Government cow analogy

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The setup of a typical joke of this kind is the assumption that the listener lives within a given system and has two cows. The punch line is what happens to the listener and the cows in this system. Jokes of this type attracted the attention of a scholar in the US as early as An article in The Modern Language Journal lists the following classical ones: [1].

You have two cows

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January 15, by Dan Mitchell. You have two cows. The government takes them both, shoots one, milks the other, pays you for the milk, and then pours it down the drain. You sell one, force the other to produce the milk of four cows and then act surprised when it drops dead. The government taxes you to the point that you must sell them both in order to support someone else who already got a free cow from the government.

Two Cows Explain Economics Better Than Any Class

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Your lord takes some of the milk. The government takes them and puts them in a barn with everyone else's cows. You have to take care of all the cows.