Economic Models Explained With Cows

SOCIALISM
You have 2 cows.
You give one to your neighbour.

COMMUNISM
You have 2 cows.
The State takes both and gives you some milk.

FASCISM
You have 2 cows.
The State takes both and sells you some milk.

NAZISM
You have 2 cows.
The State takes both and shoots you.

BUREAUCRATISM
You have 2 cows.
The State takes both, shoots one, milks the other, and then throws the milk away.

TRADITIONAL CAPITALISM
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.

SURREALISM
You have two giraffes.
The government requires you to take harmonica lessons.

AN AMERICAN CORPORATION
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 dropped dead.

TO BE CONTINUED …

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Billyfinch
    Oct 10, 2008 @ 09:26:14

    Brilliant I love it, Mr. EIB winner!

  2. Kristina
    Oct 10, 2008 @ 09:37:56

    Safetyism: You take your $$$ out of the Market and put it in a safe
    in your house. Continue to Pray for future Captialism; after the smoke clears
    and then we can breathe.

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