Society of selfishness


Re the May 20 article Burger King scrapping ‘Have it your way’ slogan: The original slogan has irritated me since its introduction.

The message has been extended far beyond buying a hamburger. It started the attitude that, in every area of life, people should expect society, and the world, to revolve around them rather than the other way around.

The new slogan suggests people can and should live how they want anytime, or put another way, it is OK to behave however you want, whenever you want, no matter how obnoxious since the world revolves around you.

At my hamburger stand, if you don’t like ketchup on it, scrape it off. If you want mustard, it is on the table — add it yourself.

Robert Keiser, South Miami

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