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    Default The "sacred" aspect of the beauty

    I think, everything that is beautiful beyond the ordinary is sacred.

    Even things or people that don't look religious.

    What do you think ?
    I often say "psychological impact" because it's a central concept to me.

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    Well I've read some authors who think that the human conception of beauty is one of the divine proofs, along with mathematical concepts like infinity and a few other things, in humankind there seems to be an innate sense of beauty and its unique to humans and seems not to serve any evolutionary or other utilitarian purpose.

    Burke wrote a good book, depending on who you ask, which discusses the sublime and the beautiful, the sublime I think is a concept which is kind of more beautiful that beautiful but could also be terrifying too.

    There is also a secular version of this too which philosophers have written about, the best book that I remember was called The Good, The True and The Beautiful, which basically says that in order to qualify as any one of those things whatever it is has to have at least an element of the other two, its a good book because it strives to make clear how its not just a subjective judgement but an objective standard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lark View Post
    the sublime I think is a concept which is kind of more beautiful that beautiful but could also be terrifying too.
    You think the same thing as me. Everyone fears of messing with the top of psychological hierarchy because of its impact.

    When I see a beautiful obese woman, I have a "sacred" feeling. For me, messing with the most beautiful women is very hard.
    I often say "psychological impact" because it's a central concept to me.

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