miscellaneous

Jante’s Law

Ever since my fiancé has mentioned it to me for the first time I have been thinking about Jante’s Law every once in a while. You might be wondering what it is. It comes from the book En Flyktning Krysser Sitt Spor or A Refugee Crosses His Tracks written in 1933 by Aksel Sandemose. There are ten different rules in the law, but they all express in different variations a single theme: Do not think you are anyone special or that you are better ...