At or soon after the start of the 20th century, the almost mythical George Bernard Shaw became a vegetarian; a socialist who believed property ownership amounted to public theft; a fervent (and minority) defender of Oscar Wilde during that playwright's gory public dismantling; and a champion of working women who not only sent money to unknown single mothers who wrote to him with poverty woes, but doled out relationship advice to them when asked. (He despised the Victorian... More >>>