Walking in the Footsteps of Athenian Democracy

Following on the heels of the U.S. presidential election, ironically, I was in the birthplace of democracy: Athens, Greece. As I stared as the magnificent Acropolis while ballots were being counted in America, I prayed that Athenian democracy would prevail there. As it turns out, a modern Pericles “trumped” Julius Caesar.

Denmark is about 50 times smaller than Greenland with only 2 percent of its land space (43,000 vs. 2 million km2). However, Greenland has 1 percent of Denmark’s population (58,000 vs. 5.9 million).