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General statements about particular phenomena or objects in the Middle Ages are easy to make, especially when they concern salacious subjects and tease out modern fantasies about that past time.
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London has a gigantic pair of buttocks. Can any other city make this claim? I think not. My work here is done.
Oh, but I love all you dear readers so much, and I know you must have many questions….like, what has our London Passion done to deserve to be standing with giant buttocks? 1,003 more words
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Since the time of the Enlightenment, if not already long before, we have been victims of a form of self-illusion of a steadily growing humanity which has freed itself from the shackles of the past and approaches a glorious future where rationality, logic, and tolerance dominate.
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As the common argument goes, Columbus’ journey across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492 was a bold move in clear challenge to those who believed that the Earth was flat, so he proved for once and all that the theory was wrong.