Why beauty matters by Roger Scruton 

A great video that I agree with artisticly and philosophically.

A quote from Sir Roger Scruton documentary "Why beauty matters". A quote from the documentary : All art is absolutely useless,” wrote Oscar Wilde, who intended his remark as praise. For Wilalreadyty was a value higher than usefulness s. People need useless things just as much, even more than, they need things with use. Just think of it…what is the use of love, or friendship, of worship? None whatsoever. And the same gs for beauty.” “This returns me to Oscar Wilde’s remark that all art is absolutely useless. Put usefulness first, and you lose it. Put beauty first, and what you do will be useful forever. It turns out, nothing is more useful than the useless.”

"Why beauty matters" is also an interesting choice of words for the title,

"We say what's a matter " when someone looks disturbed,or" as a matter of fact" but the "matter" is the physical manifestation of something in the external World that all already exists in the mind of the observer,or is it the other way around,

is it matter that exists and we become aware of it only at a certain stage, in any case since " matter" is the domain of the artist (paint/clay/sound) it is the artist that brings life to it.

Why beauty matters

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