Law of Jante: A Bright Idea Creating A Darkside in Scandinavia

Visitors in the Louisiana Museum, Danmark © Rachel Wolfe 2018

The Law of Jante, is the name for a social policy that sounds like it could create a peaceful society. Ideas however fine they may feel in theory, do not always work out as intended in practice.

The rules are described as:

  1. You’re not to think you are anything special.
  2. Your’e not to think you are as good as…