Behar: Socialism Makes Denmark Happiest Country
Why are the Danes so contented? Could it be all that Havarti and herring? The satisfaction of knowing that their ancestors plundered and pillaged the entire
“The reason that they’re so happy is because they don’t worry about health care,” she explained. “They don’t worry about sending their kids to college because everything’s paid for.”
1. Taking all things together, would you say you are very happy, rather happy, not very happy, or not at all happy?
2. All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
While it’s true that
What about “free” college? First off, it’s not free. The Danes pay the highest taxes in the world at 48.4%. Secondly, 12 of the 27 E.U. countries have no tuition fees, so it’s not that unique. Those tuition-free countries include:
If Joy had read the actual study, she would have discovered that “the most important determinant of happiness is the extent to which people have free choice in how to live their lives.” Not universal health care and “free” college.