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What is the difference between sublimity and fearsome things?

There's a great Existential Comics piece about the sulime: The Wrath Of The Sea. This makes the case that the sublime is what reminds us of our own insignificance, which we forget. Certainly ...
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What is the difference between sublimity and fearsome things?

In traditional esthetics, there are two qualities that are discussed: beauty and being sublime. Beauty mean pretty much what it means in common speech, but being sublime doesn't. In esthetics, to say ...
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What is the difference between sublimity and fearsome things?

The two words have entirely separate meanings. Fear is an emotion- sublimity is not. Sublimity is normally used to express a high degree of some praiseworthy quality, such as beauty, grace, purity, ...
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