January Reflections Part 5

Stoic Teacher
9 min readJan 30, 2022

True beauty could be either subjective or objective, depending on the circumstances but more often than not, since we are talking about something of which the point of view is not specified, then one should automatically lean towards a “subjective” answer by default. Even so, true beauty is not something determined by any one person. Furthermore, the essence of true beauty is that it is determined by a lone party; an individualistic perspective.

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* Its subjective, the common saying goes is that beauty is in the eye of the beholder

* When I was getting an art degree and had just come back with the class from a museum field trip, the professor divided us into two groups to debate the question, “Was it art?” in reference to the museum’s extremely large collection of Frederic Remington bronzes. I took the affirmative side, and the prof said, “Ron! What are doing over there?” It wasn’t until she had narrowed the question to, “Was it art of sufficient quality to warrant such an expenditure for a museum with a very limited budget?” that she had me on the side where she wanted me to be.

* The form of beauty is objective but what each considers beauty is subjective

* Is subjective or objective beauty true?

* Define “true” beauty; your definition will inform you if subj or obj, methinks… 🧐

* I can’t think of an objective beauty.

* True beauty could be either subjective or objective, depending on the circumstances but more often than not, since we are talking about something of which the point of view is not specified, then one should automatically lean towards a “subjective” answer by default. Even so, true beauty is not something determined by any one person. Furthermore, the essence of true beauty is that it is determined by a lone party; an individualistic perspective.

* If you are positing that “true beauty” exists, then your…

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