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Cows...
« on: May 14, 2004, 14:11:57 PM »
TRADITIONAL CAPITALISM
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> You have two cows.
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> You sell one and buy a bull.
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> Your herd multiplies, and the economy grows.
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> You sell the herd and retire on the income.
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> VARIATION NO. 1 - AN AMERICAN CORPORATION
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> You have two cows.
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> You sell one, and force the other to produce the milk of four cows.
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> You are surprised when the cow drops dead.
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> VARIATION NO. 2 - A FRENCH CORPORATION
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> You have two cows.
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> You go on strike because you want three cows.
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> VARIATION NO. 3 - A JAPANESE CORPORATION
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> You have two cows.
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> You re-design them so they are one-tenth the size of an
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> ordinary cow and produce twenty times the milk.
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> You then create irritating cow cartoon images called
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> Cowkimon and market them world-wide at a fantastic profit.
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> VARIATION NO. 4 - A GERMAN CORPORATION
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> You have two cows.
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> You re-engineer them so they live for 100 years, eat once a
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> month, and milk themselves.
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> VARIATION NO. 5 - ENGLISH CORPORATION
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> You have two cows.
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> Both are mad.
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> VARIATION NO. 6 - AN ITALIAN CORPORATION
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> You have two cows, but you don't know where they are.
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> You break for lunch.
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> VARIATION NO. 7 - A RUSSIAN CORPORATION
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> You have two cows.
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> You count them and learn you have five cows.
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> You count them again and learn you have 42 cows.
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> You count them again and learn you have 12 cows.
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> You stop counting cows and open another bottle of vodka.
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> VARIATION NO. 8 - A SWISS CORPORATION
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> You have 5000 cows, none of which belong to you.
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> You charge others for storing them.
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> VARIATION NO. 9 - CHINESE CORPORATION
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> You have two cows.
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> You have 300 people milking them.
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> You claim full employment, high bovine productivity, and
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> arrest the newsman who reported the numbers.
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> VARIATION NO. 10 - A WELSH CORPORATION
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> You have two cows.
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> The younger one is rather attractive . . .
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