case against tipping

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“The case against tipping” by Michael Lewis who is a journalist. His writings are commonly related to economic situations, political scenarios, international economic relation, and social matters in New York Times. This article has its strong points as well as some weak points. Lets first look at the strong points made in the article: According to Lewis’ in first paragraph, “Every gentle consumer of cappuccinos will know what I’m getting at”, here Lewis’ has a very strong point that as soon as you hand your money to the person behind the counter, a plastic cup anxiety wait for the tip. Even though if a man or woman has not performed no especially noteworthy service. He or she as merely handed a $3 total amount of stuff. A dollar or two just for appreciation, for just pouring you a cup of coffee. But you can never be sure. There are some generous people for whom that greenbacks cup have been placed over there. According to Lewis’ in second paragraph, the people has two minds about this plastic cup. There is a thought that people who serves you might be doing more likely and promptly if they believe they will rewarded for it. Surely, no one wants to be one of those people who benefit from the certain hop to the worker’s step that the prospect of a tip has arguably induced without paying your fair share of the cost. In paragraph seven, the second problem with tipping which Lewis’ is discussing, about how tip is loosing its own place. By definition it is an expression of gratitude. But now a days it’s being a compulsory service, as Lewis’ has given an example of New York cab drivers are also most likely to receive their full 15 percent. In some cabs it says that tipping is customary, making tip customary is no longer remains a tip. Its more like a tax on your total amount. The weak point to me in this article, is in the fifth paragraph where Lewis’ states that

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