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From: Iron Duke <>
Subject: Re: Response to Ed Andrews
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 11:35:49 -0600 (CST)


Edward is right. Scotland was the country in Europe with the highest
percentage of literacy in the 18th Century. The U of Edinburgh was the
medical school of the time.

At 01:13 PM 1/13/98 +0000, you wrote:
>Shirley Norton wrote:
>
>> Edward Andrews said: " The bright ones stayed put ( I await the flames)"
>> .....................................................................
>> I view the life of my Scottish
>> and Ulster Scots ancestors as being one of virtual slavery. The poor
>> uneducated Scotchman, Irishman, and Englishman were pitted against each
>> other by the ruling class of people for the sake of power and greed. Bottom
>> line!! What better way to keep the people in slavery than to keep them
>> fighting; keep them scratching for a living; and to keep them uneducated!
Joe in Austin
equitare arcum tendere et veritatem dicere

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