February 16, 2022
Certain objects or collections of objects we encounter in life are valuable on their face, objective representations that stand on their own merits. Subjective value runs a little deeper and is less certain. If it is true that beauty is found in the eye of the beholder, why do we so casually dismiss others’ understandings of how the world operates? It would seem that we are left with many free will choices that have the capacity to either build up or tear down whatever is before us and in us.
Provenance (understanding the origin or source of something) imparts added value to both ob...