“The spiritual and the gorgeous stand side-by-side. Two doors that open up onto a single area. Because space we find our residence.”– Sir Roger Scruton (1944-2020). Please enjoy this fantastic, classic docudrama by the late Sir Roger Scruton on “Why Elegance Matters.”– The editors
This essay in our collection of “Timeless Essays” was very first published here in December 2011.
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