The world explained by two cows. (and hence, the reason to stick to chickens)

*SOCIALISM
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You have 2 cows.

You give one to your neighbour.

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COMMUNISM
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You have 2 cows

The State takes both and gives you some milk.

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FASCISM
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You have 2 cows.

The State takes both and sells you some milk.

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BUREAUCRATISM
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You have 2 cows.

The State takes both, shoots one, milks the other and then throws the milk
away.

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TRADITIONAL CAPITALISM
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You have two cows.

You sell one and buy a bull.

Your herd multiplies, and the economy grows.

You sell them and retire on the income.

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VENTURE CAPITALISM
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You have two cows.

You sell three of them to your publicly listed company, using letters of
credit opened by your brother-in-law at the bank, then execute a
debt/equity swap with an associated general offer so that you get all four
cows back, with a tax exemption for five cows.

The milk rights of the six cows are transferred via an intermediary to a
Cayman Island Company secretly owned by the majority shareholder who sells
the rights to all seven cows back to your listed company.

The annual report says the company owns eight cows, with an option on one
more.

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AN AMERICAN CORPORATION
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You have two cows.

You sell one, and force the other to produce the milk of four cows.

Later, you hire a consultant to analyse why the cow has died.

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A FRENCH CORPORATION
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You have two cows.

You go on strike, organize a riot, and block the roads, because you want
three cows.

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AN ITALIAN CORPORATION
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You have two cows, but you donít know where they are.

You decide to have lunch.

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A SWISS CORPORATION
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You have 5,000 cows. None of them belong to you.

You charge the owners for storing them.

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A CHINESE CORPORATION
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You have two cows.

You have 300 people milking them.

You claim that you have full employment and high bovine productivity.

You arrest the newsman who reported the real situation.

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AN INDIAN CORPORATION
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You have two cows.

You worship them.

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A BRITISH CORPORATION
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You have two cows.

Both are mad.

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AN IRAQI CORPORATION
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Everyone thinks you have lots of cows.

You tell them that you have none.

Nobody believes you, so they bomb the crap out of you and invade your
country.

You still have no cows but at least you are now a Democracy.

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AN AUSTRALIAN CORPORATION
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You have two cows.

Business seems pretty good.

You close the office and go for a few beers to celebrate.

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A NEW ZEALAND CORPORATION
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You have two cows.

The one on the left looks very attractive.

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