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Burke on: The Sublime

2016-01-22 4,168 36 178,484 YouTube

There's a particular pleasure to be felt in the mighty things of nature: thunderstorms, the stars, vast deserts, oceans, the icecaps. One philosopher who analysed our pleasure was Edmund Burke, who pinned a word to this sensation and theorised about why it was so nice: he gave us the concept of The Sublime. Please subscribe here: If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): Brought to you by Produced in collaboration with Mad Adam Films