Scandinavia is less perfect, and a lot weirder, than you’d imagine
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They are the most indebted people in the world, live through long, dark winters and have a shorter life expectancy than several Mediterranean countries.
Yet for the past four decades, the Danes have consistently rated themselves as the happiest people on earth.
Denmark's democratic socialism does not seem all that bad to millennials. The Danes are often at the top of the world's happiest people. That is a much more achievable goal, and more consistent with the life choices millennials want to make, than to become an Ayn Rand hero. When their children ask them, "and what was it all for?", they will be able to say, "happiness."
Curated by jean lievens
Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation
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