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A Nation Divided by Turmoil: Biden's Victory is America's Failure

Another long-winded, incoherent speech fraught with inaccuracies and false accusations.  As the polls have closed and ballots are meticulously being counted across key states, many deign to criminalize Trump for his boisterous proclamations and unorthodox leadership. However, the truth of the matter may be far more sinister than you care to imagine...Biden asserts that he and his party maintain the moral high ground in this tumultuous race for presidency. But do they really? In fact, the vast majority of Southern Democrats vehemently opposed a ban on slavery while the Republican party sought to win their freedom. Indeed, it may appear that times have changed... unless you bother to read the many defamatory statements made throughout Biden's long and storied political career -- statements targeting both women and African Americans. Although to be safe, let's assume his bigotry extended far beyond that which we've covered. So as it now seems more certain than ever that we'

Adele's Weight Loss: Praise her at Your Own Peril...

With the vast majority of modern society holding such contradictory views, something as simple as providing praise can feel like navigating a battlefield. Fat is harmful -- science supports this view. And yet an overwhelmingly obese group of Americans would ask us to ignore the facts and shift our perception of beauty, born though generation of evolutionary instinct, so that we may avoid discriminating against unhealthy individuals. Fat pride is in; common sense is out. 

Pop star Adele has lost a significant amount of weight since first gracing the stage to perform her music for large audiences.

Heart disease was the cause of more than 650,000 deaths in 2018 alone. When you consider the most common cause of such plight, it makes you question why public shaming of smokers is deemed acceptable behavior, while gentle advice to lose weight is unfathomably cruel and untolerated. What sort of warped society do we live in? 

I, for one, would be proud to offer her my congratulations at dodging an early grave. Not everyone has the strength or willpower to maintain caloric-restriction, but it pays off handsomely in the end -- something which I believe Adele would happily attest to if it didn't mean alienating her fans. 

You see, from an evolutionary standpoint, it makes perfect sense that we crave fat and sugar. These were essential for maintaining warmth and energy in cold climates. It was the difference between death and survival. But we don't live in an age of extreme scarcity -- not those of us residing in the West, raised within even the lowest income brackets. For us, food is ubiquitous and our problem is one of gluttony. 

I've lived in Asia for more than twelve years, and do you know what I've found? Nearly everyone has a healthy BMI. Not for lack of food, mind you. Simply because there's a clear public message to stay fit, and the government has scattered exercise equipment all throughout the city -- in public parks, mostly. 

Look, there are always going to be small groups in society who are satisfied with being overweight. Provided that they understand the health risks and are truly happy in life, we're in no position to judge them. But when you have family members who suffer from repeated strokes and come the perch on the verge of death, you have to quietly wonder -- is this the best we can do as a species? Is this the ultimate version of society that man is capable of creating? And if you're truly honest to yourself, I think you'll find quite the opposite to be true...

What do you think of Adele's weight loss? Do you have any stories of your own? What's your inspiration for regular exercise? Is it health-centered or focused on aesthetics? I'd love to hear your thoughts!

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