Dear Fat People… Tolerance!

tol·er·ance ˈtäl(ə)rəns/
noun. †he ability or willingness to tolerate something, in particular the existence of opinions or behaviours that one does not necessarily agree with. – Wikipedia.
It does not mean that you embrace everything that everybody says, it means that you tolerate what they say and you are free to debate them on an equal platform… Paul Joseph Watson

Lately all I read about on the different #SocialMedia platforms denotes a battle concerning #FreedomOfSpeech. Since the #DolceandGabbana incident, many many more less famous people have been gang hate attacked because of their perspectives on all types of subjects. The diversity ranges from Lauren Southern on #Rape Culture or Radical #Feminism, to Nicole Arbour on #Obesity. You may read the different backlashes and join the hate gang or you may actually see the videos and form your own opinions about them.

Is her way of expressing her opinion violent in any way? Do you believe she is being disrespectful or harmful? Here she talks about the repercussions caused by people who aren’t tolerant enough.

A bit more…

Now about Nicole Arbour. Here you have her ¨controvercial¨ video.

So, about ¨Fat-shaming¨…

And here is what mainstream Media does…

Wow, 5 agains 1, is that even fair? Now the point isn’t if she is funny or not, Arbour’s opinion is just that: an opinion. It’s backed by the first amendment, just like your own thoughts and opinions. She, like everyone else, has the right to express her thoughts  and she welcomes you to express them as well, even when they are against her. So no one who issues a judgment against her or any other person expressing their thoughts is any better than them. The fact is that there will always be people who are going to get offended, we are about 7.125 Billion (2013) people on this planet, and it´s statistically imposible to please everybody. Now, should we call that borderline bulling? Thats ridiculous, its just an open statement about how obesity is bad for you, or how radical feminism is just, too radical. If it saves or kills people as some put it, it´s just a matter of low self-esteem. Yes, it is obvious that we should all love our bodies as we are, but careless obesity is the total oposite, you are being negligent about your body and it is bad for you health.

My point is, you may actually be or not on the same page as some, but that doesn’t justify that trolls gang up and attack someone just because they don’t think the same way some people do. And to prove that not everybody hate it, Arbour won thousands of followers. The healthiest way around this discussions will always be to just ignore the issues you do not agree with, because you always have a choice: to be a childish hater or a grown up and just walk away.

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