Utopian vision, idealised past

The Earthly Paradise is one of my favorite websites: “Nostalgia always brings with it a certain amount of selective memory. We idealise the past because we remember the best and forget the rest. But is this really such a bad thing?” Margaret at The Earthly Paradise has written a wonderful, thought provoking post: La Via en Rose: The Middle Ages through Rose Coloured Glasses Go! Read! Discuss!

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