yesterday been resqued from some forced labour camp. (Just to be clear: I don't think of my figure as perfect, my personal preference would be some changes here and there but... that's not something that'd be bothering me. Healthy people come to accept their imperfections and those of others ;))
Photographer: Boris M Struk
Thank you, Naycee.
I agree about the value of self-confidence. Never heard about it being the sexiest quality, but that sounds right.
I didn't pursue the modeling career as such. Went to some 3 casting calls, done couple of paid assignments and that was it. I decided this job wasn't worth the time and effort. As a hobby and a means of self-expression I like photo modeling much better. This way I can avoid being in those circles that you've mentioned - of insecure, looks and fame obsessed people.
Psychologists are much more fun to hang out with um... not all of them, of course)))
You still modeling?
Yup, bragging about the closet contents reminds me of those penis size contests guys have
Dasha Astafieva? Hmm... maybe... somewehat...
Well thank you for just sayin'
If you saw me in the morning, you'd reconsider. Just ask any of my ex-boyfriends))))
That's pretty arrogant view. You think you know the essence of women! Ha!)))) Sure, the world is simplier if you decide to overgeneralize and pretend you know things.
There are no pictures that 'aren't my fault', because I do not work with bossy photographers who want to stage everything, so those are my moods, expressions and poses on those pictures.
Telling someone they're trapped in their beliefs is another arrogant statement. It implies you know better what is and isn't true.
I heard about the concept of distinguishing between the 'physical adultery' and 'emotional, or spiritual adultery'. So they say, as long as you only love your partner, you can physically be with everyone you want, thats not cheating. Whatever.
Life is interesting all right, but not wonderful. I don't think we're going to agree on much. Especially with your tone of telling people you never met what they can and can not imagine and that they are 'trapped' in their beliefs, but you obviously aren't, so you'll gladly assume the role of a teacher and get off on thinking you've saved a lost soul. You need some confused people with low self-esteen to form your followers base.
Maybe I do know better, if you decide I don't then on what evidence do you base the conclusion on other than, dare I say it... a belief.
The default state is a disbelief. It is for you to demonstrate that you do know better, not for me to disprove it. Something that can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence.
Without clarity there can be no understanding because knowledge with doubt is as good as no knowledge at all.
And you base this conclusion on what eactly? This is just silly. It is better to admit what you do not know than pretend you do. When some knowledge is not available an agnostic is an intellectually honest person, and a believer is the one who can't stand the insecurity of not knowing so he manufactures a fable and proclaims it is a knowledge. Then he says 'you can't disprove it, so i is true'.
Voltaire was quite comfortable with partical knowledge: "The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing."
So was Bertrand Russell when he said "The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent full of doubt."
Sorry, I think we're done here. I won't be checking your links, we have almost no common ground.