Monday, 27 January 2020

The Independent Mind of Rabbie Burns. 1759 – 2020

The man o' independent mind – he looks and laughs at aa that”.

The genius of Scotland's immortal bard has appealed to many folks for many different reasons. He had an exceptional ability to deeply understand humanity and to express his observations through his advanced skills in verbal and written communication. He was able to reach people from a wide range of social, political, religious and philosophical backgrounds.

Hardly surprising then that people with contrasting views and ethics seek to embrace him as one of their own. What is it about this 18th Century bard that still makes his life and works so relevant in this present day?