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Picking and choosing


It's a very common reaction in the Nordic countries to just dismiss Iceland's place on lists because they are so few people. I was reminded of this when I overheard two people talk about this list and one of them said "We have more people in our capital than they have people in their whole country. Of course it's easy to keep a place like that safe". Sweden had much the same reaction when Iceland was higher up on the list than them regarding gender equality. It's just a way for the rest of the Nordic countries to bump ourselves further up positive lists.

20th September 2019
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alexg47

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24 days ago #9822183        
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Once again Iceland has amazing facial expressions.

Epi

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24 days ago #9822210        
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I wonder if the situation is reversed in "Stand Still Stay Silent" -
Iceland is the most populous nation at 190,600, while Danes are just 12,400 folk isolated on Bornholm.

http://sssscomic.com/comic.php?page=66


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tc49pz

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.....dozens of African countries are safer than my country. I...think I'm going to move to Africa now. Seriously, I think I'd love to "go back to Africa" as some racist folks told me to do in grade school...except none of my ancestors came from Africa. Kinda the sad part of being First Nations. America IS our country. It was before the white folks even looked at it. Hmm. Maybe if the white people go back to Europe we'll be a safer country.


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23 days ago #9822281        
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The most important thing about the whole list is that the UK have beaten the French


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24 days ago #9822259        
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Second comment on this, but here is the list for anyone curious were their own country has scored this year!

http://worldpopulationreview.com/countries/safest-countries-in-the-world/


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23 days ago #9822307        
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Also Iceland is located rather far away - geographically speaking - from the other countries, thus easily overlooked.

24 days ago #9822225        
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The factors used to compile this report include: ... Military expenditures as a percentage of GDP.

In other words, worthless list (or maybe, not the list is worthless, but the name is misleading)


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24 days ago #9822217        
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Canada is ranked 6th but has a higher population then the countries ranked 1 - 5.
Japan is ranked 9th but has a higher population then the countries ranked 1 - 8.

Behold the true titans of per capita safety.


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24 days ago #9822197        
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Dear tourists, can you please stop trying to kill yourselves with our nature.
With love and concern,
- Norway

RyanW

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17 days ago #9822630        
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Just for perspective, there are more people living in my state, which is considered one of the middling sized states in the US, than in any one of the Scandinavian countries.

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