On the Aesthetics of Emotional Simplicity
by Lee Duane FitzSimmons
Oftentimes, simplicity can be a very refreshing change to many of the complexities found in the modern day world. When simplicity is present within many of the emotional areas of life, a very substantial form of happiness is known because the perceived worries of daily existence are more easily acknowledged and prioritized. Thus, the intellect can handle these worries in a much easier way; therefore, a better state of balance is achieved. This improved state of balance then increases the possibility that peaceful contentment will become an emotional state that is well within reach. If this state of peaceful contentment can be reached, then the true aesthetics of emotional simplicity can be better realized.
These desired states of emotion are the core of Inner Beauty (the capitalization is intentional). These types of states are perceived as being simple by most because of the ease with which they can be experienced. When the emotional complexities of life are reduced to a few simple elements that can easily be monitored with the active intellect, a far greater easiness floods into the soul. With this ease comes emotional bliss that frees up the higher functions of the intellect so that it can wander about within the upper atmosphere of higher philosophical notions. These ideals are especially useful when the troubles of life rear their ugly head and threaten to arouse undesired states of anxiety.
Oftentimes, the development of higher philosophical ideology allows for far more practical decisions to be made by the intellect. This type of decision making allows for a return to a more balanced state of emotional affairs. Thus, the true aesthetics of simplicity not only allow for a greater state of emotional bliss but also allow for the construction of substantial philosophical tools that can aid an individual in times of trouble when correct and proper logic is needed so that a return to a more balanced state of emotional existence can be realized.
Therefore, the aesthetics of simplicity are necessary so that a more stable form of serenity can be maintained throughout periods of trauma and turbulence. Emotional simplicity frees the mind and allows for a far more justified state of true bliss that is not fleeting or impermanent like so many other forms of happiness. This sort of stabilized bliss leads to a freedom that allows the intellect to create substantial philosophical tools. These tools provide even greater stability and balance. This stability and balance justifies the true merits found within the aesthetics of simplicity. These merits are the core of true emotional contentment that leads to Inner Beauty.
This Inner Beauty allows for peace.
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Copyright 2013 by Lee Fitzsimmons