A director of a consultation trust said that this kind of process could provide some ‘binding for the broken parts of our society’.
Another leader for electoral reform said that the process could ‘make meaning’ where there is currently such a dearth of it. It’s all heart-warming stuff.
That’s not to say that the vision isn’t worth keeping alive. This dream is well worth nurturing.
It’s just that, for logistical reasons, it’s just not going to get into the mainstream of Scottish politics any time soon.