(Have no idea what this is in reference to? Read my earlier explanation.)
Let us assume there are two boxes on a table. In one box, there is a relatively normal turtle; in the other, Adolph Hitler’s skull. You have to select one of these items for your home. If you select the turtle, you can’t give it away and you have to keep it for two years; if either of these parameters are not met, you will be fined $999 by the state. If you select Hitler’s skull, you are required to display it in a semi-prominent location in your living room for the same amount of time, although you will be paid a stipend of $120 per month for doing so. Display of the skull must be apolitical. Which option do you select?
I went back and forth on this one. For starters, while I love animals, I’m not much of a pet person — too much lat minute travel, etc, to properly accommodate for one’s needs. I certainly wouldn’t want to neglect the poor thing. Plus, Hitler’s skull would be quite the conversation piece! Then, going far deeper in the thought process than was necessary (per usual), I anticipated the brouhaha that would ensue if word were to get out I was housing the famous Nazi’s body part — imagine the news cameras, the protests outside my bedroom day and night… what a wretched way to spend two years! Ultimately, I decided to take the turtle, give it to a happy home, and just pay the fine.