I see a lot of hate geared towards thin and fit people. It’s one of my favorite parts of going to weddings, parties, or any type of social gathering. You can feel the tension in the room when a woman who’s got traditional model-looks walks into a room rocking a size 2 dress. No one has to even say anything, but you can feel that vitriol and it really just makes my night to see people acting so shallow.
But that’s just been my personal experience, because statistically speaking, those thin people that are being hated on by the more rotund members in a party are scientifically proven to be meaner than their rotund counterparts.
Conducted by German researchers, a test with 20 fat men and 20 thin men was conducted that involved lab games where they offered people money.
The research indicated that the “lean men made less fair decisions and offered 16 per cent less money than corpulent men.”
Thin people also seemed to give more money to other thin people. They were also way more grumpy when they had lower blood-sugar levels.
“Our data show that economic decision-making is affected by both the body weight of the participants and the body weight of their opponents, and that blood glucose concentrations should be taken into consideration when analysing economic decision making.”
I’m not sure how conclusive this data is, but I do know that chocolate makes me happy, and it also makes me fat. So….