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Danes - friendly & tolerant ?

Reader comment on item: Something Rotten in Denmark?

Submitted by Per (Switzerland), Jan 14, 2003 at 06:18

>From my own experience, Danes are some of the most tolerant and friendly
>people in Europe.

And I would argue that the reaction you're seeing in Denmark, as
portrayed in this article, is a reaction caused by abuse of this tolerance
and friendliness.
When living in foreign country you must adapt. It's not your language,
not your customs, not your laws. Tolerance and friendliness will be
extended to you in order for you to understand and learn, but when you
refuse and instead publicly and aggressively disrespect them, well ...

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