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    Romantic love: why we bother

    In this lovely TEDEd animation, contemporary philosopher Skye Cleary poses the age-old—and perhaps unanswerable—question of why do we choose to put ourselves through love’s emotional ringer? Cleary summarizes five philosophers’ diverse perspectives on what fuels the impetus…

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    Bertrand Russell on Sex, Love & Zest

    Bertrand Russell was a Nobel Prize-winning British philosopher who advocated individual freedom, including sexual freedom in an era in which Victorian values still held sway.

    Russell’s unconventional views, expounded in his 1929…