This Danish TV Ad is what the world needs to remember

As TV2’s video “All That We Share” opens, Danes file quietly onto a soundstage, stepping into outlined areas on the floor — areas meant to define them. “The High Earners” versus “Those Just Getting By.” “Those We Trust” versus “Those We Try To Avoid.” Lifelong Danes, versus those new to Denmark. Divisions you will find not just in Denmark, but in any country on Earth.

However, a man begins to ask questions:

“Who in this room was the class clown?”

“Who are stepparents?”

“How many of you love to dance?”

Quickly, the “Us versus Them” narrative falls apart. People begin to step out of their so-called defining boxes…


Read the whole article by Michelle Butterfield in The Huffington Post.