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No Real Case for Listening to the Archbishop of Canterbury

May 26, 2012

The Archbishop of Canterbury has been quoted as saying there is ‘no real case for Scottish Independence’. You can imagine how this immediately made me change my views on the subject.

He was speaking to the Church of Scotland, those other well-known modernist reformists.

I don’t want to get into the argument about the relevance of the church(es) in the modern world. I’d rather look at what may be some of his real-world reasons for saying some of this.

And of course it doesn’t come as a surprise that he should have an opinion of this sort. His position is an anachronism of the British State (or more specifically English state) – all that stuff with the lovely King Henry if you remember (I know they trace their history to much earlier than that).

I’m not saying he isn’t entitled to his opinion, merely that it should be clear on…

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