23 Apr '13, 3pm

Why waiting tables should be compulsory National Service #singapore

Smiley waitstaff at Tiong Bahru Bakery | Photo: Celine Asril Our kids should learn to serve the country, and not just in army greens. Entitled and sheltered, a lot of them would do well learning to wait. I'm not talking about exercising patience, I'm talking about waiting tables, and how this is a misrepresented, misunderstood and belittled career path for those living in Singapore. Why? Because a good portion of Singaporeans are classist snobs who find pleasure in the pseudo power we hold over others in daily servitude, and that character is rubbing off on our kids (we know, we’ve been treated this way ). “Because a good portion of Singaporeans are classist snobs who find pleasure in the pseudo power we hold over others in daily servitude." I'm of the belief that waiting tables would make men out of boys, and women out of girls. I'd even go as far as betting that we would...

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