Don T Blame The Eater Summary

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It’s Your Own Fault! Have you ever made a decision for yourself? Yes, I am talking about deciding what to do without someone telling you what to do. For some people, that is a foreign concept. That is why it doesn’t surprise me that people feel the need to blame the government for them being fat. Taking responsibility for your own actions is also a foreign concept apparently. If we want the government to control everything that goes on in our lives then we will not be able to be considered a free nation. In my experience, all you can eat buffets are quite a turn-off. Who wants to sit and stuff their face until they get sick? Americans. But, they should not feel bad because of course the government should get rid of those places, right? I occasionally do eat at those types of restaurants, and yes, I indulge in fast food from time to time, but I am not obese. I know that eating balanced is the best way stay in shape but every once in a while you can indulge. In David Zinczenkos’ article, “Don’t Blame the Eater”, he states that the only…show more content…
At a young age you learn how to avoid and say no to peer pressure. So why not be able to do that with junk food? You cannot blame the government for your child trying drugs due to peer pressure, why should you be able to blame the government for the peer pressure of fast food chains? According to Radley Balko, people should own the fact that they want to be healthy and not wait for someone else to do something to make it harder for them to get it. If gun violence was on the rise should we raise the price of guns or promote gun safety and proper use? Obviously, promote gun safety and proper use. If you try to raise prices to fix something people will still get a hold of it. Junk food will forever and always be in the world but if the government is to do anything they should be educating the people on healthy
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