Are ‘the buggers’ out to get the Scottish aristocracy?

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According to the Tatler the Scottish aristocracy are none to keen on independence. One is reported as saying 'The buggers are out to get us'.

The truth is though that about 800 or so people own most of Scotland's land in what even the Tatler calls a feudal system. Put it like that and Scotland has no choice but expect a massive return from them in exchange for the enormous privileges and advantages they enjoy.

What's the return? Well, land value tax would be a good one. Paid in land in lieu if necessary. That would be a good start.

But no one is out to get anyone. There is however an expectation in society, that some seem to have real difficulty in comprehending, that each will play their part in accordance with their ability to do so. And what's the problem with that?