Wow, powerful words to the most famous writer in the world!
What do you guys think about Scotland and their vote on independence?
This is J.K. Rowling’s original statement on the issue, thanks to the Telegraph:
And here is the rebuttal:
by Allan Crosbie, PT English, Edinburgh
You won’t remember me but nearly 20 years ago we worked together briefly in a school in Edinburgh. Your talents have since made you a lot of money and given you considerable status and influence; I have continued to channel mine into that Freirean project of opening minds and changing the world from the classroom. You now have millions of Twitter followers; I have six.
People should always act on their conscience and yours has obviously prompted you to speak out in order to try to prevent Scotland voting for Independence. In doing so over the last few days you have claimed to be speaking not out of self-interest but on behalf of ordinary Scots who, you claim, are set to suffer immeasurably under Independence.
You speak of three kinds of Yes voters – the first are gamblers on oil and blackmailers…
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