Hygge’s Yang

Frequently, when discussing the merits & demerits of a socialized economic order, the apologist is likely to cite the present-day “success” of socialism in Scandinavian countries, specifically Denmark, which enjoys designation as the “happiest country on earth”, (per the United Nations).

Also, the collectivist apologist may cite the “hygge” found within the Danish folk themselves, described as a feeling which manifests itself in social settings as an ineffable cozy/togetherness.

While lovely, there is a Yang to the hygge Yin.  The following well-written article analyzes various cultural indicators throughout Scandinavia, and presents a strong case against the purported “success” of collectivism:

http://nypost.com/2015/01/11/sorry-liberals-scandinavian-countries-arent-utopias

 

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