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Unformatted text preview: out what they find to be the best mate. But why would it be wrong for a mate to be fat? If no one would want to mate with fat people, how are they able to continually appear in society? Wann states that ones weight is already determined through genetics. This presents the assumption that one cannot do anything about it because it is hard coded into them. One prominent figure in pop culture, Jessica Alba, is reportedly from a “big” family, yet she serves to be the desire of most men. She says that in order to monitor her weight, she watches what she eats by making all her meals herself. Could it be that she was lucky enough to get good genes? Maybe environment and nutrition are major factors as well....
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2008 for the course DOC 1 taught by Professor Gilson during the Fall '07 term at UCSD.
- Fall '07