"To finish the moment, to find the journey’s end in every step of the road, to live the greatest number of good hours, is wisdom....Since our office is with moments, let us husband them."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, September 03, 2007

Obama not liberal enough for you? Come to Denmark.

So everyone knows that Denmark is a liberal country with their socialized health care and welfare state perks. However, their liberalism extends far beyond that. I'll give two examples. First, as I was coming out of my room for dinner last night, Marc (15 years old) had a few friends over. They were hanging out in the basement fooling around on the computer, listening to music, and looking at porn magazines. It's legal here, of course. In fact children as young as 15 are allowed to be in porn as long as their parents give permission, because 15 is the age of consent. My second example is along the same lines. Danes are quite liberal to PDA and the like. I have seen or heard stories of women breast feeding in public, people touching each other quite extensively in public, people making out for extended periods of time in public, and people doing quite a bit more, as well. Obviously, everyone being equal in Denmark means everyone is equal to witness each others sex lives, duh.

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