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My best friend is overweight, FAT. My BF is also brilliant, funny, trustworthy and rich. Weight is irrelevant
Originally posted by Jeremiah65
Maybe the obvious question is the one no one seems to ask...Why are so many adults and children obese? Percentages are astounding...and they get worse depending on where you are. So what is the reason? Did suddenly all these people develop a gland disease? Those that had a gland disease used to be a very small percentage of the overweight...even when we weren't see such large numbers. Gland disease "used" to make up about 5% of the overweight. If that is the answer...
Now we have 30% obesity in some places...why is that? Are they all suffering from a glandular issue? If so, how did that happen? Is it something they are eating? Is it a toxin in the environment causing it? Why are we not actually asking the right questions and why are we not getting real answers to this "epidemic"...
Is it fear to ask about it? Too much controversy? Maybe someone doesn't want to answer that question for real "conspiracy" reasons. maybe there is a reason other than bad food choices and lack of exercise...
edit on 12/13/2012 by Jeremiah65 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by TiredofControlFreaks
reply to post by chasingbrahman
When it comes to natural behaviors and shunning - people are normally judged by their contribution to society. What kind of spouse they are, what kind of parent, is this a person who can be counted on, What kind of job do they have.
In the case of pot smokers, smokers, the obese, drinkers etc. it is a matter of someone coming up with a plan to IMPOSE a different and unnatural set of standards on society using propaganda.
Tired of Control Freaks
Originally posted by tothetenthpower
reply to post by PrplHrt
Sorry, it's not a conspiracy.
If you are obese, than you are unhealthy. Period.
I don't think it should be a qualification for President, other than how will you encourage a nation of healthy eaters if you yourself are not healthy?
How can you start helping America get off the sugar dealer and on to proper consumption and excercise if you yourself do you expouse those beliefs?
Originally posted by PrplHrt
Barbara Walters thinks Chris Christie is too fat to be president
There is a concerted effort by a specific segment of society to isolate and harass another segment of society based solely on their weight.
Chris Christie has been a high profile victim of this harassment. In her interview with him, Barbara Walters raised an issue completely irelevant to his ability to govern this country should Christie decide to run for the presidency in 2016 - his weight.
Christie's excess poundage has absolutely nothing to do with his fitness to run the United States. It doesn't hinder his ability to make command decisions or to move about the city, state or country he is in.
My best friend is overweight, FAT. My BF is also brilliant, funny, trustworthy and rich. Weight is irrelevant.
In my eyes, fat people rule. They are fighters despite what people think and say about them.edit on 12/13/2012 by PrplHrt because: (no reason given)edit on 12/13/2012 by PrplHrt because: Edited the thread title
Originally posted by burdman30ott6
reply to post by Bluesma
That's a concept called personal responsibility and, regardless of how many immature, irresponsible dependents America may currently have whining their way through life, I refuse to call personal responsibility dead.
Originally posted by 12m8keall2c
Not sure about any sort of 'conspiracy against 'fat people'', But, after having watched the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show the other night, i not only believe but am also convinced there is a concerted effort, among those with the wealth, position and power to effect such, to ingrain in the minds of the public that 'health and beauty' are but mere skeletal bodies being paraded around a stage, scantily-clad in little more than 'fashionable' doilies. with the majority qualifying as anorexic by most accepted medical standards. :shk:
put a little meat on them bones, gals.
edit on 12/13/2012 by 12m8keall2c because: (no reason given)