I have decided to start a new post genre called “Food 4 Thought”.
These are absolutely random floating pieces of seemingly thought provoking issues that I have somewhere somehow collected over time- epiphany or not I don’t know how to categorize it. But yeah, just going to pen it down here for keeps sake.
Today’s discussion is:
You know how when you’re walking and you get flyers shoved into your faces by people whose job is to distribute paper flyers?
Most people walk them by, some people courteously reject the offer and others will take the flyers.
Which category do you belong to?
For myself, I usually take these flyers. On one condition, these people have to be wearing non-uniform clothes. Meaning, they are in plain clothes and not in any work attire. Reason being, I think the non-attired flyers distributors are people who are distributing these flyers as their part-time job. They are not working for that particular company and they just get paid to distribute flyers (Side note: Also heard that they get paid by the number of flyers they give out).
For my mother, she wouldn’t take the flyers. Reason being, she wants to save the earth by not taking these slips of paper.
However, I don’t fully agree with this because the flyers are already printed out. If its not taken by me, it will be taken by somebody else and the trees have already died for that paper to be in existence.
So when I’m out with my mom and when we pass by someone who is distributing flyers, I would take them (on my fulfilled condition). And my mom will tell me not to take the flyers and ‘save the earth’.
Should we take the paper- help the poor fellow a little
should we not take the paper – and save the earth?
So, what would you do?
The resulting action is honestly to each their own choice preference.
But personally, I take the paper from the flyer distributor guy then try to find a recycling bin nearby to recycle this slip of paper.