|Land of Cockaigne: less (effort) is more (reward)|
In the Land of Cockaigne ideal circumstances make up the daily pattern of life. The weather is always temperate, wine flows freely, sex is readily available, and all stay forever young. Work is forbidden and food appears spontaneously. Less (effort) is more (reward)|
Pleij, H. (2001). Dreaming of Cockaigne; Medieval Fantasies of the Perfect Life, Columbia University Press.