Not Everybody Is Gorgeous


With value-taste, however, there aren't any such physiological receptors, and the experiences are generated totally by the mind and thoughts. This opens the door for other comparisons between the experience of beauty and related non-sensory human experiences. Take, for instance the feeling of nostalgia that you've got when revisiting the city of your childhood. There is a strong emotional pull, just like the sensation of beauty, however one that bears little analogy to our 5 senses, for, we now have nothing like physiological nostalgia receptors in our eyes or ears. Rather, this sense of nostalgia is best explained by habit, association, [...]