Shame — the certain knowledge that you have given those around you ample reason to disapprove — is a powerful societal weapon. See how well it worked on cigarette smokers and drunk drivers? Importing a little Parisian attitude to America would vastly benefit the tubby. Obesity has now surpassed smoking in America as a health threat, according to a new 15-year study conducted by City College and Columbia University.
What have fat people ever done to you, Mr. Smith, that you feel compelled to shower us with so much ugly hatred? Would some level of societal acceptance of our larger bodies really threaten you so badly? Really?
Tolerance is the enemy of shame. With more and more fat acceptance — like that encouraged by V — there will be more and more fat people.
Nobody is born 300 pounds. Nobody “suffers from” obesity. She chooses it, one milkshake at a time.
Wow, what a crappy way to start a Friday.