Why Denmark dominates the World Happiness Report rankings year after year

Because Danes are trapped inside by the cold and snow, families have to talk to each other and as a bonus don’t get taxed on that compared to buying entertainment in the market out of after tax wages and then pay VAT.

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I had just blogged about this wonderful story of a US citizen living in Denmark for a few days to figure the so called Dane life and happiness.

In this pieceMarie Helweg-Larsen Professor of Psychology at Dickinson College writes on what makes Denmark top happiness rankings year after year. It is something called “hygge” (intimacy and trust) which is behind these rankings:

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at https://utopiayouarestandinginit.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/why-call-my-blog-utopia-you-are-standing-in-it/

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