Beauty surrounds us, draws us in, gives joy and creates conflict. In this hour, TED speakers conjure up beauty both ancient and modern, and suggest reasons why humans are hardwired to crave and respond to beauty.
1. Denis Dutton: Are Some Things Universally Beautiful?
2. Denis Dutton and Nancy Etcoff: Are We Hard-Wired for Beauty?
3. Cameron Russell: Does Being Beautiful Make You Happy?
4. Bill Strickland: Can Beauty Change A Life?
5. Richard Seymour: How Does Beauty Feel?