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What independence is really.

Jeremy Watson in the KILTR group “Scottish Independence – The Great debate” asks the question “What is Independence Really?” It is a thoughtful post so I shall try to answer the questions he raises point by point.

There is certainly an element of the heart as well as the head involved in the aspiration to bring government closer to the people of Scotland. Scotland has a proud history, it is a nation born in the first century, over one thousand years old. The Saltire is the first national flag in the world yet it is still a nation formed from different groups or tribes that came together to form a nation. That process continues with immigration but also the Scottish people have always had a wanderlust, through trade, the pursuit of knowledge, or through necessity due to clearances old and new caused by the…

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