Wednesday, April 10, 2013

[PHI 2200] Singer on fat shaming

Peter Singer argues in favor of "fat shaming" or "public policies that discourage weight gain." In particular, he thinks that overweight people should pay extra for air travel, since "in terms of the airplane's fuel consumption, it is all the same whether the extra weight is baggage or body fat."

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