Money alone does not make the euro area go round
- Newton saw himself as a little boy looking for shiny pebbles on the beach, oblivious of the ocean of knowledge spread before him.
I feel as a people we have become a bit like the great scientist's metaphorical child; we are so in thrall to outside forces that we have forgotten the wealth we have all around us.
The austerity delusion was used as a bogeyman by both the Yes and No camps. The Nos presented the spectre of a wolf at the door out to devour our children.