Appreciation of Beauty & Excellence

Appreciation of Beauty & Excellence
“I recognize, emotionally experience, and appreciate the beauty around me and the skill of others.”

WHAT IS APPRECIATION OF BEAUTY & EXCELLENCE?

Those who express an appreciation of beauty & excellence notice and appreciate beauty, excellence and/or skilled performance in all domains of life, from nature to art to mathematics to science to everyday experience.

People high in Appreciation of Beauty and Excellence are responsive to these three types of goodness:

PHYSICAL BEAUTY.

This may include auditory, tactile or abstract. This type of goodness produces awe and wonder in the person experiencing it.

SKILL OR TALENT (EXCELLENCE).

This is often energizing, and compels a person to pursue their own goals. It inspires admiration.

VIRTUE OR MORAL GOODNESS (MORAL BEAUTY).

Virtuous goodness makes someone want to be better, more loving and creates feelings of elevation.