Ashamed Americans Fat Should
Should Michael Phelps (not fat) feel ashamed for scarffing down about 12,000kcal per day? This is the amount about 6 normal sized male adults eat in a day. So to just put the all the shame on the overweight, I think is unfair...in particular just the US's overweight.
Canada, England, France, Japan, Korea are places I have been where there are plenty of overweight people. Yes, Japan has found out what a McDonalds is like and apparently they like it. There are many more fat people over here than I saw 10 years ago. Should these fat feel bad that there are starving in the world? Heck, should the thin feel bad that there are starving?
We should all feel bad that there are starving. Shame? Shame is guilt, disgust, unworthiness and embarrassement. I can see feeling some guilt, but that should go for all no mater of weight, race or geographical location. Disgust? Probably not. Unworthiness...nope. I can see maybe some embarrassement. But should they? Say a fat person in the US gives more to charity to help starvation then a thin person that gives nothing. Who should feel shame?
I would say that those that are overweight feel some personal shame over their condition. I would say that everyone feels sorry for the starving. Lastly, I would say that we are in no position to be telling anyone how they should feel.