Education: Rose v. a Rose

One of Britain's great mathematicians is a bony, bulge-browed Peer named Bertrand Arthur William Russell, Earl Russell of Kingston Russell, Viscount Amberley of Amberley & Ardsalla. He is also famed as a philosopher, logician, pacifist, historian, author, lecturer. But it is doubtful if the name of Bertrand Russell would ever have become a household word in English-speaking lands had not the blue-blooded Earl and his free-thinking second wife set out some years ago to educate the world in what they considered the ways of sexual happiness. Now familiar to every schoolgirl, their...

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