And if you're healthy they make you think you're a

from Immortal Technique (Ft. Mela Machinko) – Natural Beauty Lyrics on Rap Genius


Alluding to the skewed perception of beauty promoted in the West in the past 50 years, i.e. thinness to the point of being underweight. By comparison, women with a ‘healthy’ BMI may be seen as overweight.

Historically, of course, Western cultures idealized women as plump, soft, and shapely. See: 600 years of women in art.

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