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tfindlay
Keymaster

    Then it hit me. Maybe it is not the Universe that is so beautiful that must have been created by a powerful and master architect of Splendor. It is Us that are adapted and optimized to find the universe beautiful and feel so connected to Nature.

    From this we could say that wonder and awe evolved because they support the survival of beings who experiencer them.  Dacher Keltner looks at this idea in “Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder and How It Can Transform Your Life”.