I completely agree!!
However, I do remove the hair from my shoulders... not religiously, but occassionally... it just bugs me and I just don't think it looks flattering on me (although my partner thinks otherwise).
Ever heard of "Nad's" folks??? No, not those kind of 'nads, but rather the lime-green hair-removal product sold in drug stores. It's essentially sugar gel you smear on your unwanted hair, place a strip of cotton fabric over it, rub it a couple of times and then rip off. OUCH!! It works!! I like it better than waxing because it's a lot cheaper, it doesn't irritate my skin, and it achieves the very same results.
An unexamined life isn't worth living.