Carbon and melanin

Carbon is what makes up humans; all living things are made of carbon. The carbon atom has 6 protons, 6 neutrons, and 6 electrons, thus the building blocks of life are 666. Carbon is not a poison and should not be treated as one. It is the second most abundant element in the human body by mass (about 18.5%) after oxygen. So why is 666 considered a bad number by many?
Carbon, in association with other elements, creates melanin, a natural substance that gives color or pigment to the skin, hair and iris of the eye. Carbon, melanin, dark skin, flat nose, full lips, kinky hair are all normal, original natural features. So why are they considered unattractive by many?
Carbon deals with your physical body, making sure you are conductive while melanin makes sure you have pigment. Melanin, which is in higher levels in people with darker skin, is a natural and effective absorbent of light; the pigment is able to dissipate over 99.9% of absorbed UV radiation. Our melanin absorbs the ultraviolet rays in a process much similar to plant photosynthesis. It’s primary function is to protect the skin from sun damage, but it carries additional benefits that are enjoyed mostly by those with a darker skin tone. Melanin is the organizing molecule, essential to brain, nerve and organ function; it targets and destroys free radicals, causes younger looking skin, and aids in human reproduction. So why is a darker skin considered unpleasant by many?
Studies have shown a lower incidence for skin cancer in individuals with more concentrated melanin. Some humans have very little or no melanin synthesis in their bodies, a condition known as albinism, a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes. Albinism is associated with a number of vision defects, such as photophobia, nystagmus, and amblyopia. So why do many prefer light skin so much?
If dark skin is so ugly, then why do you spend money, time and risk your health in a tanning booth to look like me?

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