PEOPLE here are naturally very interested in the move towards an independent Scotland.
I documented how James Joyce and the Irish nationalist leader, Arthur Griffith, wrote that the soul of a country can be weakened through being governed for centuries by another people and can develop into a 'slave people'.
It is not generally to the advantage of a smaller country to lie adjacent to a larger country.
It would be a pity if Scottish independence was decided by purely economic circumstances alone.
ANTHONY J JORDAN
Author, Arthur Griffith with James Joyce and WB Yeats: Liberating Ireland