“There are too many interesting women I did not have the experience to know in this life because I have been brain washed.”
Now I want you to watch this video. Dustin Hoffman shares an insight he got from making the 1982 movie “Tootsie”. In preparation of the movie wherein he plays a man who poses as a woman he explores with makeup artists the possibility of turning him into a believable woman.
The makeup artists turn him into a woman but not a woman that he as a man would find attractive. He does not meet his physical expectations and standards and he realizes he would never approach himself on a party.
He says: “there are too many interesting women I did not have the experience to know in this life because I have been brain washed”. The video is beautiful and touching. And it hit home. I realized that I probably would have never noticed the girl I am seeing tonight if she wasn’t attractive.
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