If you agree with that statemennt,
Have you got a reference for this ? Just sounds like a wee troll statement without one.
However, any excuse to promote Scotland so......
Impressive list from Mr Taylor yet just touches on the list of famous Scots. Here is a favourite of mine..
James Croll who discovered Ice Ages whilst working as a Janitor. A kind of original "Good Will Hunting".
In modern times Scotland has became rather 2nd rate area even inside of GB
This is entirely intentional by the Westminister Government. (Yes I can provide links etc).
....half of Scotlands oil revenues came from overseas last year.
Scotlands expertise in deep sea exploration is being exported around the world - Falklands, Vietnam, Angola, Gulf of Mexico, Alaska, Mauritania etc etc
Scotland, the largest Oil producer in the EU., is the only country in the world to strike oil and become poorer !!
hanging on to Britain's coat-tails as it were
When Scotland gets Independence in 2014, without Scotlands oil revenues will the rest of the UK still be in the G8 ? G20?
history around the world by majority is written by Anglo-Saxon disregarding to all other cultures and do not forget who wrote the history books.