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The most important of the Three Musketeers, Athos is something of a father figure to d’Artagnan. He is older than his comrades, although still a young man. Athos is distinguished in every way–intellect, appearance, bravery, swordsmanship–yet he is tortured by a deep melancholy, the source of which no one knows.
You can either opt out or speak out. Doing the former leaves the field free for Owen Jones, Dominic Grieve, Alastair Campbell, Guy Verhofstadt, Philip Hammond, Jo Swinson, John McDonnell, John Major, David Lammy, Diane Abbott, Jean-Claude Juncker, Newscorp, Bloomberg, Greta Thunberg, Jess Phillips and Jeremy Hunt to rewrite reality. Doing the latter means challenging every hypocritical, self-serving assertion they make under the protective wings of megamedia that would rather collaborate with sociopaths than investigate injustice. The Slog analyses how we got to here.
THE SUNDAY ESSAY: why the State wants to make you too frightened to think http://londonconversation.com/news/the-sunday-essay-why-the-state-wants-to-make-you-too-frightened-to-think/ …