With the stories over songs at football, you may be forgiven for believing Scotland is a sectarian society. It is not. ‘The Advisory Group on Tackling Sectarianism in Scotland’ report did not discover a divided country, but it did find ‘pockets’ of sectarianism. This is where we are today. It is a sensible and mature view. But you may believe differently if you rely on newspaper headlines.
Taking the rational view is not popular because many wish to embellish bigotry or deny it exists for their own benefit.
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