Fat is a subject far too near but not very dear to my heart, and I wanted to point out a few of my favorites from the Carnival.
Body impolitic writes about the new secular sin: eating.
The world we live in seems to treat food very much like the Puritans treated sex: an obsessively present temptation which is simultaneously sinful and irresistible. Eating high-calorie food is the only thing that contemporary secular Americans call sinful.Ampersand hits the same note with the post "Fatness and Moral Panic."
And, you can stop worrying, because Wendy at Pound is really Tyra Banks in a fat suit. Phew, that was close. I almost had respect for a fat person!