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Who says Politics and Religion don’t mix?

There is an old saying which says the politics and religion don’t mix. I would from experience and my knowledge, dispute such a statement absolutely. Not only do politics and religion mix, they have never stopped mixing! It would I … Continue reading

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Sectarianism (the British Myxomatosis) Part 8 , Conclusion

Finally I come at last full circle to the present.Just in time to see a new Law on Sectarian hate crime come into force in the Scottish parliament. I maintained from the beginning of these articles that this issue was … Continue reading

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Sectarianism (the British Myxomatosis) Part 7

Finally, after much going backwards and forwards through history,we come to the analyses of what gave rise to the Sectarianism of Scottish Old Firm matches, and why it is still a toxic issue which has to be dealt with in … Continue reading

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Sectarianism (the British Myxomatosis) Part 6

We arrive now at a period in history which I would really consider to be the root of the Sectarianism which has blighted Rangers and Celtic,and which has proved to be extremely resilient to eradication. It is the period in … Continue reading

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Sectarianism (the British Myxomatosis) Part 3

Prior to the mass immigration of Irish Catholic and Protestants to Scotland in the late 19th century after the Great Famine in Ireland, there had been a mass emigration in the opposite direction by lowland Scots in the 17th Century. … Continue reading

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Sectarianism (the British Myxomatosis) Part 1

In recent times the Scottish Media has labelled the Sectarianism surrounding Old firm football matches between Glasgow Rangers and Glasgow Celtic as the Scottish Disease! The fact of the matter is that it is not peculiarly Scottish nor even representative … Continue reading

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