|Date:||July 27, 2004 / year-entry #291|
|Summary:||Norwegians have it so good that they've started getting lazy: Before the oil boom, when Norway was mostly poor and largely isolated, the country survived on its hard work and self-reliance, two stalwart Scandinavian virtues. Now, with the country still bulging from three decades of oil money, Norway is discovering that sudden wealth does not...|
Norwegians have it so good that they've started getting lazy:
On a similar note, here's an essay on Norwegian 'fellesferie'—vacation time—and its impact on getting anything done at all during the summer.
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