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“You’re too fat to be a slave.”

May 17th, 2010 17 comments

I’ve never been to Humbled Females before today.  To be honest, I’m not entirely sure it registered, when I saw people talking about it, that this was a place I might be interested in.  Yeah… I’m that much of an airhead.  Sometimes.  I plan to look around a little, later on, when I have time.  But my first impression isn’t a good one.  Here’s why:

This morning, Luna linked me to a post on Humbled Females that sort of sets my teeth on edge.  And because in order to comment you have to email them, I decided I’d rather comment here, where my comment can’t be censored.

Some of the essay has merit, I’ll give the author that.  But a lot of it smacks of one-true-way-ism and projection of one’s opinion of self onto another.  And I kind of take issue with that.

The author starts out mentioning something that has always perplexed me.  Read more…

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