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AFTER WE BECOME INDEPENDENT? SCOTLAND, THE WORLD’S HAPPIEST COUNTRY? ONE FINE DAY!!!

10 Jul

I want to live in Denmark!

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To quote the BBC’s Brian Taylor on BBC Scotland’s 26th October 2016 6.30pm news, ‘Scotland is a devolved section of a bigger state’.

This explains why Scotland doesn’t even merit listings on the world ranking tables for Press Freedom, Democracy, or Population Happiness.

We’re lumped in with ‘the bigger state’, of the UK.

– World Press Freedom, UK is 38thhttps://rsf.org/en/ranking

– World Democracy Index, UK is 12thhttp://democracyranking.org/wordpress

– World Country Happiness, UK is 23rdhttp://worldhappiness.report/ed/2016

In all of these constructed rankings, Scandinavian countries feature annually in the top 5, or at worst in the top 10. So, what is is about Scandinavian mentality, that creates this consistent benchmarking of worldwide excellence? How can one geographic area comprising of Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Finland and Denmark, so consistently lay down the standards which other countries can aspire to replicate and seek to achieve?

Scotland will clearly…

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