virus: 'aesthetics'

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Thu, 26 Dec 1996 23:35:30 -0800 (PST)

On Thu, 19 Dec 1996, Ken Pantheists wrote:

> You have mistakingly translated the word aesthetic to mean "beauty".
> Aesthetic means "about life".

No, Stephen, it doesn't. As I have posted before in response to this same
statement, 'aesthetic' comes from the Greek word for 'sense' or
'perception', 'aisthetikos'. Greek for 'life' is 'bios', as in 'biology'.