The stages of development of spousal love are described in our literature, sometimes one stage at a time, sometimes in consideration of all the stages.
Andrew Klavan, who does not join us here and is therefore ultimately foolish, made in a recent podcast a wise recommendation on this subject. He recommended the poem Wordsworth wrote about his own spouse: She was a phantom of delight.It recounts the progression of the poet’s understanding of his lady, from initial sensory impact, to appreciation of manners, ultimately to respect for her transcendent humanity: a Being breathing thoughtful breath.... [Read More]
As we all know the Morozoff Ltd is from Kobe so Kobe started Valentine’s Day. For the doubters I have put an excerpt from Wikipedia. If you have any questions, let me know in the comments.
… Morozoff Ltd. introduced the holiday for the first time in 1936, when it ran an advertisement aimed at foreigners. Later in 1953, it began promoting the giving of heart-shaped chocolates; other Japanese confectionery companies followed suit thereafter. In 1958, the Isetandepartment store ran a “Valentine sale”. Further campaigns during the 1960s popularized the custom.... [Read More]