There had been something gnawing at the back of my head regarding this post from a feminist/"college health educator," advocating that your obesity was not your fault. It finally dawned on me in the shower;
Men look to improve themselves, correct the error of their ways, and become better people.
Feminists look for excuses for their continued gluttonous and slothful behavior.
Politics, economics and sociology aside, if you look at the Manosphere vs. the "feminist-sphere" the Manosphere has an entire section dedicated towards health, working out, eating right, and self-improvement. Heck, we even have entire blogs dedicated towards working out and health.
Feminists do not.
Matter of fact they perform the most insane mental acrobatics I've ever seen in intellectual dishonesty, lying to themselves, and rationalization. Going so far as to blame society for daring to having values, standards and the audacity to judge.
I've meandered into this rabbit hole before, and I theorize that it is laziness that drives this. It takes less effort to use words and concoct weak mental rationalizations than it does to commit to a life-long part time job of physical self-improvement. I've also theorized in the past this is why leftistism and feminism usually go hand in hand. Lazy people (feminist or not) LOATHE and FEAR
It explains why they're not only physically unappealing, but usually rely on government subsidy for their livelihood, job or profession (for example academia, the non-profits that receive government grants, women's studies departments at public universities and their constant political demands to have the state replacement the husband as the main financial provider).
Regardless, the end result are two philosophies that are starkly different and shows which group is truly more moral, selfless and altruistic - the men.
Men could, we COULD, just sit on our asses and complain all day. And many men do. But isn't it funny, that the most "extreme," "radical" and (guaranteed-to-be-accused-of) misogynistic fringe of the male world in the form of the Manosphere constantly beats it into the heads of its readers that to impress and make women happy they have to hit the gym, work hard and dedicate their lives towards self improvement? Yes there is a element you do such things for yourself, but in the end, don't fool yourself, it's primarily for the women and the theoretical children you might have some day.
I ask, where is the feminist equivalent?
Even those mindless women's magazine you can pick up at the grocery store have articles and sections about maintaining health and beauty! But no, not the group that claims to be first and foremost for the benefit of women. No, they much prefer to bury their heads in the sand, ignore reality, even try to villainize it, and sit and pontificate from their offices in academia new and creative rationalizations as to why they're wasting their one shot at life.
In the end, as an economist, I don't care. There is ALWAYS equilibrium. Every decision has a commensurate consequence and it will all balance out in the end. Because no matter how much feminists hate work, discipline, and competition, and no matter to what lengths they go to rationalize those things away, in the end (and by end, I mean their death bed) they will have to face the fact had they spent a fraction of the time self-improving, working out or working hard as they did concocting excuses, their lives would have been immeasurably better.
But who am I to get in the way of obese, miserable and hate-filled people?