#1 The World's Best Countries - An Interactive Graphic Chart09-20-2010, 05:23 PM
Finland has a 100% literacy rate and average 17 years of schooling :eek: wow
09-20-2010, 05:39 PM
Kick that around to countries with large populations, and where does America end up? Oh, 2nd. Right behind Japan. Which has a rampant suicide problem, and a shrinking population. And we beat them in Education as well.
I will give Newsweek credit on this though, they did give you the option to look at it by a countries population size as opposed to just everyone lumped together. The closest population I could find to America was Indonesia... and that was pretty far down the list.
Last edited by djones520; 09-20-2010 at 05:45 PM.In most sports, cold-cocking an opposing player repeatedly in the face with a series of gigantic Slovakian uppercuts would get you a multi-game suspension without pay.
In hockey, it means you have to sit in the penalty box for five minutes.
09-20-2010, 06:36 PM
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there is so little diviation between the countries in the top 15 it's not really worth debating on. Though I don't really see why they consider the US only in the 80's for political stablity. 200+ years as the oldes Republic in the world
09-20-2010, 06:38 PM
They penalized a country if it had abundant natural resources that made up a large portion of their economies. In addition, they PENALIZED a country if it has a strong agricultural base.
BOTH of these SHOULD be strengths, but (I believe) in an effort to push their agenda, the study actually penalizes these types of assets.
Last edited by Constitutionally Speaking; 09-20-2010 at 06:48 PM.I long for the days when our President actually liked our country.
09-20-2010, 06:54 PM
In addition I see they give more importance to "equity" than to the overall level of prosperity.
That is a SURE sign of marxist influence.I long for the days when our President actually liked our country.
09-20-2010, 07:10 PM
Best countries for what??"What this country needs are more unemployed politicians."
"Liberals are the type of people who go on safari and wonder why they can't get out and pet the lions..."- warpig
09-20-2010, 07:11 PMI long for the days when our President actually liked our country.
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