Common Courtesy and Fast Food ~ NanoThoughts 1.0

Thursday, August 19, 2004

Common Courtesy and Fast Food

I've been trying to avoid fast food ever since reading Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser, but today I was in Subway doing my best Jared Fogle impression. The guy behind the counter was new I think and probably foreign, but oddly in a western, northern European sort of way. So, he shortchanges me about 30 cents on my meal, but I don't press the issue cause the guy isn't having the best day. (He's also profusely apologizing every 30 seconds or so as well.) I'm sitting there enjoying my Baked Lays and this guy in line is being a complete asshole to this poor dude and finally says something like "Forget it, I'll go elsewhere where people can understand me." and storms out. Whatever he said, I can't remember exactly right now, it wasn't even that nice. I was on my way out right about this time and I thought about following the guy and either telling him off, or better yet slugging him, but as the proverbial copout goes "I had work to do." In summary, let's all try to be nice to people who have to take shit all day from all the dickheads in our "society". I'm no saint, but this is a pet peeve of mine. Ok, that's all now. Look for Prince concert review soon!


Jody said...

Some dude once expressed that same sentiment as

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

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Rog said...

Jody, this blog has no mission, except to brighten everyone's day a little bit. So, don't worry about the mission, just keep the quality comments and links coming, brother. Peace.

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