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The water hoarder — a capitalist fable


Once upon a time there was a man. The man liked water — you may even say he loved it.

The man grew up in a family of water lovers. The family didn’t have a lot of water, but they had enough to not be thirsty.

He finished school and went to university. At university, he learnt how to acquire water.

The man graduated and set up a Water Acquisition business. The business started slowly but, over the years, the man got better and better acquiring water. He built more and more reservoirs to store his water, until he had many hundreds of them.  Read More…