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Germany is a highly industrialized country. In such a
country, many will think its people lead a luxurious life.
When we arrived at Hamburg , my colleagues walked into the restaurant, we
noticed that a lot of tables were empty. There was a table where a young
couple was having their meal. There were only two dishes and two cans of
beer on the table. I wondered if such simple meal could be romantic, and
whether the girl will leave this stingy guy.
There were a few old ladies on another table. When a dish is served, the
waiter would distribute the food for them, and they would finish every bit
of the food on their plates.
As we were hungry, our local colleague ordered more food for us. When we
left, there was still about one third of un-consumed food on the table.
When we were leaving the restaurant, the old ladies spoke to us in English,
we understood that they were unhappy about us wasting so much food.
“We paid for our food, it is none of your business how much food we left
behind,” my colleague told the old ladies. The old ladies were furious. One
of them immediately took her hand phone out and made a call to someone.
After a while, a man in uniform from Social Security organisation
arrived. Upon knowing what the dispute was, he issued us a 50 Euro fine. We all
The officer told us in a stern voice,
“ORDER WHAT YOU CAN CONSUME, MONEY IS YOURS BUT RESOURCES BELONG
TO THE SOCIETY. THERE ARE MANY OTHERS IN THE WORLD WHO ARE FACING SHORTAGE OF
RESOURCES.HAVE NO REASON TO WASTE RESOURCES.”
The mindset of people of this rich country put all of us to
WE REALLY NEED TO REFLECT ON THIS. We are from country which is
not very rich in resources. To save face, we order large quantity and also waste
food when we give others a treat.
(Courtesy: A friend who is now changed a lot)
THE LESSON IS:- THINK SERIOUSLY ABOUT CHANGING OUR BAD HABITS.
Expecting acknowledgment, that u read the message and forward to your contacts.
VERY TRUE -”MONEY IS YOURS BUT RESOURCES BELONG TO THE SOCIETY.”
( Resource :" Internet )