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Bill Maher: ‘Fat Acceptance’

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by tinman, Aug 6, 2022.

  1. tinman

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    @Jontro
    This ties in to what is happening to our supermodels
     
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    Xerobull You son of a b!tch! I'm in!

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    Amen
     
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  3. tinman

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    @Jontro

    we all
    Had this happen to us on a southwest flight
     
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    Bill Burr did a great job in his newest standup about this.
     
  5. Jontro

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    to put it out there… im all bout bbw.

    but bbw karens not so much. prolly would fap, but just once.
     
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    It’s called obesity and it’s a disease…one of the worst kind that leads to almost every health problem
     
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  7. tinman

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    It’s body
    ‘Positivity breh’
     
  8. Rocket River

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    When you tolerate everything . . . . then nothing is intolerable.
    There is no "Normal" only a sliding scale of .. .. everything.
    I'm fat . . .. I know it . . .and accept it. .. but I ain't trying to get others to follow my course
    Quite the opposite.

    Fat acceptance is not IMO too much different than Joe Camel selling cigarettes
    I am not as much an A-Hole as Maher is about it
    Mainly because he is a hypocrit and only supports "His vices" while sh!tting on everyone else's

    Rocket River
     
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    Here’s my favorite anti- woke trans female touching on this unhealthy fat movement
     
  10. tinman

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    I think shaming people for being fat won't work. Most people I know who have rabid bouts of weight gain suffer from things like severe depression.

    But we definitely shouldn't glorify being fat. I don't like those type of "activists" who feel like they are entitled to a fashion magazine cover shoot when they are obese.
     
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    If being fat is a choice (it is) society generally shaming it will probably work.

    ******** on a particular individual that isn't your loved one (ie fat shaming) will probably be counter productive. Basically make them more fat and depressed.
     
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    Their doctor probably has a word or two for them though
     
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    Not related, but I enjoy watching this dude. Works out 5 times a week and has insane cheat meals. Here he is in Houston.

     
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    Nobody is suggesting we criticize people with medical conditions.

    In the 40s, 50s, and 60s, smoking was part of American culture, so much they got their children's generation addicted to nicotine. Despite the overwhelming evidence it was terrible for you and it is a gross habit, it took major government campaigns over a couple decades to get people to stop. Gen Z finds it repulsive.
    Eating decent really isn't that difficult despite the narratives out there. If we can waste billions on war, we can spend a few billion to ensure there are healthy options for the poorest.
     
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    Obesity, out of all the problems this country has might be our greatest problem.
     
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    Actually, when I quit smoking I gained weight, and still have yet to get back to my smoker weight.
     
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    It the real problem behind all of the health care problems that are politicized.
     
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    I'll definitely pass on making a blanket statement like that. While we're the most obese out of all the western countries we aren't that far ahead of countries like New Zealand, Canada, and Australia.

    That doesn't make obesity any less of a problem for us, or those countries, but the real problem behind all (politicized) health care problems? Off the bat, shouldn't economy of scale mean we get the cheapest insulin rates?
     

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