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"Individet er viktig."

Translation:The individual is important.

October 20, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Erik3481

Said no Scandinavian ever, at least if you take stock in Janteloven


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cursorcorner

From what I've read, I don't think Jante Law is meant to deter individualism as much as it is meant to bring focus to the importance of community and cooperation. Pride can still be taken in individual contributions that are less likely to be interpreted as pretentious or boastful endeavours. The approach seems to be working for Scandinavians so far. For instance, they have some of the cleanest, most crime-free living conditions on the planet.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OldYogg

No commumism here.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IronicWolf

But we are not. According to Duolingo :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DesmaNatome

I believe the correct translation should be "individualism is important "


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/edoMui

Just ask Andreas Bol Bull Hansen

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