Another incisive exposition from a Scotsman's best friend:
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On the subject of scaremongering, it is noticeable that Project Fear is now coming to wider attention and is being responded to with disdain by those who know what to make of the witterings and twitterings inspired by vested interests.
One such sage observer and commentator is the distinguished Belgian anthropologist and financial expert Dr Paul Jorion, who knows so well what to make of things that he was one of the few financial experts who forecast the financial crisis which came upon the world in 2008. In his latest weekly video, which is usually a general commentary on the events of the past week and is a regular feature of his French-language blog, which I commend to you, he begins by referring to the various and numerous highly improbable calamities which are said to be going to befall dear old Scotia if the Scottish electorate votes for independence in September and thus upsets certain parties in the City of London: