According to the Economist’s democracy Index, the Netherlands is on the 10th place and the US is 21st.In terms of civil liberties, the Netherlands scores 9.41 and the USA 8.53. The Netherlands is thus significantly more free and more democratic in this area.
As far as economic freedom is concerned, the US is on 12 and the Netherlands at 13, both with 76.8 points.Here both countries are almost as free.
Furthermore, crime in the Netherlands is lower, health care is accessible to everyone, we also have ample free time in the form of holidays, care leave, parental leave and sick days.
As a Dutchman, we live in a freer country than the US. Whether life in a 芒 鈧?艙groots芒 鈧?land makes happier, I don’t know.
I live in a pleasantly small and very free country like the Netherlands.But you never know what an American means with 芒 鈧?虄vrij芒 鈧劉. Is the ban on firearms in the Netherlands a sign of unfreedom? Is the obligation to have a (very affordable) health insurance a sign of infreedom? Well, then we are not a free country.
In fact, We deliver something of our freedom to prevent people from dying by firearm violence, or unnecessary death because they cannot afford medical care.You can see that as a restriction of personal freedom, but that freedom is to be exchanged for solidarity. That solidarity with your countrymen is what Americans like to call patriotism. So you choose a little less freedom in exchange for some more patriotism. That strikes me as very American.
Ah, Ms. Johnson, the Texan married to a Dutchman.
Well, despite not being in 2 hours in Mexico and also having no closet of a house as you live I much prefer here.Because
- No fear of firearm violence.
- 30 days of paid holidays per year
- Health care that is good and affordable.
- 40 hours per week working where results count, not attendance
- Public transport
- Can walk or cycle to places
- Sex is negotiable here.
Better and more free.Until so鈩?n level I decided to become a Dutchman and to say my American citizenship.
I test out your question that you sincerely have to do with us.Could you possibly save us? I would like to give you my bank number so that you can transfer several million dollars. For we suffer, we suffer deeply. All our hopes are now located on you because you understand it. You, free spirit, grand inhabitant of Paradise. Can you still transfer the money today? Do not wait too long, we die of misery. Our humble thanks, you have a worshipper. Just via 芒 鈧?虄responden芒 鈧劉, gladly.
I split this “question” which is in fact a proposition, disguised as a question.
Thesis: The USA are a free and grand country.
Question: How does it feel to not live in a “free and grand country”?
I shall not go into the statement, nor will it be asked.I cannot answer the question posed because I live in the Netherlands, and the Netherlands does not meet the qualification “not free and grand”.
About as it feels not to ride in such a comfortable, elegant, quiet, non-spectish and economical car as the Hummer H2.
Quite fine so.
This is not a question; This is a Facebook post.Your only intent is to cause unrest. For that, Facebook is much more suitable.
It feels very nice to live in a free, small country like the Netherlands.The fact that I’m not living in the US is just a minor inconvenience! The only thing that the US, in my opinion, has before on the NL are the beautiful landscapes. In terms of freedom, I think the US can still learn a lot from the NL. One of the most free cities of the USA, New York, has its liberal mind only due to the mentality of the NLse settlers.
The United States is neither free nor grand. A country that (badly) lives on enforced credit, and the residents are a bunch of suckers who like to be dominated by a psychopath: Trump.Have fun with it. We know better. Tchuu-Uus.