1. I believe that her claim isn’t convincing because she explains that doctors make it seem that being obese isn’t a bad thing. Some of the physical constraints obese people face every day that make life for them more complicated is the fact that they are not comfortable in their bodies. It takes more time for them to move because of their weight, and take more energy.
2. Some of the societal and psychological problems that obese people face according to Worley, are that people decide to shun fat people away from them and tend to make them the “butt of cruel jokes.” Fat people can’t feel content with their bodies because society portrays everyone as being happy with a skinny body than being fat. Society wants skinny people that are attractive. Fat people are stereotyped as never being attractive.
3. I think that it is a lot harder for people that are obese to find bathing suits and clothes than it is for skinny people or fit people. Because they are larger, they have to have custom stores or customize certain clothing for them to fit into it. It is really rare for someone that is obese to find something ready to wear right out of the store without tailoring it. And also, yes, since Worley wrote her article a lot more large clothing lines have came out making it easier for those who are a little bit bigger to find something that is attractive to wear.
4. When she chooses the song “the ladies who lunch,” she gives into the stereotype that she feels comfortable with herself being obese and when the “Fatimas” come out and she says how amazing they are and how graceful they perform, she also gives into the fact that she believes being obese is ok.
5. Scholarly sources have shown that genetics do play a major part in how obese someone is. However, Worley decides to think that genetics don’t play that huge of roll and that scholarly data has not proven that a) such efforts are likely to be effective such as losing weight, b) that a person’s...