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Prominent Bioethicist Suggests Shaming As Way To Curb Obesity Epidemic

This article brings about a potential answer for the ever growing issue of obeisity in the United States. Bioethicist, Daniel Callahan debates as to whether it is a good idea to shame individuals that are "fat" in attempts to curb the naton's obeisity crisis. He argues that it has worked in the past with issues such as smoking. Essentially, various anti-smoking campaigns shamed smokers out of smoking through general public disdain.

http://www.globalethics.org/newsline/2013/01/28/shaming-obesity/

 


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