Junkfood Science: The loveliest response

April 25, 2008

The loveliest response

This is the loveliest response to a world of prejudice and ignorance that wants to eradicate fat people because they cost too much.

Everyone who feels they don't measure up or are taking up too much space in the world needs to read and listen to this:

How could anyone ever tell you
You were anything less than beautiful?
How could anyone ever tell you
You were less than whole?
- Libby Roderick, "How Could Anyone"

My dearest love,

Yesterday I learned that a vile woman wanted you gone, eradicated from the face of the earth. To to hear that this world would be "more secure and content," supposedly "happier and healthier" without you, without your size in it, fills me with a bitter anger which I cannot contain.

She even set a price on your head, calculating how there would be so much more money if those - you and myself - who foul "their" lovely pristine world by taking up too much space in it, would simply disappear....

[The rest of this love letter is here.]

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