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Response to Yavin4 (Reply #33)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 04:57 PM

35. And all this time I thought it was because they weren't afraid of socialism...

... and well regulated market economies.

Another factor is abundant hydroelectricity.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electricity_sector_in_Norway

But seriously, any nation that can't provide safe comfortable housing, healthy food, appropriate medical care, a good education, and some measure of happiness to every citizen is broken.

I don't believe a nation needs a high energy industrial economy to accomplish those things, but maybe it helps. I suspect Norway would be as nice without the oil and gas, they just wouldn't have so many cars, or fly away so often to warm places for vacation.

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