People who go for plastic surgery and other aesthetic procedures are often judged or criticised as “vain” and “superficial”. But then, who doesn’t want to look good? Why bother to dress well and decorate your home if appearances are not important at all? More interestingly, what is permanent? So what if the things you pursue are impermanent? We are not permanent. What’s wrong with being happy and pretty before we depart?

Dental Phobia by Chan Joon Yee