Ep. 114: WW AI Beauty Filters

Artificial Intelligence has enabled the creation of dedicated beauty filtering apps as well as filters built into social media apps. These have given rise to increased demand for plastic surgery as patients desire to look like their filtered selfies. Tragically, there has also been an increase in Body Dysmorphic Disorder.  Kelly & Chelsea take a look at this topic from the Biblical point of view of false witness, idolatry, and covetousness.

Articles referenced:

Picture Perfect – The Hidden Consequences of AI Beauty Filters
From ‘Instagram Face’ to ‘Snapchat Dysmorphia’: How beauty filters are changing the way we see ourselves
Plastic Surgery Inspired by Filters and Photo-editing Apps isn’t Going Away
Plastic Surgeons Are Worried About a Condition Called Snapchat Dysmorphia
‘Snapchat Dysmorphia’ Points to a Troubling New Trend in Plastic Surgery
Snapchat Dysmorphia and the Real Dangers of Perceived Flaws
Snapchat Dysmorphia’: Is the Stress of Social Media driving young people to plastic Surgery?
Beauty filters face legislation to protect mental health
NHS: Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry: Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Reflections on the last 25 years
Prevalence of BDD
TikTok’s Bold Glamour Filter

Scripture referenced:

Romans 5:12-14
Galatians 2:20
Luke 9:23
Matthew 6:33
Galatians 1:10
Genesis 1:31
Genesis 29:16-20
1 Samuel 16:7
Psalms 31:30
Isaiah 55:8
Proverbs 10:9
Galatians 6:5-6
Romans 12:2


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