Flowers to the People!

Posted on August 20, 2005 - 5:35pm :: ISD-World Affairs | Culture
Jay Walljasper September 2005 | Ode Magazine, Issue: 26 TF! Editorial Comment: Utility, functionality, efficiency and price are often the enemies of aesthetics. But human beings and especially children need to be surrounded by and exposed to beauty, for beauty nurtures the human spirit. As discussed in the article below, beauty is often in short supply in our surroundings, but it makes a big difference in people's lives and outlook--even perhaps, influencing crime rates.