The recent debate on alcohol licensing hours has sparked accusations of the state trying to run the citizens’ lives with a half of the Finns considering Finland a nanny state gone too far, reveals a new survey commissioned by Yle. The survey on Finns’ values contained 13 questions on topical issues.
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Yle: Half of Finns consider Finland a nanny state
In the study, the respondents were asked whether they agreed or disagreed with the claim that the state regulates Finns’ lives too much through legislation and an individual’s rights should be increased.