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11/27/2014

Do you think Kang’s comments qualify as hate speech?

30%
Yes

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70%
No WINNER

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30%
Yes

3 Comments
Katie Sasser
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Katie Sasser

There are better ways to help people who are overweight. Berating them is not the way to do it.

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Alicia Acedo
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Alicia Acedo

surgery causes weight gain(thyroid)

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Leon Dunbar
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Leon Dunbar

She should worry about her own fitness than expressing about others. Fitness programs and advertisement never show a diverse group for fitness. She may look good but be ill in other ways like plus siz

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70%
No

22 Comments
Mysty Nyck-Corny
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Mysty Nyck-Corny

It's not hate speech. It's truth. Living disgustingly unhealthy is not ok, it will be the downfall of America if it doesn't change.

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Kyle Wickliff
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Kyle Wickliff

Its not hate to tell someone what is good for them. Being overweight is BAD for a persons health and for society as a whole. Understanding that and saying is is NOT hate.

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Sarah Christine Tabibzada
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Sarah Christine Tabibzada

While I most definitely disagree with Kang I don't think this qualifies as a hate speech but rather as merely an unfortunate opinion.

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Patricia Christianson
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Patricia Christianson

I think what she said was unkind, thoughtless and narrow-minded, but fat isn't a race or religion. She didn't seem to be marginalizing fat people. Bulimia doesn't trump fat.

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Jason Yung
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Jason Yung

Because we are a nation with a high rate of illnesses and death from preventable diseases related to unhealthy lifestyles. It is not hate to make people more aware of this fact.

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Greg Pyle
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Greg Pyle

We are an obese nation and EVRYONE needs to do better staying healthy. That is one reason our healthcare system is so strong and expensive, We have SO many unhealth people of ALL races and genders.

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Mike Lipowski
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Mike Lipowski

Because she's presenting facts. In the majority of cases people are obese by choice. Make better decisions.

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Paulina Benítez Salas
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Paulina Benítez Salas

she is right, being fit and being obese is not the same for health. She is not a hater, she is just coherent between her good and healhty lifestyle and her opinion

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Karen Stroffolino Konoske
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Karen Stroffolino Konoske

She's spot on. "Fat acceptance" is not helpful, and "health at every size" is a myth. I'm obese, by the way. I've lost 30 pounds so far and am aiming for another 70 to be in middle of my range.

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Nikki Huffman
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Nikki Huffman

Her comments are a bit rude and narcissistic but not "hateful"

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Andrea Galvez
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Andrea Galvez

Health is important and accessible. Those who are borderline obese should be encouraged to make a healthy lifestyle change; they shouldn't be lead to believe being unhealthy is normal or acceptable.

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Mark Velard
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Mark Velard

The State has no right to tell people what they can't/can say.

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Elise Fitnesstreats
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Elise Fitnesstreats

Doesn't sound like hate speech to me

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John Sweet
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John Sweet

because it is not hate but caring concern

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Jen
1
Jen

I believe she is inspirational and motivational, though perhaps a bit confrontational. I have no problem with that. And, yes, I rhymed.

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Toni Ann Kent
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Toni Ann Kent

I believe in free speech! It is an inaliable right of the American people!

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Les Visible
1
Les Visible

I despise Political correctness which is an instrument of the Zionists and Satanists (same thing) who use it as a weapon and also to destroy the family unit.

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David M Tedrow
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David M Tedrow

shes right. we americans watch and idolize unhealthy habits.. c'mon, people watch "honey boo boo" for example, and they're uneducated, fat, white trash example of whats actually wrong with US

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Splash Fakes
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Splash Fakes

Because "political correctness" is the same as Stalinism - it is totalitarianism lite.

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Patrick Henningsen
0
Patrick Henningsen

Honestly, hate speech my ass!

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Micah Teeter
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Micah Teeter

Read this!!! First I will say this! I love ALL God's people! Motivation and truth is what the pubic needs!!! http://www.themonthly.com.au/issue/2013/march/1361848247/karen-hitchcock/fat-city

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andrea ardea
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andrea ardea

because there was no insult on that comment. She wasn't hating on them in any way.

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Do you use coconut oil?

Do you use coconut oil?

Yes. I love it!

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No. But I want to!

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Yes. I love it!

23 Comments
Paul Burgess
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Paul Burgess

because I like coconut oil and try to use evey day for different reasons.

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Greatist
3
Greatist

Bc coconut oil is THE BEST.

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Laura
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Laura

I've seen proof of coconut oil's benefits in my own body: using as body lotion, cooking/baking, and some of the tips listed in this article. Coconut oil rocks!!

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Xenia Chrysostomou
2
Xenia Chrysostomou

everything its written is true, and really works!

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Janice Batton
2
Janice Batton

Because I LOVE THE MANY USES AND COST EFFECTIVENESS OF USING COCONUT OIL!

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Ritesh Raman
2
Ritesh Raman

good article for common man daily use

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Luciana Gama Lombardi
2
Luciana Gama Lombardi

Because I've just bought a jar of coconut oil and I am amazed!! It's the next best thing since sliced bread :) I can use it for so many things and it works so well.. OMG!

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Miriam Rivera Carrero
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Miriam Rivera Carrero

already using coconut oil for many of the info on here. Cheap and it actually works :)

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Gautam Adhikari
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Gautam Adhikari

Coconut oil is high in nutrients and it is good for the hair.

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Rebecca Slosberg
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Rebecca Slosberg

I started using it in my cooking because of the high smoke point, and now i use it for a lot of things on this list. Now i have even more uses for it!

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Angelina Katrina Pickering-Smith
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Angelina Katrina Pickering-Smith

I love coconut oil I use it for literally everything. I eat it and use it on my skin and hair also for pulling and found it works better for oral mouth thrush than any medication I have been given.

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Carla Stine-Rizkallah
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Carla Stine-Rizkallah

Because this is a natural everything blessing!

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Dai Jiawen
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Dai Jiawen

I use/eat it everyday

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Kristina Baker Rivera
0
Kristina Baker Rivera

Oil pullimg makes me feel great & helping clear my oral thrush quickly & Curbs my appetite

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Alex Walker
0
Alex Walker

it is easy to take and good for me, that makes me happy

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Bev Irish-Zielinski
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Bev Irish-Zielinski

I've been using coconut oil for a while now for many reasons. I buy refined, organic, coconut oil in a jar for about $6 @ my grocer. No coconut smell, solid that turns liquid easily & no coconut taste

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Mariea Amedori
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Mariea Amedori

good for everything Father has been using coconut oil for years He is 91 We love it

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Niquole Abram
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Niquole Abram

Because it is amazing! I use it for a good chunk of the ideas listed here. I've gotten rid of so many health and beauty products using just this especially hair products. This stuf rocks!

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Swapnil Tayade
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Swapnil Tayade

i use it as hair oil only... :)

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No. But I want to!

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Andrea Tongue
4
Andrea Tongue

I haven't found it in Belgium yet....still looking :)

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Babatunde Adediji
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Babatunde Adediji

Because of the benefits

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Ashley Duran
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Ashley Duran

Never tried coconut oil, so I plan to do a bit of factual research. If even some of these are true then heck I'll buy the oil in bulk. :)

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Magdi Agwa
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Magdi Agwa

because i am intersting about it

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Sherry Brockleman
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Sherry Brockleman

Ive heard so many good things about I

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Sue Lintz
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Sue Lintz

I had no idea how versatile it is. I'll try it.

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