On socialism

A farmer is being interviewed and he’s asked: “If you had two acres of land and a friend had none, would you give him an acre of land?” The farmer replied: “If I had two acres of land and a friend had none, then for the greater good of the state, I would give him an acre.”

“If you had two horses and your friend had none, would you give him one of your horses?” The farmer replied: “If I had two horses and a friend had none, then for the greater good of the state, I would give him a horse.”

The interviewer continued: “If you had two cows and your friend had none, would you give him one of your cows?”

“No!” said the farmer.

“I don’t understand, you would give him an acre and a horse, why not a cow?”
” Well,” the farmer explained, “I have two cows.”

From Ken Iverson, APL creator.

One Response to “On socialism”

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