Fat-shaming may curb obesity, bioethicist says - TODAY Health

Daniel Callahan, a senior research scholar and president emeritus of The Hastings Center, put out a new paper this week calling for a renewed emphasis on social pressure against heavy people -- what some may call fat-shaming -- including public posters that would pose questions like this:

If you are overweight or obese, are you pleased with the way that you look?
For me personally it was the burning shame of being an out of shape lardass that got me to commit to the PBP, although the weightloss at this point is just an ancillary benefit. So, shame a landwhale today, save a life tomorrow?