Critical Analyses Of Fat And Happy, In Defence Of Fat Acceptance By Mary R. Warley

777 words - 3 pages

Fat and Happy, In Defense of fat acceptance is considered to be as a wake up call or a realization note for the fat people’s society. It’s not easy for a fat person to save his self from the society where fatness is a serious medical and socially unacceptable problem. Here the Mary R. Wary tells about the stereotypes of our society which fat people experience. But being a part of this society she believes that it is better to accept the reality that people have an equal right to live with full of pride as the thin people.The society believes that thinness gives self-respect to a person whereas; the fatness is something from which a person needs to get rid off. Instead of believing this myth the society is suppose to resolve this issue rather than believing it till the end of our lives. Now the people have come up with an alternative and think that if we accept it in a healthy or positive way than it is no more a problem to live with a fat body. NAAFA has played the important role to realize fat people that they can live happily without any shame. Being a member of NAAFA (National Institute of Fat Acceptance) author also has learned to live happily with all the sizes which she couldn’t even dream before. The most exciting feature of NAAFA is to provide the perfect and smashing variety of clothes made of the most beautiful fabric that compliments any one’s fat body. It also organizes the talent shows which give people a chance to show their talent and capabilities which they never got before because of their body size and there is no age limitation as well.The leading speaker of NAAFA Dr. Diane focuses in the medical reasoning of fatness. On the basis of current studies he concludes that “the body size is the result of one’s genetic makeup” and people should work to lose their weights. On the other side these findings do not give the surety of the effectiveness of such efforts. So, instead of using different techniques to reduce weight its better to live happily with any body size that you have. Scientist have been working on these issues but not focusing the psychological pressure from which a fat person is...


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