College removes weight scale from gym because it’s ‘very triggering’

College removes weight scale from gym because it’s ‘very triggering’
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[Ed. – Well, that was inevitable.  Sadly, I suspect Trigger’s bucket list is pretty extensive.  It’s going to be in our face for a while longer.]

Social Justice Warriors have placed their crosshairs on the ever-triggering scale, which makes perfect sense since scales inform us of objective facts and we all know how the Left feels about those.

Carleton University has made the decision to remove the weight scale from their campus gym after a student complained about being “triggered” by the device … which, presumably, she chose to step on. A sign where the scale once stood explains that the university’s choice to remove the scale is “in keeping with current fitness and social trends.

Or, more accurately, “in keeping with pathetic social justice safe space trends.”

Carleton freshman Samar El-Faki explained via Facebook that the scale is especially “triggering” to students with eating disorders.

“Scales are very triggering,” said El-Faki. “I think people are being insensitive because they simply don’t understand. They think eating disorders are a choice when they are actually a serious illness.”

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