“Of Custom; We Should Not Easily Change a Law Received” by Michel de Montaigne (1580-1595)

“Of Custom; We Should Not Easily Change a Law Received” by Michel de Montaigne There is a story that warns us about not being comfortable with customs. A woman starts holding a calf and feeding it. She did this every day until the calf was no longer a calf but an ox. Custom can be… Read more “Of Custom; We Should Not Easily Change a Law Received” by Michel de Montaigne (1580-1595)

“Gargantua and Pantagruel” Book I by François Rabelais (1534)

“Gargantua and Pantagruel” Book I by François Rabelais   “Gargantua and Pantagruel” by François Rabelais Book I Chapter 1 Gargantua is the father of Pantagruel, both giants. We should all be so lucky as to have our genealogy laid out so neatly as theirs. There are so many people with high stations who really come… Read more “Gargantua and Pantagruel” Book I by François Rabelais (1534)