Original published on When the Soul Awakens.
One of the greatest catastrophes to befall humanity occurred when it lost its belief in beauty! What makes this catastrophe so great is the fact that almost no one seems to notice. Art, the one great avenue of culture that could elevate the quality of life, that could help develop and refine the feeling side of our nature, has degenerated into entertainment, fashion, novelty and worse. Art has lost even the idea of beauty. This is due in part to the dogma of materialism, which believes falsely, that because beauty is ‘in the eyes of the beholder,’ ... more