The Nature Of Beauty : The Eye Of The Beholder Essay examples

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“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” implies that beauty is subjective and that one decides what is beautiful and what is not. However, there are things that are objectively beautiful that were created by God. Beauty fits into Christianity because of these inherent beauties, as seen, in nature, in things that are symmetrical, and in things that have order. Inherently beautiful things were created to draw our attention to value and importance in God’s design.
First, God created nature to be inherently beautiful so we can find importance in the fact that nature is uncontrollable and sustains mankind. Nature is the only thing humans cannot control directly. It behaves in its own way, and naturally does what God created it to do. The sublime feeling one gets when they see a waterfall, streaming gallons of water for the first time comes from the beauty found from nature performing naturally, without help, or a touch from mankind. The way God created nature to be natural gives us a sense of awe and beauty causing us to appreciate his design. Nature is also beautiful because it is constant and important. Plants, clouds, mountains, and the ocean have been here since God spoke them into existence. Nature will occur no matter what, because it is crucial to our lives. Nature is objectively beautiful because we find importance in the truth that it sustains us. We find it admirable because it is something we cannot live without. God said, “ Let the land produce vegetation” (Genesis…

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