Revisiting The Canterbury Tales: Arveragus’ Defense

What non-Biblical book competes with Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales? I discovered Chaucer’s masterpiece back in Honors English 102 at WSU, courtesy of Dr. William Woods, and the lessons of honor, integrity, knighthood, and class have since with me remained. From its poetic prowess to its cultural notations, The Canterbury Tales is a medieval kindle still lit by the wisdom in Chaucer’s descriptions of competing storytellers and the twenty-four competing tales told by those characters, both representations of the various social classes. Never has an unfinished book been so complete.

“There is a relation between the hours of life and the centuries of time.”

Psychology Today heralds the gut as something that must be trusted for three reasons: 1) Your intuition is shaped by your past experiences, and your existing knowledge which you gained from them; 2) Your intuition is encoded in your brain like “a web of fact and feeling”; 3) Your intuition connects you with all theContinue reading ““There is a relation between the hours of life and the centuries of time.””

By Interior Design – A Classic Russian Read in the Time of Corona

Iván Ilych wasn’t so bad. He beat neither his wife nor children. Every day he worked, and provided a home for his family while fairly prioritizing his children’s education. So he didn’t like to be home. How was he to cope with a nag? He lived beyond his means, too, but so does the averageContinue reading “By Interior Design – A Classic Russian Read in the Time of Corona”