July 15, 2014, Maddox
Episode 9 Transcript
courtesy of Megan Pennock
| Movie Ratings
| Shame Shaming
| Indignant Drivers
| Leaving Your Fly Open
Maybe it's time we all quit telling people how they should or shouldn't live their lives. If you believe that everyone should be allowed to live their lives how they want, that includes letting people shame others. Shame can be a powerful force for good, as Kotaku points out in an article about a cosplayer
who lost weight and is now happier because of it.
And here's one of many weepy screeds
from Salon about the matter. And the oft-cited study
about how fat people live longer, where everyone conveniently ignores the cause: more hospital visits.