“Obesity will crush the United States into oblivion.” That’s the final line of the trailer for HBO’s upcoming fatpocalypse documentary Weight of the Nation”
“Fat people in America are reduced to nothing but fatness. A fat person has a health problem of any kind? It’s because they’re fat. A fat person is single? Well, duh. Fat. They deserve it. A fat person is poor? That’s not surprising—obviously they have bad judgment and no impulse control! Because why would a smart person choose to be fat? If a fat person goes to a restaurant and sits on a broken chair and the chair collapses under them, it’s because they’re fat. But if a thin person sits on the same broken chair and the chair collapses under them, it’s because they sat on a broken chair.
And that kind of reductive, simplistic thinking makes it incredibly easy to rest a whole nation’s problems on the shoulders of the “obese.” “
Read the article, find out the full story, learn to treat others with respect regardless of their body size, sex, beliefs, sexuality, etc. Learn to respect, people.