Two Cows

Two Cows

A viral e-mail from before the internet was popular.  I always loved this one.

Socialism
You have two cows. The government takes one and gives it to your neighbor.
Communism
You have two cows. The government takes both of them and gives you part of the milk.
Fascism
You have two cows. The government takes both, hires you to take care of them, and sells you the milk.
Totalitarianism
You have two cows. The government takes them and denies they ever existed. Milk is banned.
Nazism
You have two cows. The government takes both and then shoots you.
Bureaucracy
You have two cows. The government takes both, shoots one, milks the other and pours the milk down the drain.
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.
Anarchism
You have two cows. Either you sell the milk at a fair price or your neighbors try to take the cows and kill you.
American
corporation
You have two cows. You sell one, and force the other to produce the milk of four cows. You are surprised when the cow drops dead.
French
corporation
You have two cows. You go on strike because you want three cows.
Japanese
corporation
You have two cows. You redesign them so they are one tenth the size of an ordinary cow and produce twenty times the milk.
German corporation
You have two cows. You reengineer them so they live for 100 years, eat once a month, and milk themselves.
British
corporation
You have two cows. Both are mad. You try to sell them in Europe.
Italian
corporation
You have two cows but you don’t know where they are. You break for lunch.
Russian
corporation
You have two cows. You count them and learn you have five cows. You count them again and learn you have 42 cows. You count them again and learn you have 12 cows. You stop counting cows and open another bottle of vodka.
Swiss
corporation
You have 5000 cows, none of which belongs to you. You charge others for storing them.
Chinese
corporation
You have two cows. You have 300 people milking them. You claim full employment, high bovine productivity, and arrest the newsman who reported the numbers.
Indian
corporation
You have two cows. You worship them until they drop dead.


Author: Mateo de Colón

Global Citizen! こんにちは!僕の名前はマットです. Es decir soy Mateo. Aussi, je m'appelle Mathieu. Likes: Languages, Cultures, Computers, History, being Alive! (^.^)/