SCOTLAND should throw off the burden of "doom and gloom" imposed by Reformation preacher John Knox and pursue happiness for the sake of its health, according to the country's chief medical officer.At least the old boy thought that Scotland should have schools that would produce a literate population.
Dr Harry Burns said a number of studies had found anxiety, pessimism and a sense of hopelessness had serious effects on health and could shorten a person's life by up to 15 years.
Saturday, 7 October 2006
Another blast from the monstrous regiment of statists
It's blame John Knox time again: