How did evolution shape the human appreciation of be…

I post this article even though I disagree with one of the central claims, that aesthetic appreciation is not a drive (more like cuddling than sex).  What do you think?  The examples given here, like looking at the Rocky Mountains, are all passive.  What about doing a mathematical proof?  Can’t aesthetic appreciation also involve activity? Perhaps even drive it?

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Associate Professor in Mathematics Education, and part-time poet.
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