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In Basle, which, in 1474, had appointed a professor of the liberal arts and poetry, the movement was represented chiefly by Heinrich Glareanus (1488-1563), celebrated as geographer and musician. For the last thirty years Dr Samaram has been contributing every week in the dailies and weeklies on various aspects of health and his column of questions and answers on sex problems is receiving wide attention. Thus engaged in the flow of life, we aspire to this vision with the informed conviction that humanity has the ability to progress toward its highest ideals.

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