If somebody is unable to understand THIS explanation, I have
serious doubts about their ability to even function in society,
much less run a country!
As the late Adrian Rogers said,
“you cannot multiply wealth by dividing it.”
Professor gets the message across
An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he
had never failed a single student before, but had once failed an
That class had insisted that Obama’s socialism worked and that no
one would be poor and no one would be rich, a great equalizer.
The professor then said, “OK, we will have an experiment in this
class on Obama’s plan”.
All grades would be averaged and everyone would receive the same
grade so no one would fail and no one would receive an A.
After the first test, the grades were averaged and everyone got a
The students who studied hard were upset and the students who
studied little were happy.
As the second test rolled around, the students who studied little
had studied even less and the ones who studied hard decided they
wanted a free ride too, so they studied little.
The second test average was a D! No one was happy.
When the 3rd test rolled around, the average was an F.
The scores never increased as bickering, blame and name-calling all
resulted in hard feelings and no one would study for the benefit of
All failed, to their great surprise, and the professor told them
that socialism would also ultimately fail because when the reward
is great, the effort to succeed is great but when government takes
all the reward away, no one will try or want to succeed.
Could not be any simpler than that.
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