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Why is everything so beautiful?

  1. Disappearinghead profile image89
    Disappearingheadposted 5 years ago

    http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQMtZZUq-_XdcHt4LtVO7X1TNrFJs9mnax51_t0eRLzVETVhWh-
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    Beautiful things don't tend to happen by accident.

    1. earnestshub profile image88
      earnestshubposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      No, they don't happen by accident. smile

      I have always enjoyed watching David Attenborough as he explains how that beauty is practical and useful to that which displays beauty. smile
      I seem to find beauty in many natural things. I spent 30 minutes yesterday watching a spider perform her magic.

      It's a wonderful world! smile

      1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
        Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        David Attenborough is ace. When I was a kid my dad got me into him, and my love affair with nature began. My dad passed away in 2007, but  whenever Attenborough is on the TV, it makes me smile. I think of my dad and what he introduced me to. smile

        1. earnestshub profile image88
          earnestshubposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          One of the world's great men, his shows are brilliantly done, no doubt everyone has to work to a very high standard to ensure that Sir David's standards are met.

          Attenborough had a great eye for beauty in nature. smile

          1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
            Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Absolutely, and often with dry wit. I really respect him and love what he produces. He seems to have this ability to present so much more than the facts, an insight. A different way of looking at nature. it's as if he's showing you what was always obvious but until you saw it through his eyes, you kind of missed it.

            1. Disappearinghead profile image89
              Disappearingheadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Watching his documentaries never fails to inspire wonder at the world we live in.

              1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
                Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Beautiful indeed.

          2. aka-dj profile image77
            aka-djposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            No.
            It was the camera man that had the eye!!

            lol lol lol

            1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
              Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Yes, that is true. (but I still like Sir D's voice overs)

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      paarsurreyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      The Creator God made things beautiful.

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        Emile Rposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Or, it could be a cosmic joke. Maybe it's ugly and you were made to think it's pretty. Maybe it's just a level of a grand comedy.

      2. A Troubled Man profile image60
        A Troubled Manposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_Jmv4oU5K4LM/Sj8b4u483bI/AAAAAAAAAm4/33M3mys4CNk/s400/ugly-turtle.JPG

        1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
          Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          He's kind of cute in his own unique little way. smile

        2. Stacie L profile image88
          Stacie Lposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I'm sure he or she is beautiful to other turtles...wink

          1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
            Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            yes, and he may ave a beautiful personality. lol

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            paarsurreyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            I agree with you; nature is beautiful as it has been perfectly created by the Creator God.

    3. Ehnaira05 profile image59
      Ehnaira05posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Yes they don't. They always are. It is how we appreciate it.

      1. iwanzz profile image60
        iwanzzposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        interesting, yeah !

  2. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 5 years ago

    Beauty is subjective to each person's individual perception. If you find beauty in everything then you find beauty in everything. There's no reason "WHY" about it. That means, there's no need for an explanation.

    1. Disappearinghead profile image89
      Disappearingheadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Beauty is indeed subjective. However, do you not find the natural world and universe beautiful? Have you ever met anyone who does not see the beauty in a landscape, a sunset, a flower, a fluffy kitten, a constellation? Don't you think it rather a bizarre coincidence that we as humans see beauty in all these things. Is there anything that is actually ugly? (ok deep sea fish don't float my boat, an exception perhaps)

      1. Cagsil profile image61
        Cagsilposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        What do I have to do with it? Whether or not I do still doesn't change the fact that there's no need for an explanation.
        Again, this still doesn't change anything with regards that there's no need for an explanation. It just shows that you're looking for an explanation for something that doesn't need to be explained.
        Coincidence? Again, it's based on an individual's perception.
        Yes, otherwise the word wouldn't actually exist.

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    Emile Rposted 5 years ago

    I think it would be as beautiful, if it was all ugly. If that's what you know, you find the beauty in it.

    I read an article once. They made a composite drawing of a caucasian man and woman. They took the average nose, cheek structure, browline, etc for each. What they ended up with were two gorgeous people. We find beauty in the most commonplace because we find comfort in the things we see the most. We love the world we live in.

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    RookerySpoonerposted 5 years ago

    Much of nature is beautiful to the eye.  However, as has been said, it is subjective. Whilst a lot of people will find a kitten beautiful, fewer will find a snake, spider, or maggot beautiful, yet these are as much a part of nature. 

    Perhaps if we had grown up on a planet, where the sky was purple and the grass pink, it would not seem alien, but beautiful.

    1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
      Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      That's an interesting take Rookery.

    2. wilderness profile image97
      wildernessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Of course the purple sky would be beautiful.  People live on the high crags in Tibet.  Always cold, often snow covered with ribbons of snow being blown about violently.  Just a little higher there aren't even trees.

      Frigid, very few animals, no vegetation, a rocky snow covered wilderness - ugly.  Except to those that live there.

      The same reasoning will apply to the Sahara.  To the jungles of the Amazon where everything is out to bite you and it is choked in vegetation.

  5. paradigmsearch profile image88
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    "Why is everything so beautiful?"

    Because you have high serotonin levels. That's a good thing. smile smile smile

    1. earnestshub profile image88
      earnestshubposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      So much truth in that! smile

      1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
        Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Absolutely, high serotonin levels can happen naturally. big_smile

        1. earnestshub profile image88
          earnestshubposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          True, but I wish it were true for everyone. I have known about seratonin uptake as well as the very motivational properties of dopamine uptake for some years now, but still have no idea how to help one of my friends who has little uptake of either, resulting in deep depression followed by bursts that make him manic.

          We should be discussing ways to get more research money for brain chemistry development rather than who has the real invisible friend. smile

          1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
            Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Yes, that wasn't aimed at anyone . I know it's a problem, but there are medications that supposedly correct the balance. Albeit, I don't know how effective they are. I'm thinking about a man I worked with years ago, he had a learning disability (horrible terminology) and was also a manic depressive.

            1. earnestshub profile image88
              earnestshubposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              I understand it was not directed at anyone. smile

              My friend is trying out a new medicine today, but will need to continue using lithium to be able to function at all.


              It seems we have a long way to go before we get past the slow acting mood flattening MAO and SSRI drugs that don't help at all with access to the right brain chemistry, they simply store and release what is already there, and if that is minimal then the results of these drugs seem to be ineffective.

              1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
                Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Well, I wish him the best Earnest smile and I hope we make some real advancements in this area.

                1. earnestshub profile image88
                  earnestshubposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  He is clever and a well known actor. I have known him for 24 years. One of the most decent people I know. It is a great shame we don't have better drugs.
                  Thank you for your kind comment. smile

                  1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
                    Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    No problem, I hope things go your friends way smile And, as my mum always says, you never know what good things may be around the corner. smile

  6. Stacie L profile image88
    Stacie Lposted 5 years ago

    Isn't beauty in the eye of the beholder?
    Not everything is beautiful to everyone...but I agree that most of nature is beautiful as I am a nature photographer..wink

  7. OutWest profile image61
    OutWestposted 5 years ago

    http://s2.hubimg.com/u/5640201.jpg


    http://s3.hubimg.com/u/5640202.jpg

    I see not only beauty but a huge similarity...

    1. lone77star profile image90
      lone77starposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Beautiful, all right, OutWest. Of course, the similarity is only a coincidence. The processes which resulted in these shapes are completely different. Tidal distortion from gravity and collision in the first, biological growth determined by DNA patter in the second.

      God set the laws and nature merely follows them.

      1. OutWest profile image61
        OutWestposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Of course the process is different but the similarity does make you think of a common Creator.  The same artist you might say.  And for sure God sets the laws, but so perfectly, and nature does follow.  Nicely put lone77star.

  8. lone77star profile image90
    lone77starposted 5 years ago

    @Disappearinghead, beautiful! There are so many intricate patterns all stemming from natural law.

    God's canvas.

    1. earnestshub profile image88
      earnestshubposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      No god needed. smile

      1. aka-dj profile image77
        aka-djposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        No God = no canvas.

        1. earnestshub profile image88
          earnestshubposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          No god no bulldust about "his canvas"

          1. aka-dj profile image77
            aka-djposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            No god = HEAPS of bulldust   lol

            1. earnestshub profile image88
              earnestshubposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Your god is all bulldust as is any god, from Zeus to the one you worship.

              You foolishly worship a mass conscious archetype as if it were a real entity, now that is a fair definition of insanity.

        2. Cagsil profile image61
          Cagsilposted 5 years ago in reply to this

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