Patrick Wanis Ph D: Generally, when we think of fat people we think of them as inferior on many levels: physically, mentally and even emotionally (as it pertains to relationships.) Almost 78 years ago, Coca Cola made famous the fat jolly, rosy red cheek Santa Claus and only until recently have we associated fat with happy and jolly and often more so with men than women.
Today’s fat people, particularly women are viewed as angry, bitter, outspoken, opinionated, and even dumb.
Wanis’ clientele ranges from celebrities and CEOs to housewives and teenagers.CNN, BBC, FOX News, MSNBC & major news outlets worldwide consult Wanis for his expert insights and analysis on sexuality, human behavior and women’s issues.Patrick Wanis Ph D: Regardless of the carefully cast and carefully structured TV shows, we must be careful that we do not lose sight of a key element surrounding obesity: it is dangerous to one’s physical health.While a person may be able to perform a spectacular dance and a physically challenging one at that, we cannot escape the cold truth that obesity directly contributes to 30 causes of death including Heart Disease, Stroke and Cancer.It means an extra billion tons of CO2 a year is created, according to World Health Organization estimates of overweight people.
The scientists say providing extra grub for them to guzzle adds to carbon emissions that heat up the world, melting polar ice caps, raising sea levels and killing rain forests.” As a society we reward and punish people based on their physical traits and abilities: sports players (basketball, baseball and football players) can make millions of dollars while a teacher, policeman or fireman will make a small annual salary.
Drew Carey, John Goodman, John Candy, Chris Farley, John Belushi, Louie Anderson, Lavell Crawford and so forth.
Again, men generally get a pass for being fat – if they are funny!
However, many companies are wary of hiring overweight people because of the health concerns that potentially translate to lower productivity and loss of work due to illness, etc.
One reader wrote: Look at it this way: Thin people beat us out of jobs we are often more qualified to do.
Your health insurance costs less, even if you have hypertension and I don’t. I could easily list a hundred more, but I won’t.”“A similar thing used to happen when I’d go out with a diabetic friend of mine (he’s male, I’m female): he’d order a diet coke, I’d order a regular, and not one time out of a dozen did the server ever hand him the diet coke, expecting it to be for the woman. ” Thin people have many advantages over the people who are overweight such as greater variety and convenience for clothes shopping, greater chances of being asked out on a date, more invitations to parties and events that involve active participation in physical games, activities and sports.