Source: "The Swedish Toolkit"
Swedes need space
A lot of Space
This is when you know that a Swedish bus stop is full
And that you need to stand
What happen if you sit in the middle?
One of these can well stand up and take a step aside
To maintain a comfortable distance between each other
But what if you look different
Or wear religious symbols
How easy would it be for you to believe
That people go away from you
Because of the color of your skin
Or your religion
It has nothing to do with that
Swedes simply need space
We all see the world through cultural glasses
This photo illustrate the whole thing pretty well
Welcome to Sweden!
"The Swedes" and "Working with Swedes" present many of the unknown social rules in Sweden
By Julien S. Bourrelle
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