Here’s my point. People, right now, are actively campaigning against kindness, and treating it like a legitimate and productive political stance. But that’s insane. Even if shaming and hurting people was the “solution” to the obesity “problem”—which it isn’t—it still wouldn’t be worth it to me. Because humanity is more important. Maybe being kind to fat people (and, really, I mean all people) isn’t a perfect system—maybe you’re going to be uncomfortable on a plane once in a while, and it’s possible that some fat weirdo somewhere is going to, uh, game the system and get hella free open-heart surgeries ON UNCLE SAM’S DIME (or whatever stupid con you think we’re running in the name of cake). But, being a compassionate human being, I can absorb that margin of error and I am proud to do so.