Thin Privilege is not having to worry that your body size could factor into your grad school application.
Mod Note: I just went through the process of applying for grad schools last fall and this was a real fear of mine when applying to programs. -FBP
omg NO though what the actual fuck
oh hell no.
Wow, that’s really fucked up. :/
Why is Geoffrey when he’s
>Implying that body fat is directly related to food intake (Genes tell the body how to process and distribute food)
>That food intake, no matter what, is too much (Sometimes one can eat very little, and because their body is poor at doing its job, it doesn’t show)
>Monitoring food intake is the ONLY factor to manage obesity (Ignoring eating disorders)
>Ignoring that it’s literally been found that some people have fewer tastebuds and thus get lesser satisfaction from eating, causing them to eat more (Oh wow would you look at that /biology taking a part in obesity/ who would have thought)
>Ignoring that there are literally disorders where you’re hungry all the time and it has jack shit to do with ‘willpower’, in the same way you can’t ‘willpower’ through depression or a broken bone because it’s a DISORDER
Why do we hate fat people for being fat? No, really, I want to know. I hear some say it’s because they’re unhealthy. So then do we get mad at people for having a cold? “That’s fucking disgusting, Sara, you dumb bitch. You should have washed your hands. Oh my god just kill yourself. Why do you think you’re special enough to get a day off?” No, because that doesn’t happen. Is it because they’re unattractive? Are you literally three years old and think that attractiveness is the sole defining feature of a person’s worth? Are you so self-centred that you think YOUR subjective definitions for what appeals to YOU should be enforced by everyone else?
WHAT THE FUCK DOES BEING FAT HAVE TO DO WITH A PhD.
THERE ARE SO MANY THINGS WRONG WITH WHAT YOU SAID.
This point isn’t made enough. Ignoring hunger as a signal for most eating turns eating disorders into nothing more than conscious acts of will.