[Fwd: Re: [Hpn] Top-ranked lifestyle belongs to a healthy, wealthy Norway]

blue unclescam@buskers.org
Thu, 15 Nov 2001 22:11:04 -0500


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Subject: Re: [Hpn] Top-ranked lifestyle belongs to a healthy, wealthy Norway
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2001 22:09:50 -0500
From: blue <lkent@netstep.net>
Reply-To: unclescam@buskers.org
Organization: bluepuppet
To: worldhome@thesociety.net
References: <3bf42e92.528.0@lookscool.com>

norway make it's money on oil and whales/fishing. greenpeace has more
than once targeted their industries for various misdemeanors. suck up to
the green (profit)
and sleep with that silly greed on yer lips. rose colored glasses n all.

Harmony Kieding wrote:
> 
> hehehehe......imagine my feelings as an "economic refugee" from the US, sitting
> and reading this email in Norway!! I love it!! I love it!! I love it!! And I
> agree with the assessment of Norway as top-ranking, also. I arrived in Norway
> three years ago, straight from being homeless in the US.
> 
> Anyway, about this article- All the more reason for the US to start a Universal
> Living Wage, build affordable homes and get a national health plan going. I
> hope we really do it soon.
> 
> Harmony
> 
> http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Agora/7076/frames.html
> 
> >here's a look at a civil society.
> >
> >one other note: although this article doesn't point it out, the quality of
> 
> >life in the U.S. doesn't even make the top ten.
> >
> >chance
> >=====================================================
> >
> >
> >http://www.bergen.com:80/morenews/norge14200111148.htm
> >
> >Top-ranked lifestyle belongs to a healthy, wealthy Norway
> >
> >Wednesday, November 14, 2001
> >
> >By CAROL J. WILLIAMS
> >Special from the Los Angeles Times
> >
> >-- OSLO, Norway
> >
> >Imagine a world so shielded from modern dangers that children accept candy
> 
> >from strangers.
> >
> >Think about a place where lifelong financial security is guaranteed, no
> >matter how many layoffs, stock market crashes, or catastrophic illnesses
> >come your way.
> >
> >Consider the psychological well-being of living in a country where no one is
> 
> >homeless or hungry, where women and men are equal, where a pristine
> >environment is reverentially protected, and where sharing the wealth with
> >the world's less fortunate is a moral obligation.
> >
> >Norway is not utopia -- after all, it does suffer the occasional incursions
> 
> >of the cruel outside world. But most Norwegians admit that in terms of
> >uplifting ideals and earthly comforts, life in this country is as good as it
> 
> >gets.
> >
> >And this year's U.N. Human Development Report confirms that: It ranks Norway
> 
> >the No. 1 place in the world to live, based on a cocktail of indicators
> >about health, wealth, and social outlook.
> 
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