The bittersweet madeleine | Curio

The bittersweet madeleine

22 mins | Jun 23, 2020

Why nostalgia for the past can help propel us into the future. "The smell and taste of things remain poised a long time, like souls ready to remind us, waiting and hoping for their moment, amid the ruins of all the rest … I hope at least to be able to call upon the tea for it again and to find it there presently, intact and at my disposal, for my final enlightenment."

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From Aeon magazine