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Originally posted by iori_komei
I'm sorry, but having the few problems that come with promoting
skinny is much better than having the huge multitude of problems
that come with overweight/obesity.
Originally posted by DontTreadOnMe
I may have missed something but I don't see this as the Italian government putting its foot down.
The guidelines have been drawn up in the wake of the outcry earlier this year over ultra-thin models on the catwalk. The row was given impetus after two models died suffering from eating disorders.
A panel of doctors, stylists, models and politicians has been hammering out the new strategy at the request of the Italian government.
They are not banning the way people look, they are showing that they prefer healthier looking models.
Originally posted by Roper
Having government ban the way humans look ( even if they are professional models) is another "slippery slope".
Why? Are they promoting an unhealthy dangerous way of living?
Lets see here, we need to ban, professional athletes, singers/rappers, news media people, actors and actress, well the list goes on.