A young man was walking by the lake with his girlfriend. They had just arrived at the beach filled with small rocks and sat there, near the water. The young man was drinking his soda, and when he finished it, he nonchalantly threw the empty can into the lake.
“What are you doing?” his girlfriend protested when the can hit the surface and slowly sank as it was filling up with water.
“The garbage bin is too far. It’s not going to hurt anyone, and the beach guards will take it out in the evening anyway,” the young man said. He smiled at her and hoped that it would make her forget about his recklessness. She shook her head and opened a bag of potato chips. Continue reading