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VrijVlinder's Avatar Jump to comment 27 by VrijVlinder

I have a hypothesis, we vibrate (resonate) at certain frequencies and when we see or hear something that operates in the same frequency we identify with it and find it beautiful.

I find that shades of purple make me very happy or giddy. Purple is beautiful to me more than any other color.

Symmetry as stated has a lot to do with what we perceive as beautiful. Chaos is not generally beautiful. A Pollock painting is not beautiful to me because of the chaos. Kaleidoscope patterns are beautiful. Most likely because they are symmetrical patterns. Or repetitive like with Fractals .

At what extreme of ugly does something become beautiful ?

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