for ppl of the uk - would you please say what are the most important cares and value

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looking for a good place and it's always good to ask the amazing and wonderful ppl of a place

it's also a good test to see how good a place is


the life and culture of those that live here is a huge topic, and there's so much to talk about

a few examples,

are the ppl here more friendly and good to those around them? and what % of them are?

  • and are the ppl here more loyal to their significant other or what do they think of family?

  • and how much do the ppl here care about the whole of humanity compared to other places?

are the regulations for the public good or against the welfare of the ppl in the society?
  • like is tobacco banned for the public good? or is it a more free-market capitalist society that may not be for a better society?

do the ppl value science & engineering more than other places, and thus are more well-educated in the sciences?
  • like do those that live here have more scientists per capita? engineers per capita?

do the ppl care about innovation, and are startup-focused than other places?
  • like are there more friendly startup regulations?

some ppl would say that at least some places are pretty much the same -- that there isn't any significant difference
  • for way of life, what separates the ppl here from other places?

there may be a good ranking of the cares & values of those that live here
one key challenge/difficulty with values discussions is:

  • most ppl tend to have very limited experiences (but that's why there's the Web)

  • and they tend to have a large lack of understanding of themselves

  • and a lack of understanding of others, and tend to over-generalise others
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(Original post by makealldigital)
looking for a good place and it's always good to ask the amazing and wonderful ppl of a place

it's also a good test to see how good a place is


the life and culture of those that live here is a huge topic, and there's so much to talk about

a few examples,

are the ppl here more friendly and good to those around them? and what % of them are?
  • and are the ppl here more loyal to their significant other or what do they think of family?
  • and how much do the ppl here care about the whole of humanity compared to other places?

are the regulations for the public good or against the welfare of the ppl in the society?
  • like is tobacco banned for the public good? or is it a more free-market capitalist society that may not be for a better society?

do the ppl value science & engineering more than other places, and thus are more well-educated in the sciences?
  • like do those that live here have more scientists per capita? engineers per capita?

do the ppl care about innovation, and are startup-focused than other places?
  • like are there more friendly startup regulations?

some ppl would say that at least some places are pretty much the same -- that there isn't any significant difference
  • for way of life, what separates the ppl here from other places?

there may be a good ranking of the cares & values of those that live here
one key challenge/difficulty with values discussions is:
  • most ppl tend to have very limited experiences (but that's why there's the Web)
  • and they tend to have a large lack of understanding of themselves
  • and a lack of understanding of others, and tend to over-generalise others
Well, the UK is made up of a few different countries and lots of different groups of people. I can't speak for all of it... I can't even speak for my own country (Scotland.) But I can tell you my personal insights on my country.

The stereotype is that Scotland is a friendly place. Compared to the rest of the UK we have a low population density and many people live rurally or semi-rurally.

Historically, Scotland was not treated well by England and so there is a bit of tension between some Scots and English. Most don't have any issues about it but have a very dry sense of humour and often joke about it.
Scottish people are very resilient, and due to their history as being the underdog, could possibly be described as being more politically liberal.

Smoking is banned indoors in Scotland but can still be done outdoors. Tobacco is heavily taxed so the cost is rising exponentially over the years.

Scotland historically had issues with alcohol (we are best known for our whisky exports after all) and so we have quite draconian drinks laws. Alcohol is fairly cheap but you can only purchase it from a shop between the hours of 10am and 10pm.
Nightclubs tend to shut at 3am which is a lot earlier than our English neighbours down south.

What separates Scotland from the rest of the UK (and the world) is a shared romanticism about our historic roots. Ridiculous sense of humour and the knowledge that we are a melting pot society and are willing to support the underdog.
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