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Should Scotland break away from the rest of the UK? As Andrew Marr makes clear, the decision turns in the end on feelings about nationhood, not economics, and the result could be closer than the polls now suggest. If the sense of the value of independence makes enough difference to daily life, he argues, then those living north of the border will vote “yes” in next year’s referendum—and in those circumstances, they should.

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