The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released results from their annual happiness survey this week. Denmark won, again. Frequent readers of the blog know that geography and math are not my strengths. But am I the only one that has no idea where Denmark is in relation to the rest of Europe? Maybe the Danes stay happy because no one can find them to drag them down into a miry bog of cynicism and self-loathing.
The US ranks 18th, which isn't that bad until you look at the countries in front of us:
- Japan - recent earthquake and nuclear meltdown
- China - no freedom of speech, communism
- Iceland - cold all the time