The question of the question

Co-organiser of Aberdeen Independence Movement (AIM) Progress to Yes conference Alan Petrie said: "It's going to be very independence-focused looking at things like policy and how we win, and not so much about process." How can we win with this kind of stupidity? First he says the event is going to be "very independence-focused". My … Continue reading The question of the question

Salmond’s second question strategy

Alex Salmond knows his opponentsHere's a little thing I learned a while ago.If outcomes conflict with your expectations, first question your expectations.The default human reaction tends to be to question the outcome and/or the process leading to it. People are naturally disinclined to query their own assumptions and preconceptions. It takes a conscious effort. That … Continue reading Salmond’s second question strategy