I've introduced this topic before and people got offended. I'm not calling names and I could lose a few pounds myself.
But aside from "gluttony", being overweight tends to cause health problems. Heart problems, joint problems, and others.
They brush this aside and only speak of gluttony. I think basically saying a thin person could be a glutton too. Size is irrelevant. And a fat person can gain weight even if they try to eat right. So they're saying gluttony and size have no correlation. It's all about the greed. Maybe, maybe not. But being overweight is still not healthy.
And many people do contribute to their own waistline. Just a little overeating or choice of foods. Steak instead of chicken, sweets instead of veggies, etc. How many people are programmed from childhood to have a dessert after dinner? Nothing gluttonous, but over 20, 30 years, it can be seen.
And yet they're going to say a smoker should be disfellowshipped for ruining the body God gave them. But a guy who's 300 pounds because he eats double-bacon cheeseburgers on a regular basis is just fine?
I'm for neither. I think they're both bad. I just don't like the double-standard.
And for somebody from the Governing Body to be ruining "the temple God gave them" seems inexcusable. He should be treated like a smoker.