Why beauty make us happyPosted by Josh Taylor / October 28, 2018
We all love beautiful things. But we don’t often think about why we like beautiful things. This Kurzgesagt video––like most of them do––argues that evolutionary biology explains why we like beautiful things. Essentially, we find symmetry beautiful, for example. And in nature, symmetry means that things are orderly. Symmetrical trees and bushes and animals mean that they’re healthy and as they should be. A symmetrical face, which people often consider beautiful, implies that the person is healthy and therefore a good choice as a baby-making partner.
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