Tolerance is a Weighty Issue.

Tolerance

There seems to be a growing animosity, an arrogant rejection, of the plight of the overweight.   We claim fat people are the biggest cause of medical concerns … as if that means we care about them.  Interesting that the only people I know who have diabetes right now are all “skinny.”  We don’t want them to post pics of themselves claiming to be “beautiful” or be seated next to us.   We insist they are “ugly” and “disgusting.”  We get angry that they should claim to have any rights, or that they should protest against the way they are treated.

People insist “fat” people are not discriminated against in the same way that a gay person or a black person is.  Continue reading