>no discernible impact on other cultures >no memorable wars>no memorable literature >no memorable artists>no significant inventions>no interesting architecture or buildings >not a single influential religion>no contributions to political thought>didn’t even devise the sports they excel atCould this really ALL be because of whitey? One or two of these fact... ok maybe... but ALL of them?!?
>>11931047Doesnt know about the great ancient finnish empire... sad
Troy was in Finland.
>>11931439This, but the capital was the small town of Troia. It's why the Germans excavated it back when they cared about north European history.
>>11931047no discernible impact on other cultures Their memes are pretty popular on a certain American anonymous imageboard>no memorable warsWinter War>no memorable literature Kalevala, the Egyptian>no memorable artistsGot me there >no significant inventionsThe sampo >no interesting architecture or buildings Ok>not a single influential religionUmm, Christianity much?>no contributions to political thoughtFinlandization>didn’t even devise the sports they excel atOk
>>11931047>no memorable literatureunder the north star
>>11931434>>11931439IT WAS A PARADISE
>>11931458This but unironically. Anyone familiar with the works of Felice Vinci will already be aware of this.
I am Finnish (suomalainen), AMA
>>11931586why are you so based
>>11931047The greatest shame is that Russians for some reason never decided to rid the world of the filthy Chukhna.
>>11931495>>11931521>Kalevala>the Egyptian>under the north starNever heard of em.
>>11931659>never decidedMore like never were able
They "lost to" the soviets but I'm such a way that it absolutely humiliated the the Russians
>>11931047>no discernible impact on other cultures
>>11931047They BTFO USSR though.
>>11931047>>no memorable literature Kalevala.>>11931944>Never heard of em.Ok you are a retard with no background in European literature, this doesn't mean that Finland doesn't have culture.For the record Tolkien was heavily inspired by the main character of the Kalevala when writing Gandalf.
>>11931047Their native pagan religion was just a poor copy of the Norse one.
>>11932866It shares more similarities with Baltic native faith than Norse.
>>11931047>one of the best countries to live on Earth>cat girl prime minister (slut)
>>11931495>no memorable artistsSibeliusTove Janson
Finns are overrepresented in the NHL therefore based
>>11932775finland lost the winter war
>>11936547soviets wanted full annexation and they only got a fraction of what they wanted
Some countries just be chilling
>>11931047it's a frozen wasteland which, until the late 19th century, had fewer than 500,000 inhabitants. what'd you expect.
>>11937086Stop inventing bullshit excuses. Annexation of Finland was not decided on battlefield, but through negotiations. And not between Soviets and Finland, but between Brits and Soviets.The fact that Finland was unable to resist Soviets through its military means that Finland had lost the war.
>>11931047He's right you know
>>11931586Do you play Gollum in the sauna?
>>11937231This.It's surprising how far a country can last by just staying in their lane.
>>11931577>Felice Vinci>Erkki Urpilaisen mukaan Vincin teoria perustuu Homeroksen runoissa mainittujen ja Suomen alueella esiintyvien paikannimien satunnaiseen samankaltaisuuteenKEK
>>11931944Just because of you havent heard of them doesnt mean they have not good lit.
>>11937286what are you talking about? the soviets should've steamrolled the finns but they got bogged down
>>11931047>no interesting architecture or buildingsalvat aalto>no memorable artistshugo simberg>no memorable literatureunknown soldier, mumin.>no memorable warswinter war, civil war and continuation war
>>11932757Also i forgot to mention pic related gontribution to culture also kalevala.
>>11931047>didn’t even devise the sports they excel atMy man doesnt even know about pesäpallo. World champions since 1992
>>11931047Finnish "history" be like>Invented the wheel in 1200 AD>Civilized by Swedes>Joined the EU
>>11937492>Swedes start governing finland>Finns keep doing what they were already doing>Swedes stop being raving barbarian raidersWho really civilized who?
>>11931047Lest we forget:https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Jrg0X9H6FGU(And pic very much related, so)
>>11931434We’re all aware of this incredibly unfunny meme by now
>>11937504The greatest period of Swedish expansionism and barbarism was when they started obtaining a semblance of an empire, starting with Finland. It was the Russians who calmed the Swedes martial tendencies and broke their imperialist will by dismantling their empire
>>11931047>>11937492In all fairness, Finland has been independent for just bit over hundred years, being mostly ruled by some of the biggest world powers at the time, and afterwards they were neighbors with Soviet Union. They really haven't had much time to do much of anything.But they still did relatively well in 1900s compared to many other Eastern European countries.
>>11931495>Winter Warwhich you lost, lmao>Kalevala, the EgyptianOne is an irrelevant and objectively shitty poem collection, the other is semi-good literature>The sampoThat's like saying blacks wuz kangz n shiet. LMAO that shit doesn't even exist>FinlandizationOH NO NO NO NO AHAHHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHA
>>11937456>soviets should'veAnd they did.
>>11937708Thanks to Fenno-Swedes and all the institutions and infrastructure the Swedes built up there for them (which thankfully the Russians left alone). Pic very related
no pearls before the swineonly hot ash
>best eurovision EVERhttps://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gAh9NRGNhUU>2nd best polkaEVERhttps://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7yh9i0PAjck
>>11931047Finland doesn’t deserve to be called a real country. It is backwards and backward people who are behind Finland’s current course in the 21st century. The whole of Finland is the home of a few thousand ‘elite’ families who are responsible for the corruption and the corruption has poisoned the country’s economy.Finns have not known who their political leaders are for a long time now. They have lost the habit of reading Finnish newspapers, books and magazines, their knowledge of the Finnish language has almost been lost.Finland cannot be a real country when it is more backward than most countries of the Western world in the 21st century. Finnish girls and boys have lost their national sense. They are no longer Finnish; they don’t know what it means to be a Finn. They don’t know their language or know who they are.
>>11937742>russia + brown anglophonesaids confirmed anglo saxon bioweapon?
>>11937935>their knowledge of the Finnish language has almost been lost.we literally speak finnish you retard. puhut suomea vitun huora
why do commieboos get so butthurt about the soviets losing the winter war to finland? They start sperging out about "muh war goals" and pretending that their original goal was to just annex karelia, when everyone, including the commieboos deep down, know the original goal was to annex all of finland. Pure tranny copium
>>11937735>In his analysis, historian Claus Fager presents a stark view of the Marshal. ”Mannerheim was a murderer and a rapist,” Fager said. “This man should not be venerated as a hero.”>In one of Fager’s more controversial examples, the historian suggests that the Marshal raped two women. “This is the sort of thing that makes many Finns react with irritation to Marshal Mannerheim,” Fager said.>To back his assertion, Fager cites “a Swedish report from 1936 and another from 1947 in which the Marshal is accused of rape.” Fager says he has also studied “the letters the Marshal had from two girls” and “was able to reconstruct the events.” The Marshal was never prosecuted for his alleged crimes.>Finnish historian Aarne Juutilainen wrote, “I’m not surprised at your conclusions about the Marshal, but I will not say anything in connection with this question of rape because I do not want to harm Marshal Mannerheim. I will not let myself be a party to destroying Marshal Mannerheim’s good reputation, especially considering that I was very close to him for a long time.”>Another Finn, Ilkka Koskimies, wrote, “The Marshal committed rape of at least one woman. This has been known for a long time. However, I agree that no case has ever been brought against him in Finland.”>As Finns consider the value of Mannerheim’s life and legacy, the debate over his treatment of women is especially bitter. Finnish politicians even argue about Mannerheim’s treatment of his second wife. There’s also a long history of mistreatment of women in the Mannerheim family. After the war, the Marshal’s first wife was murdered, possibly because she threatened to report him to the Finnish police for wartime violations.>Although some Finns are eager to see the end of “Mannerheim the rapist,” Finland’s largest newspaper, Helsingin Sanomat, has called for forgiveness and reconciliation.
Finland is the true heir to Rome you peasant
>>11937970lopeta nyt tää pakotus hei
>>11932719>never were able>never were able>never were able
>>11931047>No memorable wars
>>11937715You can seethe if you want but Finlandization is happening all over the world right now.
I think finlandization is just accepting your lot as a nation, and not being a hyena.
>>11931047>>no discernible impact on other cultures>>no significant inventionsNokia phones were significant inventions, like the Nokia 3310, and they impacted the western world greatly.And also THE LINUX KERNEL, which is EXTREMELY important to the modern world. Running on most web servers, running on probably the majority of smartphones (Android of course), and running on other things too, like cars.>>didn’t even devise the sports they excel atWho cares if they didn't invent it, they're still very good at Formula 1. Kimi Raikkonen, Mika Hakkinen, and Keke Rosberg were all world champions. Then they've had a lot of other F1 drivers like Valtteri Bottas, Heikki Kovalainen, Mika Salo. They probably have one of the highest numbers of F1 drivers per capita in the world.>>no memorable wars>>no memorable literature>>no memorable artists>>no interesting architecture or buildings>>no contributions to political thoughtI bet there are some, I just don't know any>>not a single influential religionThere are a lot of countries that didn't have an influential religion though... I don't think Spain ever had an influential religion, they just adopted Catholicism. And yet Spain was a highly influential country that created one of the largest colonial empires.
>>11938929kek most the things you mention are Swedish achievements, Linus, Nokia, etc. Native Finshits had accomplish jackshit, even the general leading the Winter war was a Swede
>>11931047>no memorable warscome now, every redditor and their mum knows about the winter war
>>11938929Linux is just a Unix clone. All those systems you mentioned would be running some BSD system if not for Linux so it can hardly be considered a unique innovation.
Oh look, it's the weekly self-hating Finnish commie thread
>>11938980>finlandswedes>swedesEven the nobs are full KARA BOGA Finnish language larpers. The "Anglos of Detroit".
>>11938980>LinusHe's Finnish. Born in Finland. Apparently he speaks fluent Finnish. And he went to the University of Helsinki. He has Swedish ancestry, but he's Finnish.>NokiaA Finnish company founded by Finns. Based in Espoo, Finland.>Native Finshits had accomplish jackshitAs I said, Linus and Nokia are both native to Finland. Also, F1 champions Mika Hakkinen and Kimi Raikkonen are native to Finland. And Keke Rosberg was apparently born in Sweden, but his parents were Finnish, and he moved back to Finland at the age of 1. So presumably he grew up entirely in Finland.Why are you seething so much about Suomi? Sad.>>11939034Literally seethe. Is BSD powering all the web servers and Android phones? Is some version of UNIX? No. Linux is.
>>11938980>even the general leading the Winter war was a Swedehe wasn't. he was a finn speaking swedish. stop being jealous svedupelle, we got our swedish speakers and you ain't gonna take em. ahvenanmaa is ours, cope harder.
>>11931047Almost every single "Finn" of note were ethnic Swedes
>>11939455Wrong. Alvar Aalto. Mikael Agricola. Elias Lönnrot. Kimi Räikkönen
>>11939481So you got 1.5 exceptions in total (Agricola was most likely a Swede, Aalto was mixed while being good at sports is not truely of note). I said almost.
>>11939528all of them are less well-known and also never achieve anything close to the Fennoswedes
>>11939455>>11939528>>11939567I don't think Mika Hakkinen is ethnically SwedishI don't think Kimi Raikkonen is ethnically SwedishKeke Rosberg was apparently born to ethnic Finnish parents, although the name "Rosberg" does sound germanic, rather than Finnic, so maybe he has Swedish ancestry somewhere, I don't knowBut Valtteri Bottas, Heikki Kovalainen and Mika Salo have quite Finnish sounding names so they're probably ethnically Finnish too. Also there's Valtteri's former wife, Emilia (can't remember her maiden name). Pretty sure she's ethnically Finnish and I think she did alright in swimming.Why are you seething so much about Suomi? Bizarre.
>>11939455Fennoswedes are ethnically Finnish. They are Finns, who spean Swedish as their first language.Also, Finland hasn't had a democratically elected Fennoswede PM or president since WW2.
>>11939588>But Valtteri Bottas, Heikki Kovalainen and Mika Salo have quite Finnish sounding names so they're probably ethnically Finnish too.
Noita is the single most meaningful technological, cultural and artistic invention of the 21st century.
>>11939588As I said before, being good at sports is not truely of note.And honestly, is car racing the only thing that Finns are good at? Or is it just that you don't know the names of any Finns who aren't Formula 1 drivers?>>11939604Alexander Stubb was PM just 5 years ago.
>>11931047You have awfully high expectations because it's technically a non-gipsy European country with a 'white' populace. No one bet an eye over a small, sparcely populated piece of frozen rock in the balkans not happening to be avantgarde in something at any point of history.
onks tää joku rölli-lanka vai ruottalaiste bebbugibuilua?
>>11931047>no memorable warsconfirmed historyletwinter war was straight kino through and through
>>11939645Alexander Stubb became PM due to intra-party election. He never won an election.
>>11939889Karl-August Fagerholm and Ralf Törngren were both voted in by parliament immediately after elections. Happened in the late 40s and 50s though, but that is after WW2.
>>11939615based noita bro, everytime a finn decides to put their hand to paper (very rare they always in sauna) they create extreme S O V L.
>>11939613I have no idea what you mean by that picture. What I said is surely true. Are you saying those aren't Finnish sounding names? Because they sound pretty fucking Finnish to me.>>11939645>And honestly, is car racing the only thing that Finns are good at? Or is it just that you don't know the names of any Finns who aren't Formula 1 drivers?I think they play ice hockey right? But I don't follow ice hockey so I don't know.I do follow F1 which is how I know about Finns in F1.But clearly Finns were pretty good at making mobile phones, because Nokia, for maybe up to 20 years, was one of the biggest players in the mobile phone industry.And yes I'll mention it again, Linux. Made by a Finn, in Finland, at a Finnish university.I don't know why you're seething about Suomi so much.
>>11931047It’s because N haplogrouo unironically. They are white bug people
>>11940553Nokia and Linux were both created by Fenno-Swedes, i.e. ethnic Swedes living in Finland.
>>11931047b-but they have 1% more blue eyed people than anglos, so they are racially superior, even if they look like inbreds
>>11941227>so they are racially superiorYes
>>11939675Amerikan yliksen museoviraston trolli
>>11940888Linus is still Finnish, born in Finland, speaks fluent Finnish, went to a Finnish university.I don't know about the founders of Nokia but just from a quick look on Wikipedia it looks like they were all Finnish. I don't know if they were of Swedish ancestry though.And even if they were of Swedish ancestry, Nokia was founded a long fucking time ago (1865). The modern successes of Nokia (at least, before the last 10 years or so) would have been created by many Finns, many of whom probably didn't have Swedish ancestry.And there's the F1 drivers I mentioned. Mika Hakkinen and Kimi Raikkonen were both world champions and I'm not aware of them having Swedish ancestry. Keke Rosberg was another world champion, and Wikipedia says his parents were Finnish, but Rosberg does sound like a germanic name rather than a Finnic name, so maybe he does have some ancestry from a germanic country, I don't know.And then the other F1 drivers from Finland - Valtteri Bottas, Heikki Kovalainen, Mika Salo. A small country of only 5 million people producing that many F1 drivers is pretty good going.