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Living A Plus Size Life

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I had a rather unexpected yet interesting weekend after discovering a post on FB on what was supposedly or should I say apparently a FAT SHAMING advertisement by Hewlett Packard on their Spectra - the world's thinnest laptop. This was brought to attention by fat-positive feminist, sexologist and author Virgie Tovar  of USA who says HP's new ad is unacceptable, absurd, and body shaming and that its tagline "Power To The Thinnest" is an insult to the fat community - yes you read that right, a laptop's tagline is an insult to the fat community. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1310858472265119&set=a.437748242909484.108744.100000229368940&type=3&theater In my amazement of this new world I discovered - a world where people are offended by adjectives used to describe an innovation that has no life within it, a machine with electronics and processors, used to connect with other people and do complete work and create more creations, is being c