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Old 27th August 2009   #2
Kristina
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Default Re: Moralistic panic over weight (article)

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Originally Posted by M. Lopez
Weight bigots are astonishingly maniacal in their beliefs, like the worst kind of religious zealots, and voluptuousness seems to offend both modern political morality and traditional religious morality in equal measure.

I wouldn't say traditional religious morality. Outside of monasticism, the old, Church-dominated European culture loved the pleasures of the flesh!
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