07 Nov '11, 12pm

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I remembering reading about this a couple years ago but the video just popped up on my Twitter feed again: What do you think? Can you imagine if this happened here and the chaos that would ensue? Obesity rates in Japan: 5% Obesity rates in US: 35% “Illegal” is the wrong word and “fat” isn’t right either so I will use obese . I think most people are taking this the wrong way because this is no way discriminating against fat people, but an attempt to tackle the obesity epidemic , and obesity means more medical problems , which also means higher medical bills, sometimes to the expense of tax-payers. Of course, there can be a better way to measure “how obese you are” because even fit people come in all shapes and sizes , especially in a multicultural country like ours, but a similar concept needs to be put in place. Fat tax? More incentives for the healthy? It’s hard to say wh...

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