No, the title is not a metaphor. This is actually about balance.
I was returning the rental car this morning (I had one yesterday so I could run errands all over town without an enormous car2go bill) and ended up behind this.
Impressive, right? It’s not every day that you see a truck piled quite that high.
Impressive, that is, unless you live in Egypt.
(We took that picture outside of Cairo in 2006.)