…tty beats me into every room. Whenever I enter, she’s already there, in the minds of people I meet. Hers is an intoxicating stereotype, telling thin people that their bodies are a manifestation of their happiness and success, and that lecturing fat people on how to lose weight is a charitable act to save us from ourselves. I am so often seen through the thick fog of her sadness.
…aduate student, gotten their Ph.D., and then been a professor for many years, it looks like a ploy. The ploy appears to be to destroy higher education, to shift the tax burden onto the most educated rather than the most financially successful, and to disincentivize graduate school as a viable option for the majority of people who’d choose to pursue it otherwise.