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Rankings not based entirely on emperical data are inherently non NPOV. The biases of the organizations determining the rankings should be considered. Bige1977 22:19, 16 April 2006 (UTC)
Thank you for your concern, but I see this article as just a list of facts, so it can't be non NPOV as the data are obtained through research and studies. In other words, they niether support nor condemn the US, such they are NPOV. I created this page as an effort to remove the International rankings section on the US article, thus shortening it in size. A section on International rankings in a country article is not needed as it's not informative.
My concern is many of these listed articles are really just results of polls and surveys. Ranking nations by land size is a quantifiable data. Defining and ranking abstract terms such as "freedom" and "quality of life" is difficult, especially on an international scale because the definitions and perceptions differ from culture to culture. Much of the findings of these studies are suitable as food for thought in a newspaper like USA today, but I do not think they are scientific, nor encyclopedic. Bige1977 01:47, 17 April 2006 (UTC)