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More on suicide and perceived fatness

In my last post I mentioned that fat kids are more likely to commit suicide. Technically, though, what matters is perceived fatness (although there is correlation between the two). The fact that the important factor is perceived fatness rather than … Continue reading

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Beliefs have consequences!

On scienceblogs, Mike the Mad Biologist┬áhas a post up where he argues that certain types of beliefs inevitably lead to bullying and stigma, even if the people originally promoting the beliefs adopt a hate-the-sin-love-the-sinner attitude and are horrified that the … Continue reading

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