Friday, 28 October 2011
Another Supporter of Independence for Scotland
Under the Reuters' heading 'The Great Debate UK' Paul Henderson Scott has an article entitled 'Is Scotland heading towards independence?'
As well as giving a brief history of the Union between Scotland and England, he comments upon some of the recent very adverse effects it has had on Scotland.
Maybe Alex Salmond could use this paragraph:
David Hume, the great Scottish philosopher, in one of his essays said that small countries were the best form of government because everything lies under the eyes of the ruler. That this is true is apparent, for example, from the fact that small countries in Europe, many much smaller than Scotland, are among the most prosperous.
The article can be read here.