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Wounded Ronin
24th January 08, 12:37 PM
Today I died a little bit inside when I found out there's a National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance: http://naafa.org/

Apparently they want people to stop using the term "obese" to describe obese adolescents.



Stop Referring to Kids As Obese
Oakland, CA The National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance joins the Weight Realities Division of the Society for Nutrition Education, and the Association for Size Diversity and Health in urging our government, the medical industry and the media to stop using the words "obese" and "obesity" with reference to heavy children and adolescents.

This is not a matter of political correctness. It is about the critical need to create environments in which children and adolescents do not feel shame or guilt about their bodies but, rather, are motivated to enjoy healthful eating and active living habits regardless of their body size, weight or shape. Recent research shows that the stigmatization of large children has increased by 40% over the last 30 years

Whereas, we believe that health is composed of physical, psychological, and social components, we call upon U.S. Government agencies including the Department of Health and Human Services (CDC, HRSA, and other offices) and the Department of Agriculture to REJECT the recommendation of the Expert Committee on the Assessment, Prevention and Treatment of Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity to classify certain children and adolescents as obese.

In light of documented pervasive bias and discrimination against larger individuals by people in all segments of society, including many in health care, the terms "obese" and "obesity" should be abandoned and more constructive and less value-laden descriptors developed and adopted.

For a complete copy of this joint recommendation which includes reference material supporting our position or for an interview regarding this call to action, please contact:

Joanne P. Ikeda, MA, RD
Nutritionist Emeritus
Nutritional Sciences Department
University of California
Berkeley, CA
[email protected]

We Come In All Sizes...
Understand it.
Support it.
Accept it.


http://www.naafa.org/newevents/StopReferringToKidsAsObese.html


Because when kids are drinking several sodas a day and eating junk, and when it's a medical fact that being overweight increases the probability that you'll get hit with various health problems, the most important thing is to make them feel warm and fuzzy inside. Just like with those self-esteem initiatives of yesteryear that were so effective.

Apparently the super high rates of type 2 diabetes today and the impact this has on our health care system and society as a whole are less important than some fat kid in high school not being called "obese" by the government. As if a really fat kid in high school isn't going to be called things which are a lot worse by his or her classmates. I seem to recall "fatty", "fatass", and "hambeast". But wait, if the government doesn't say "obese" all that high school and middle school bullying will no longer count, because kids mostly care what the governemnt calls them and care a lot less about what their peers say.

The whole idea of fat acceptance is so negative. If you want to see evidence of the damage widespread obesity causes to the health of a population a great example would be the Federated States of Micronesia. Back in the 60s most people living there were quite skinny because they were all farmers and mostly ate fruits and starches such as taro or yams. Today, though, the diet has a lot of simple carbohydrates, refined sugars, and canned meats, and it is one of the most obese places in the world. Because there isn't good access to medical care people lose eye sight and limbs to type 2 diabetes; you can see older obsese fellows who are missing legs which had to be amputated due to diabetes. This kind of crap literally did not happen back in the 60s. Now how can anyone in good conscience say that when faced by an epidemic of obesity the most important thing we can do is validate it?

I really feel sick to my stomach.

SFGOON
24th January 08, 12:50 PM
The NAFAA have always been idiots. Big fat idiots.

king of seals
24th January 08, 12:50 PM
Are we supposed to call them "fat" instead of "obese", then?

Sun Wukong
24th January 08, 12:55 PM
I think those kids would be better off if we just called them "lard ass". Or maybe fat fucking pigs. Yet, obese is somehow offensive?

MrBadGuy
24th January 08, 01:04 PM
Horizontally unchallenged?

EuropIan
24th January 08, 01:36 PM
It's immoral to point out that people are different

Lu Tze
24th January 08, 01:37 PM
Ninjers?

Steve
24th January 08, 01:50 PM
Horizontally unchallenged?

Shame on you! That should be "horizontally gifted."

HappyOldGuy
24th January 08, 01:53 PM
Ninjers?

Obese is a clinically useful distinction. Worse than overweight.

So do we go Ninjers > Kenpo or Kenpo > Ninjers?

Dagon Akujin
24th January 08, 02:09 PM
Fattie McNuggets.

http://www.mnsi.net/~dadswell/Fat%20Kid.gif

http://home.datacomm.ch/gamze/Fat_Kids.jpg

http://www.sikvid.com/pictures/fat-kid-060820.jpg

Commodore Pipes
24th January 08, 02:16 PM
^^^ That made me sick to my fucking stomach. But that's okay - it keeps me thin.

Seriously, I would personally blot out every occurence of the word 'obese' if it in fact meant that parents would never again try to purchase their children's happiness with milkshakes.

Knave
24th January 08, 02:18 PM
Greetings.

Just in case some of you haven't seen this little gem...

http://media.putfile.com/FG_NAAFP

And shame on you for not posting a video of the girl in the ebaum pic (also shame on you for posting something from ebaum)

bcUudYbisLg

Dagon Akujin
24th January 08, 02:18 PM
Here's what I really, really don't get though. WHO IS FUCKING THESE DISGUSTING FAT FUCKS?!?? No, seriously? Why would anyone stick their dick in one of those things? I don't care if you're a virgin; wouldn't you rather imagine being with a hot chick than deal with the stench, chicken grease, and suffocating foldrolls that you'd have to deal with by fucking one of those things?

How do they breed? 'Cause you all know that they all do. You know that all of those Chicken McFatties got a pity fuck out of some desperate piece of shit. Dude, if you were in the desert and had no water, but you found some radioactive outhouse sewage, you wouldn't fuck it, no matter how thirsty you were.

Fuck people. Wait, no. STOP FUCKING. I mean, stop fucking fat people.

Dagon

Dagon Akujin
24th January 08, 02:20 PM
(also shame on you for posting something from ebaum)


Shit. I didn't even realize. :P

Why do we hate them so much we don't even want to steal their bandwidth again? (HA HA HA... Steve changed it while I was changing it) :P

Dagon

Abusivemelon
24th January 08, 02:21 PM
So being fat really is a lifestyle choice now? What about the NAOITP? National Advancement Of Intolerant People demand the right to take the piss out of these fat fucks.

Steve
24th January 08, 02:27 PM
Shit. I didn't even realize. :P

Why do we hate them so much we don't even want to steal their bandwidth again?

Dagon

It's just policy around here due to their thieving ways. We don't want people to ever think that we might condone their activities through content on Sociocide/Bullshido (whether through posting of a pic hosted on their site, to directly linking to them [SUPER big no-no], etc).

Knave
24th January 08, 02:29 PM
Greetings.


Why do we hate them so much we don't even want to steal their bandwidth again?

Because this entertaining flash video tells us to.
http://www.ebws.com/index.php/flash.html?page=flash

Dagon Akujin
24th January 08, 02:47 PM
http://www.ebws.com/index.php/flash.html?page=flash
That you for educating me! Now, back the the fatties!!!!


BTW, Anorexia is so much sexier, is cheaper on dates, and comes without the deep-fried odor:

http://www.smyw.com/avatar/anorexia241.jpg
http://aoluar.blogs.sapo.pt/arquivo/anorexia_35.JPG
http://english.pravda.ru/img/idb/26-italy-fashion-anorexia.jpg
http://pudriera.com/s/anorexia1.jpg

http://www.theuncool.blogger.com.br/anorexia.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/32/37297128_9d51fa4675.jpg

king of seals
24th January 08, 03:54 PM
http://home.datacomm.ch/gamze/Fat_Kids.jpg


BULLSHIT!

They are only harder to lift, carry, transport, etc.

For everything else it is better to be actually in a decent shape.


Here's what I really, really don't get though. WHO IS FUCKING THESE DISGUSTING FAT FUCKS?!?? No, seriously? Why would anyone stick their dick in one of those things? I don't care if you're a virgin; wouldn't you rather imagine being with a hot chick than deal with the stench, chicken grease, and suffocating foldrolls that you'd have to deal with by fucking one of those things?

Have you seen that girl's parents, granparents, etc.?

Are they that obese?

Welcome to the wonderful world of genetics.


Anorexia is so much sexier, is cheaper on dates, and comes without the deep-fried odor

Yes, though I have to admit that the idea of breaking some those "sexy" ribs with a simple hug frightens me.

Knave
24th January 08, 04:16 PM
Greetings.


Yes, though I have to admit that the idea of breaking some those "sexy" ribs with a simple hug excites me.

To each his own..?

socratic
24th January 08, 06:06 PM
Eating disorders are just that. Disorders. Obese is a clinical term describing someone who is overweight to the point of health risks- acceptance of the overweight isn't the issue at all, it's how to make these people healthy again is what they should worry about.

I'm all for soothing the sensetivities of young and old, but seriously- you don't see people with preventable illnesses marching around saying "MEASLES SHOULD BE STRUCK FROM THE LEXICON! WE NEED TO BE ACCEPTED TOO!".

Zendetta
24th January 08, 06:17 PM
This is not a matter of political correctness. It is about the critical need to create environments in which children and adolescents do not feel shame or guilt about their bodies but, rather, are motivated to enjoy healthful eating and active living habits regardless of their body size, weight or shape. Recent research shows that the stigmatization of large children has increased by 40% over the last 30 years


I just wanted to highlight the juxtaposition of "not PC!" with "protect self esteem!".

THere is something particualarly twisted about reframing a major health problem until it becomes a self-esteem issue.

Dagon Akujin
24th January 08, 07:07 PM
This is an eating disorder too. But it's a sexy one and I wish more women had it.

If only we could infect all those faties with this disease:


http://farm1.static.flickr.com/5/9826297_f32d12530b.jpg

http://www.todoanaymia.com/fotos/fotosgaleria/cuerpo%20anorexia.jpg
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/74/223076980_7e9d75f62b.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2191/1580374160_6959f2abd2.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2420/1579483887_b65547e221.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2017/1579483761_63b76990f8.jpg

Kein Haar
24th January 08, 08:30 PM
Why is dragon so repful? He's so controverrsial???

socratic
24th January 08, 08:41 PM
I seriously find anorexics almost as repulsive as the little girl posted earlier. Both sicken me and make sad, knowing the sufferers will probably be dead soon.

blasthornoxx
24th January 08, 08:52 PM
Are we supposed to call them "fat" instead of "obese", then?

yeah i tawt they were called obese coz they didnt want to be called fat

anyway they shud just roll over and die

Dagon Akujin
24th January 08, 09:24 PM
I seriously find anorexics almost as repulsive as the little girl posted earlier. Both sicken me and make sad, knowing the sufferers will probably be dead soon.

Anorexics are a wee bit scary, but I find it a little more comforting that I could cure their ailment with a couple of hamburgers. As opposed to those McWhales, who couldn't shit out all that obesity in a fortnight.

Dagon

MEGA JESUS-SAMA
24th January 08, 09:26 PM
Anorexics are a wee bit scary, but I find it a little more comforting that I could cure their ailment with a couple of hamburgers. As opposed to those McWhales, who couldn't shit out all that obesity in a fortnight.

Dagon

Skinny people can eat. Fat people can diet. What can you do to stop being ugly?

WarPhalange
24th January 08, 09:27 PM
Anorexics are a wee bit scary, but I find it a little more comforting that I could cure their ailment with a couple of hamburgers.

Dagon

That's a stupid thing to say. If it were that easy, we wouldn't have anorexics. Do you honestly think they are starving themselves simply because nobody has offered them any food?

FriendlyFire
24th January 08, 11:18 PM
That's a stupid thing to say. If it were that easy, we wouldn't have anorexics. Do you honestly think they are starving themselves simply because nobody has offered them any food?

They are starving themselves because they are crazy. His point is it wouldn't take long to correct it. A week of decent eating and anyone with anerxia will have massive improvements, a month and they can be normal. People who weigh 500 lbs need months and months, and usually surgery, to return to the normal range of weight, much less actually be thin.

Dagon Akujin
24th January 08, 11:21 PM
I think your [sarcasm] meters are broken.


starving themselves simply because nobody has offered them any food?

Or, maybe your [sarcasm] meters just got too fat and lazy and ate too many Big-Mac meals.

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A pregnant anorexic probably won't have a baby because she'll be too skinny to support the thing. The baby will die of starvation in the womb.

A fat fucking fattie will probably pop out 20 fat-ass babies. You've all seen it.

WINNER: Anorexic chicks. You don't even need birth control because that shit will never come to full term.

Wounded Ronin
24th January 08, 11:23 PM
Here's what I really, really don't get though. WHO IS FUCKING THESE DISGUSTING FAT FUCKS?!?? No, seriously? Why would anyone stick their dick in one of those things? I don't care if you're a virgin; wouldn't you rather imagine being with a hot chick than deal with the stench, chicken grease, and suffocating foldrolls that you'd have to deal with by fucking one of those things?

How do they breed? 'Cause you all know that they all do. You know that all of those Chicken McFatties got a pity fuck out of some desperate piece of shit. Dude, if you were in the desert and had no water, but you found some radioactive outhouse sewage, you wouldn't fuck it, no matter how thirsty you were.

Fuck people. Wait, no. STOP FUCKING. I mean, stop fucking fat people.

Dagon


Actually, it's a medical fact that women who are obese have a harder time concieving. A doctor once explained to me that their body fat tends to absorb the hormones they need to concieve.

JimmyTheHutt
24th January 08, 11:26 PM
Here's what I really, really don't get though. WHO IS FUCKING THESE DISGUSTING FAT FUCKS?!?? No, seriously? Why would anyone stick their dick in one of those things? I don't care if you're a virgin; wouldn't you rather imagine being with a hot chick than deal with the stench, chicken grease, and suffocating foldrolls that you'd have to deal with by fucking one of those things?


Hey, sex is good exercise for us fatties. I would think you would encourage us to get more exercise, not less.

Veritas et Lux!
Jimmy The Hutt

Dagon Akujin
24th January 08, 11:29 PM
An anorexic chick who is forced to eat well for a week will turn into a hot, totally bangable, but probably still completely low-self-esteem insane chick.

A fat bitch you'll have to starve for months and will have slags of hanging flesh that was stretched out from the adipose tissue. It'll have to be cut off in droves to even get her skin not to look like a fucking Shar Pei puppy. She will never be bangable, and will still probably be a completely stupid bitch.

WINNER: Anorexia.

Dagon

Knave
25th January 08, 12:33 AM
Greetings.

Some lulzy reading material:
http://community.livejournal.com/proanorexia

I would think that place would be some sort of gold mine for a savy Encyclopedia Dramatica'er.

Teh El Macho
25th January 08, 11:29 AM
Fuck these fuckers. Except those who have a hard-to-treat medical condition that prevents them from losing weight, all of these morons are missing the point.

Why do people have accept obesity? It's a fucking disease. It's a malignant condition with well-documented side effects on one's health. It's a lifestyle choice, a poor choice usually created by ignorance and perpetuated eating habits, but it's a choice nonetheless, like smoking.

Their fucking doctors don't accept their obesity; why should the rest of the world?

We have come to the point that people don't even know they are obese. They think they are normal because everybody around them is fucking obese. They have no clue or frame of reference to know what not being obese is like.

From the youngest to the oldest, it affects everybody. And these fuckers want to have it accepted as if it were normal? How the fuck does that help the person who has to have his stomach stapled or when he's lying on the operating table with the surgeon dicing and slicing for a bypass surgery to save his fucking life?

Stupid lame-ass fuckers.

billy sol hurok
25th January 08, 11:38 AM
Why is dragon so repful? He's so controverrsial???

Wax on, whacks off???

ICY
25th January 08, 12:21 PM
Anorexia is fucking disgusting, but indicates a far worse level of mental illness/insanity than fatness, in most cases.

Anyway, I had a little cousin live with me that was fat, not chubby, FAT. I called him fat fatty fat fat, porky, flabulous, etc, until he lost weight. I didn't insist that he lose all the weight instantly, but I insisted that he be improving. His issue was also not activity. He was able to remain extremely active and obese at the same time by overeating. It was funny, because his cardio was fantastic, and he's one of the stronger kids I've known, but he was just fucking fat anyway. He HAD to eat less, and eventually, he lost the weight.

He didn't lose it because people told him big was beautiful.

socratic
26th January 08, 05:03 AM
Anorexics are a wee bit scary, but I find it a little more comforting that I could cure their ailment with a couple of hamburgers. As opposed to those McWhales, who couldn't shit out all that obesity in a fortnight.

Dagon

Actually, after a certain point they're probably going to die anyway from the organ damage. There's been a couple of 'famous' cases of girls who simply did too much damage through starvation to live, even after some degree of rehabilitation. If they don't, they just irreperable harm to their vitals and probably a fucked up skeletal and muscular system. Both of them are horrific disorders, but curable if you nip it in the bud.

ICY
26th January 08, 06:38 AM
The brain damage alone is devastating. That doesn't happen to fat people.

Lu Tze
26th January 08, 06:53 AM
Anyway, I had a little cousin live with me that was fat, not chubby, FAT. I called him fat fatty fat fat, porky, flabulous, etc, until he lost weight. I didn't insist that he lose all the weight instantly, but I insisted that he be improving. His issue was also not activity. He was able to remain extremely active and obese at the same time by overeating. It was funny, because his cardio was fantastic, and he's one of the stronger kids I've known, but he was just fucking fat anyway. He HAD to eat less, and eventually, he lost the weight.Fucking A.

A friend of mine has a little brother. He's a nice kid, but he's fucking FAT, so is his mother, his dad, and so was my friend until he got himself under control. Basically, the whole family are fat, but are in complete fucking denial (not our fault, genes, slow metabolism, all the usual suspects).

One day I see this little twat drinking from two cans of coke at the same time, one in each hand. I look at my mate, and he kinda shrugs and says "what can you do?". So I go up to the kid, take one of the cans (should've took both), belted him round the ear when he complained and said "that".

Moral of my long winded boring story? 99% of obesity is caused by poor dietary habits, and no amount of rationalisation and excuses is going to change that. I applaud Cracky's cruel to be kind policy, because the kind to be kind policy just doesn't fucking work.

Quikfeet509
26th January 08, 03:02 PM
Pointing at fat people and laughing is a great way to burn 100 calories.

Tanhalen21
26th January 08, 07:51 PM
Fattie McNuggets.

http://www.sikvid.com/pictures/fat-kid-060820.jpg

There's no way that this happened just from eating.

Tanhalen21
26th January 08, 07:55 PM
They are starving themselves because they are crazy. His point is it wouldn't take long to correct it. A week of decent eating and anyone with anerxia will have massive improvements, a month and they can be normal.

You obviously don't know any anorexic people.


People who weigh 500 lbs need months and months, and usually surgery, to return to the normal range of weight, much less actually be thin.

The difference between normal weight and an anorexic person <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< than the difference between 500 pounds and normal weight.

ICY
27th January 08, 03:23 AM
They are starving themselves because they are crazy. His point is it wouldn't take long to correct it. A week of decent eating and anyone with anerxia will have massive improvements, a month and they can be normal.

Complete fucking retardation. With anorexia, many of the effects are PERMANENT. Your teeth don't unrot. Your brain doesn't regrow. You do NOT get back to square one, EVAR.

Commodore Pipes
27th January 08, 10:28 AM
Complete fucking retardation. With anorexia, many of the effects are PERMANENT. Your teeth don't unrot. Your brain doesn't regrow. You do NOT get back to square one, EVAR.

QFT.

Long Story Short - Starved nearly to death three years ago, have not yet recovered all my brain function*.



*Which is evident from the quality of my posts people. You can see it for yourself.

bob
27th January 08, 09:03 PM
QFT.

Long Story Short - Starved nearly to death three years ago, have not yet recovered all my brain function*.



*Which is evident from the quality of my posts people. You can see it for yourself.

You're much prettier now though.

Truculent Sheep
27th January 08, 10:57 PM
Every time my father would spot a fat woman on the street as he drove past, he'd squeal (in a high-pitched voice) 'CHUNKY BIRD!!!' Which is ironic given what a fat bastard he was, and is, too.

He'd also say 'ooh, look! It's the brothers!' every time a car full of black chaps drove past. It was an odd childhood.

Osiris
28th January 08, 09:48 AM
No one should accept and inferior condition of the body. Its 100% malleable, even without resources.

Mas
28th January 08, 01:18 PM
No one should accept and inferior condition of the body. Its 100% malleable, even without resources.

You can't hammer out ugly.

Tanhalen21
28th January 08, 10:19 PM
You can't hammer out ugly.

But you can hammer it in. So maybe 99% malleable.

WarPhalange
28th January 08, 10:22 PM
Stop.

Hammer Time

http://www.gazette.uwo.ca/.%2F2006%2F01%20January%2F26%2Fpictures%2F10A%20(h ammer).jpg

Tanhalen21
28th January 08, 11:00 PM
Hahahahaha. How do you do the spoiler thing? I never learned how :(

WarPhalange
28th January 08, 11:05 PM
If you don't know, then I'm not telling you.


I'll give you a hint, though: It's magic.

Tanhalen21
28th January 08, 11:12 PM
y u du dat ;'(