Why Denmark is the Happiest Country

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  • Опубликовано: 27 июл 2017
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  • Anning in Love
    Anning in Love 6 часов назад

    I watched Oprah my whole childhood from the 1980’s and 1990’s, then to become an adult in mid 90’s and continued to watch Oprah till she went off mainstream television. I feel like Oprah was like a mother to me. My own mom kinda gave up on me when I was quit young. I know for sure Oprah’s teachings on her many shows has helped me grow into an exceptional adult and now an exceptional mother (yes I can say that because it is true). I owe a lot to Oprah. If only she knew that she had this role in thousands of lives, just like mine. Thank you Oprah!!!!!!!!!!!

  • dizzyswimmer
    dizzyswimmer 17 часов назад +1

    Why Denmark is the Happiest Country ??? Tortilla Flats Vejle Amigos !!!!!!!

  • Leila L
    Leila L 20 часов назад

    That money comes from somewhere.....Taxes.....🙄

  • Karicat Watts
    Karicat Watts День назад

    Oh yeah, they didn't mention that at 15 a girl is considered of age. So these girls tend to be into the older man for a while. The men are total dirty bastards. I love them!!! Haha... they are nice though.

  • Karicat Watts
    Karicat Watts День назад

    This is my problem. I was meant to be born in Denmark.
    I was just telling one of my fellow 'Muricans , he actually thought our way of life is the best. Then I broke it down for him by using the Danes and the Italians as examples of the best quality of life. Americans try desperately to not pay taxes. Yet if you keep make three stacks of poker chips and start with taxes... the two topple over Americans taxes. The their stacks basically stop there as to where the American stack of poker chips keeps getting added to by car insurance, health insurance, Bill's for nice clothing and cars. A lot of expense goes to attorneys for divorce and funerals and schools are expensive if you want the best
    Just way over topples the two country's costs. Then Italian workers get a 3 hour lunch, 84 paid holidays a year, not exact on that but close, the husbands get maternity leave also....paid by the govt. The factory owner asked if they mind not making as much as they could if they didnt take such good care of their workers and their attitude is how much money... 5 million or ten million... that 5 million is not missed and look at how we are all happy and dining and healthy and making love . Disease and divorce rates are super low. Crime is laughable.
    I love every Dane I've ever met. Never met a crappy attitude.
    Here in fat Oprah land we want it all for our selves and as a whole do not work for the greater good. We do not care about the bigger picture. Get your own. I worked hard for mine... there are exceptions, I'm not being black and white in my rant.
    This is what people call socialist or communist, everyone has to pay to live
    Bill Clinton said this in an interview after his impeachment... about 4 or so years into Baby Buschs reign of...anyway he said he's happy to pay a million dollars to his country every year. It's part of America to take care of each other. And paying higher taxes than that person who makes 20 to 50 a year is the cost of freedom. Smart man. Too bad he's.....anyway.
    Dont u just cringe at the way Oprah is basically acting impressed with the tiny living space then steals their bread
    She is truly Oprah Winfrey negro woman of the south. I just love the way she kicks off her shoes and lets it all hang out. Shes a nice gal.

  • John Smith
    John Smith День назад

    No, it’s because you have more government benefits if you remain single

  • djmazet18
    djmazet18 День назад

    I’m danish and I have never seen such an apartment like that.

  • Mike Rutherford
    Mike Rutherford День назад

    Denmark gets financial assistance from the US which helps fund their government programs

  • james reese
    james reese День назад

    oprah, really?

  • Minutsi
    Minutsi День назад

    ❤ Danish don't pay "50 %" in tax...!
    We got a deduction, and when you take this in the calculation we pay about 30-35 in tax. (deduction is money you don't pay tax of).

  • Jonas Wunderkind
    Jonas Wunderkind 2 дня назад

    Lived and studied in Norway - yes, Scandinavia is a fairy tale :) Lots to learn for everyone!

  • Black Orchid
    Black Orchid 2 дня назад

    Ummm HOW HUGE is Oprahs house .. who has NO CHILDREN.. NO dependants.. no one other than her selfish self.. HOW HUGE is her play rooms? How big are her living rooms.. ROOMS ROOMS..
    How big are Oprahs houses.. HOUSES HOUSES.. NOT ONE.. but HOUSES!

  • Black Orchid
    Black Orchid 2 дня назад

    SOCIALIST are always willing to give up YOUR money.. but never their billions/millions.. .. they just want middle class to give up their meager dollars and work

  • Black Orchid
    Black Orchid 2 дня назад

    They use to be .. abut now .. not so much

  • FullMetalJacket
    FullMetalJacket 2 дня назад

    Oprah is wrong. The personal income tax in Denmark as of 2018 is 56 per cent of your income.

  • Ani Mali
    Ani Mali 2 дня назад

    After the weird and heartless dens killed a giraffe in day light on front of an audience I started to DESPISE them and hope they will be hit by karma ASAP.

  • Derek Salick
    Derek Salick 3 дня назад

    Maybe America should introduce some of the social structure when one consider humanity

  • Adam M
    Adam M 4 дня назад

    You should see us Americans around food - we go nuts! We are ruled by monopolies in business and politics. American consumer does not negotiate for anything, we buy whatever it says on stickers, we vote for whatever it says on a baseball hat or a pin, it is so easy. Average American gets ticked off about smallest inconvenience--riding bikes to work is like WHAT! plus most bicycles may not hold our weight anyway. We are pretty much scared of everything so it is hard for us to try anything new, and even when we do try something new we have a healthy population with extra muscles in their mouths to tear people down. the new thing we have now is to look at everyone with suspicion to protect whatever we are protecting at the moment. Leaving babies outside?? no way! we have human-animals everywhere. Indoors is our place, drink beer, watch games and blame everyone else about our mediocrity. To feel good we watch hero movies. Every store is equipped with state of the art security so that we don't steal helps us to stay out of jail. Most of our calls are monitored for quality control purposes! (like someone will call back and tell us how to speak with good grammar). We like it the way we are, you go ahead enjoy your free health care, we like our free....(I forgot what it is).

  • Isham2 W
    Isham2 W 4 дня назад

    Why the fuck i am still in America?

  • RUCookoo Jackson
    RUCookoo Jackson 5 дней назад

    I had several friends from ( in ) Denmark - they both had jobs in * outsourcing American jobs _ well one wonders where their money comes from after watching this Opra stuff. distorted -

  • J. Hay
    J. Hay 5 дней назад

    I love you Oprah, but people from Denmark are “DANISH” not “Denmarkians.” 😆😂❤️🇩🇰XO

  • Stuart Anding
    Stuart Anding 5 дней назад

    taxes how much

  • AL Bubla
    AL Bubla 5 дней назад

    I visited Copenhagen few months ago from USA, I have no idea why people are so happy there with 50% tax. Everywhere police is ticketing parked cars and 1 minuets parking violations and you get $100 tickets. All signs are in local language and tourists are favorite target for police tickets.
    Everywhere local people are sitting outside bars and drinking alcohol. I don’t understand what kind a happiness they are getting through alcohol.
    Everything over there almost 4 times expensive than USA and whole country probably 1 month of warm weather and rest of year is cold hell.

  • cloud day
    cloud day 5 дней назад

    Thanks for the vid. So funny. Loved that they have storage for e erything.

  • Astrid Neumaier
    Astrid Neumaier 6 дней назад

    Denmarkians 😂😂

  • Christina Jackson
    Christina Jackson 7 дней назад

    A show like this would get Oprah more money. There is no heaven on earth.

  • Norma Flores
    Norma Flores 7 дней назад +1

    This is amazing, but Americans hate taxes, so when they go broke, that's thier own problem.

  • lilac npink
    lilac npink 8 дней назад

    Congrats Denmark!!

  • Helen Golovin
    Helen Golovin 8 дней назад

    And we do not kidnap kids and are generally very crime free.

  • Helen Golovin
    Helen Golovin 8 дней назад

    I live in Estonia, and we have many of these things :free acess to health care and higher education, 1,5 years of payed maternity leave Lots of European countries have it

  • Mgtow
    Mgtow 8 дней назад

    Google the top safest countries in the world then Google the top unsafest countries. Notice anything?

  • Miri Lil
    Miri Lil 8 дней назад

    bullshit.....they are not happy lots of them have depression

  • Milena Sanchez
    Milena Sanchez 9 дней назад +1

    if we live in an system that teach us materialistic things are happiness , we will learn it's not the real thing but the inner happiness is the one

  • Ramona Gaston
    Ramona Gaston 9 дней назад

    Thanks to this, human trafficking will come since they’ve just advertised how trusting they are.

  • Fruit Til 4 Vegan
    Fruit Til 4 Vegan 9 дней назад

    I wonder why Oprah dodges Vegans, in her own country? well, i think again, and i see she loves to travel. It's mor fun to travel around the world, and meet Europeans. I hope she one day does embrace veganism, because she has the power to be the thin healthy vibrant person she wishes she could be, & she could help us all heal the world.

  • Dander Spat
    Dander Spat 9 дней назад

    The home of "white privilege"
    Where is Don Lemmon when you need him?

  • indoctus41
    indoctus41 10 дней назад

    Having lived in the US for 2 years it is NOT nearly the best place to live in the world. So much crime, so much racism, so much inequality, so much poverty, so much personal debt, so much government debt.

  • Billy Judd
    Billy Judd 10 дней назад

    Denmark sucks

  • Denise Thierens
    Denise Thierens 10 дней назад

    I will love to live there

  • Linda B
    Linda B 10 дней назад +1

    The money Americans don't pay in taxes they have to pay in student loans and private healthcare which in the end is more expensive

  • Linda B
    Linda B 10 дней назад +1

    Denmark isn't the happiest country. All this is marketing BS

  • diamond Tran
    diamond Tran 10 дней назад

    The Danes are the bravest and most civilized people in the world. Proof: during WW2, when the occupying Nazis ordered the Jews in Denmark to wear the yellow star, King Christian X himself wore a yellow star and decreed his fellow Danes doing the same thing. I can't find anywhere else in the world that has a people who selflessly put themselves in harm’s way to prevent the persecution of a defenseless minority, like the Danes did.

  • Jorge Ituarte
    Jorge Ituarte 10 дней назад

    Denmark???? LOL!!!!

  • Cyndee Weber
    Cyndee Weber 11 дней назад

    They should be happy after selling slaves and to this day, stealing Africa’s resources.

  • D Crane
    D Crane 11 дней назад

    Normal!

  • Boy Zao
    Boy Zao 11 дней назад

    why. because it isn't america.

  • Jerry Pelletier
    Jerry Pelletier 11 дней назад

    Why Denmark is the Happiest Country........No Blacks!

  • Facundo Esquivel
    Facundo Esquivel 11 дней назад

    Denmark tops the list in anti-depression meds...

  • Joanne Wilton
    Joanne Wilton 11 дней назад

    I'm a national by choice, just don't have the paperwork.

  • asta brasta
    asta brasta 11 дней назад

    Beautifull country, beautiful cool people!

  • Mike Hunt
    Mike Hunt 11 дней назад +1

    How can they be happy? They pay over HALF of their income goes to Income tax!!! More than 1/2!

  • Robert Horning
    Robert Horning 11 дней назад

    Amazing looking at all the comments. It seems like everyone kept falling all over themselves trying to find everything they could that was wrong and would not admit anything was good. Talk about living in a negative world of cynicism. You are all fucking fools. Americans, wave your We’re #1 fingers while you die and spend on wars, kill yourselves on drugs, have gang wars, shoot your children, and live without health care, and then say everyone else in the world is inferior.

  • emily schwellenbach
    emily schwellenbach 12 дней назад

    So how are the families, are people getting married and having stable homes?? Thats it that dont believe in marriage the way we do!!! They are routinely having children out of wedlock. There is no incentive to make more money, sounds superficially good.

  • tim johansen
    tim johansen 12 дней назад

    Money.

  • Michelle Ruiz
    Michelle Ruiz 12 дней назад

    The whole program seems like a “prepaid announcement “. All people very happy, umm, it seems to good to be true🤨

  • dreamervanroom
    dreamervanroom 12 дней назад

    People in the markets, restaurants, public services, after 4, they ARE working. "Everybody" is not Everybody.

  • Antoinette Gross
    Antoinette Gross 12 дней назад

    Leave it to a Brit to be miserable LOL telling it like it is

  • g0679
    g0679 12 дней назад

    The Danes are my favorite folks in Europe. Best Wishes from Hogtown, Florida.

  • Mizera Mykle
    Mizera Mykle 13 дней назад

    Denmark kicks America right in its greatness!

  • Spitfire Of ATJ
    Spitfire Of ATJ 13 дней назад

    Ever notice those against socialism are anti-social?

  • Banks Banks
    Banks Banks 13 дней назад

    i am jamaican andvi know for a fact that it does not take money to be happy, happiness comes from within, while money can only buy comfort. many of us are poor or grew up poor so if you want to see real happiness come to jamaica and forget about how we are stereotyped

  • Byte Me
    Byte Me 13 дней назад

    Communists convinced feminazis to not desire to reproduce so they could conquer Western civilization.

  • Janis Y
    Janis Y 13 дней назад

    Hollo! Dans need to pay a lot of taxes. Close to 50 %. They don't even want to work! No personal identity at all, why make efforts anyway! Stay in Danmark to observe the facts, one episode just looking at the facade, not insights. What a shame!!!! >

  • Nura Rich
    Nura Rich 13 дней назад

    You can’t be happy when you’re ungrateful,seating there blaming your unhappiness on everything and everyone,oh it’s the government oh it’s the immigrants oh its muslims oh it’s the blacks oh my mother was a narcissist oh my husband/wife was a narcissist oh i was bullied in school oh I don’t like my job oh my boss refused to give me a raise,sooooooo pathetic!!!!!!be grateful and content that is when happiness comes

  • MORE1500
    MORE1500 13 дней назад

    Let the Danes speak for themselves and to hell with the trolls.

  • Gustav Pedersen
    Gustav Pedersen 14 дней назад

    15 % taxes wtf. I am still youth and pay 30 %. I am nettlwd bu the fact she says 15% denmsrks 15%is the highest

  • Ben Chesterman
    Ben Chesterman 14 дней назад

    How much does a performance car cost in Denmark ?

  • Ben Chesterman
    Ben Chesterman 14 дней назад

    How much do you save for retirement in Denmark ? How many own homes in Denmark ?

  • Livanjka21
    Livanjka21 14 дней назад

    Why do people always search for happiness in another street, country, continent or even in another person? You have to find happiness in yourself! If you don't, you'll be depressed wherever you are

  • jdp2108
    jdp2108 14 дней назад

    Typisk dansk hjem? hva faen... Har aldrig set sådan et hjem før.

  • Nix Eradicatus
    Nix Eradicatus 14 дней назад

    What is it about how happy people in Denmark are that gets American people so triggered? Everytime I hear a more conservative friend of mine complain about Denmark and trying to tell me all these terrible things that happen behind the scenes like whatever happiness they have is phony and there's lots of immigrants and I'm like, we deal with worse stuff here so what's your point? The only answer I ever seem to get from that is, "M'erica"!

    • Nix Eradicatus
      Nix Eradicatus 14 дней назад

      +Ben Chesterman what's the middle class? I don't know all this Denmark lingo. I'm from America. We have Gucci class and Walmart class.

    • Nix Eradicatus
      Nix Eradicatus 14 дней назад

      +Ben Chesterman what's retirement? Is that a Denmark thing? Like hygga?

    • Ben Chesterman
      Ben Chesterman 14 дней назад

      Middle class has shrunk in Denmark a decade

    • Ben Chesterman
      Ben Chesterman 14 дней назад

      You retire with less being taxed more , denmark residence don't think about long term problems

  • VideoTutorial
    VideoTutorial 14 дней назад

    shut opera gimme my money back

  • Elfed Owen
    Elfed Owen 14 дней назад

    An athiest country..... simple.

  • Rodney Williams
    Rodney Williams 14 дней назад

    Homogenous The end.

  • nebitno prezime
    nebitno prezime 15 дней назад

    Big Lie. Danes use 500000 medicine for depression in year. They are not so happy at all, as they should br. A lot of them do suicide when they lose job or if they live alone.

  • Alexander Wau
    Alexander Wau 17 дней назад

    Hvor mange her er faktisk Danskere?

  • 20alphabet
    20alphabet 17 дней назад

    Denmark is so great because
    they keep the riff-raff out.

  • Chickennugget
    Chickennugget 17 дней назад +1

    Oh gee I dunno maybe because it’s an all white homogenous society. That’s why.

    • Sakura Tanaka
      Sakura Tanaka 15 дней назад

      What are you talking about? Have you been here? White homogenous society my foot!

  • Han South
    Han South 17 дней назад

    i 've been there couple of times. couldn't say they were outwardly happy, i found them to be silent and enjoying their privacy

  • Nadia Subri
    Nadia Subri 18 дней назад

    They have a far right rise ( Ironically; good friends of UKIP in UK) & that's by itself is enough reason to worry. The immigrants there struggle like every where else, foreign kids at school complain no one speaks to them. Even their neighbouring Sweden have fewer multicultural probs. comparing to theirs.

  • Gerard Jones
    Gerard Jones 19 дней назад

    Muslim rape capital.
    Nice try.

  • Paul H. Kircher III
    Paul H. Kircher III 20 дней назад

    You're with Royce in the Rule Book now.

  • jolls joyce
    jolls joyce 20 дней назад

    Well...not all ppl in Denmark live like THAT. If you show " rich " people don`t generalize it.

  • Hunter Hotch
    Hunter Hotch 21 день назад +1

    Its probably all the anti depressants they are hooked on

  • songman1955
    songman1955 21 день назад +1

    12:13 Oprah a billionaire interested in the fact that there is no lower class? I am curious if EU aggressive immigration policies has changed this nirvana since this was recorded?

  • Kirstine Termansen
    Kirstine Termansen 25 дней назад

    Rip Chris Steven USA diplomacy killed in the c mail NATO warnings 2011 2012 september hit

  • Psychic Child
    Psychic Child 26 дней назад

    All countries where religion exsists are really messed up war etc. Countries like Denmark and non religious contries tend to be the the happiest.

  • Emily Lu
    Emily Lu 27 дней назад

    In Poland we have almost the same things as Denmark (health care, education, maternity leave etc.) and we are not this happy.

    • thatoriordanlad
      thatoriordanlad 20 дней назад

      Poland is a deeply religious country. Countries that have shed the shackles of religion tend to be happier.

  • Michael Turman
    Michael Turman 27 дней назад

    oh, grandma why did you not move to Denmark coming from Germany, why to the USA? I know old Hollywood films got to you as a teenager, but did you really believed people lived like that? now I know why you are so disappointed and so very homesick and you could have been so happy if only you stayed in Europe.

  • Carson Lee
    Carson Lee 27 дней назад

    Could hardly believe they put the babies outdoors alone. To enjoy fresh air and nap. Interesting. Stunning, actually.

  • Cain Cain
    Cain Cain 27 дней назад

    I love that you don't have to get married

  • Cain Cain
    Cain Cain 27 дней назад

    Is crime down is their any drug problem is their any racists problems is blond hair people excepted more then others

  • Cain Cain
    Cain Cain 27 дней назад

    And every one seems so healthy

  • Cain Cain
    Cain Cain 27 дней назад

    Like how human value is more important

  • Cain Cain
    Cain Cain 27 дней назад

    Love Denmark wish I could afford to go and visit I would hopefully be stress free

  • Cain Cain
    Cain Cain 27 дней назад

    We need Denmark traits please bring that here to Canada

  • Ethel Pepper
    Ethel Pepper 28 дней назад

    Apparently Danish men are useless as husbands.

  • Kelli Kocha
    Kelli Kocha 28 дней назад +1

    The high taxes and Islam? That doesn’t seem very happy to me.

    • thatoriordanlad
      thatoriordanlad 13 дней назад

      +Johnny Snow what's your long list?

    • Johnny Snow
      Johnny Snow 13 дней назад

      +thatoriordanlad Islam is definitely the worst religion out there, Why? I can give a long list.

    • thatoriordanlad
      thatoriordanlad 20 дней назад +1

      Higher taxation means improved public services, such as healthcare, public transport and road network.
      As for Islam. All religion is poison. What makes it any worse than Christianity?

  • Nancy Smith
    Nancy Smith 28 дней назад

    See what kind of life you can have when you are not policing the world. Americans should knock it off. Start taking care of their citizens.

  • Annlej1
    Annlej1 Месяц назад +1

    That danish apartment is not a common one its one of the new designs...and a expensive one..