Education: Education Notes, Jan. 17, 1927

Italia Virile. Lest little Rico, Tito and Beppo grow up without proper enthusiasm for black shirts, castor oil and kindred masculinities of Fascism, they shall no longer be taught important subjects like history, literature and philosophy by women, but by men only, "in- spired and animated by strong, virile sentiment." So announced Professor Pietro Fedele, Italian Minister of Education, who last fortnight weeded out many a college professor and high school teacher possessed of un-Fascist sentiments. Elucidation: "Observation has demonstrated that women lack enthusiasm for philosophy, which they always seek to tincture with...

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