How is Love related Beauty ?

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Dachshund
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How is Love related Beauty ?

Post by Dachshund » May 16th, 2018, 10:53 am

Gabriel Marcel argued that love and beauty were related to each other. He said:

"You know that you have truly loved someone when you have glimpsed in them that which is too beautiful to die".

I think he is right.

Does anyone disagree?

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Re: How is Love related Beauty ?

Post by Dachshund » May 16th, 2018, 10:57 am

Oops the title of the OP should read: "How is Love related TO Beauty"

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Re: How is Love related Beauty ?

Post by LuckyR » May 16th, 2018, 3:41 pm

I don't disagree, though in common usage, various reasonable people would agree or disagree that the "beauty" used in the love context would be identical to other uses of the word "beauty".
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