What is this “hunter’s eye” when it comes to beauty? Do we all have it, at least in potential form? Does it fulfill some kind of necessary function for human flourishing? In a December 31, 2015 TED radio rebroadcast called “What is Beauty?”, host Guy Raz explores our physiological response to the beautiful. Interestingly, our perception of what constitutes beauty does not seem to be so much a cultural phenomenon as it is a universal one.
For example, when you ask people across the globe what their favorite color is, they say. . . blue.