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Eat Fat Richard Klein

Eat Fat

Richard Klein

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ISBN : 9780679758488
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272 pages
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Klein, author of Cigarettes Are Sublime, is making a profession out of political, and medical, incorrectness. Here he assembles statistics on healthy fatties, adds the weight of anecdotal evidence that fatness equals happiness, cites the voluminousMoreKlein, author of Cigarettes Are Sublime, is making a profession out of political, and medical, incorrectness. Here he assembles statistics on healthy fatties, adds the weight of anecdotal evidence that fatness equals happiness, cites the voluminous depiction of plump beauty in art, and piles on the heft of his own forceful opinions to make a case for fatness as the ideal. Given modern cultures unhealthy addiction to a vision of waif-like beauty, leading to the extremes of anorexia and bulimia, and the dangers of more routine crash-dieting and weight-loss programs, he certainly has a point. Klein anticipates with pleasure the day when the aesthetic of Rubens becomes normative again.