Inside Out devised an experiment to see if we also give disfigured people a wide berth. Occupation Please enter your occupation. In various religious and spiritual contexts, disfigurement has been vaoriously described as being as a punishment from the divine for sin such as Yahweh 's defacement of Cain for Abel 's murder in Judaism , as being such as Paul of the New Testament 's arguments about Christ 's sufferings caused by supernatural forces of hate and evil against the good and just, which will be later atoned for, or as being without explanation per se with people just having to endure. Learning how to be confident and handle people's reactions can help people with disfigurements get more out of social interactions. I have no answers. Most frightening of all, Cynthia Cowles, in Mrs Farmer's first grade class at Fairwood School, her eyes set too far apart, her nose flattened. She's her dad's little girl and I will tell her she is beautiful every day'.