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They wrote it this week: How to get chest Haring, and Keanu comes to town

Extracts from diaries and letters written between September 30 and October 6

Journalist

September 30

1943, Gloucestershire

[To his sister, Flora Russell] Now I’ll ask you a question. The Greeks gave us all their civilisation – by almost universal consent they were the most remarkable race that ever appeared on earth. Then isn’t it surprising to find that their religion was just a lot of meaningless and contemptible twaddle? Religion should be a large factor in forming a civilisation. How explain this?..

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