you have 2 cows, you give one to your neighbour
you have 2 cows, goverment takes both and gives you a little milk
you have two cows, goverment takes both and sales you milk
you hvae 2 cows, goverment takes both and shoots them
--//-, goverment takes both, executes one, milks the other and pours the milk away.
--//- you sell one, buy a bull, the herd grows, you retire with profit
--//- you sell one, make the other one produce quadraple ammounts of milk and later hire counsler to tell you why the cow died.
--//- you start a strike in a demand to have three cows
--//- you redisign the cows so they make 10 times as much milk and then you invent a smart toy called a COWACKOCHI and make huge profits on the world scale trade.
--//- with genetic ingenering you extend their life to 100 years, they eat only once in a week and milk themselves.
--//- you don't know where they are, you go for a lunch
--//- you count them, and find out you actually have 5, count them again-42, and again..yes they're 2. you stop counting and open anothr bottle of vodka.
you have 5000 cows, none of them is yours, you bill other people just so you keep them for them.
--//- and 300 people who milk them, you report of high employment rate and high milk benefits. the reporter who reported about the numbers, gets arrested.
--//- you praise both!
--//- both are mad!