Iain Paterson and Paul Cochrane (Letters, June 30) seem to believe I have an overactive imagination about a notional independent Scotland (Letters, June 29).
Both perhaps forget that the referendum on Scottish independence is a product of mere politics. A vote in the referendum is nothing more than a fleeting vote at one passing period in time by one generation of people. Like all political votes, the motivation too is transient: it takes a very short time for the new bloom to be shed, as we well know from the lessons of the UK parliament.
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