Beauty

Our youth [will] dwell in a land of health, amid fair sights and sounds, and receive the good in everything; and beauty, the effluence of fair works, shall flow into the eye and ear, like a health-giving breeze from a purer region, and insensibly draw the soul from earliest years into likeness and sympathy with the beauty of reason.

–Plato, The Republic, Book III

If we are surrounded by beauty, will we become beautiful ourselves?

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