1- You're not to think you are anything special. 2- You're not to think you are as good as we are. 3- You're not to think you are smarter than we are. 4- You're not to imagine yourself better than we are. 5- You're not to think you know more than we do. 6- You're not to think you are more important than we are. 7- You're not to think you are good at anything. 8- You're not to laugh at us. 9- You're not to think anyone cares about you. 10- You're not to think you can teach us anything. 11- Perhaps you don't think we know a few things about you? The Law of Jante is the description of a pattern of group behaviour towards individuals within Nordic countries that negatively portrays and criticises individual success and achievement as unworthy and inappropriate. The Jante Law as a concept was created by the author Aksel Sandemose. The novel portrays the small Danish town Jante where nobody is anonymous.