“Eat your vegetables or you won’t get any dessert.”
Plenty of parents have used this tactic on their children. It might seem reasonable, unless, of course, the food on the plate is revolting. Then the ultimatum is simply cruel. Somewhere in the world right now a child is being wrongfully deprived of dessert. As a gesture of solidarity, the only thing we can do is indulge in one of the following sweets and imagine a world in which no one has to live without dessert.