A smile can mean many things. At its base, though, a smile is a sign of amusement or mirth or happiness. But a smile can to cruel, or sad, or simple, or huge, a grin or a smirk or a baring of fangs.
In the animal kingdom, "smiling" is very often that last one. A threat. A display of teeth. A threat. A warning.
Some believe that smiling evolved as a behavioral mechanism to non-verbally display subservience.
The color Red
Red for humans is a sign of passion, a sign of heat, a sign of embarrassment, a sign of royalty. It is also a sign of injury, of pain, of blood, of infection.
In the animal kingdom red is a Warning of Venom and a Beacon for Lovers and a Sign of Food.
In the plant kingdom red is a Lure for Pollination or Prey.
Eyes are windows to the Soul. Eyes have mystic connotations to nearly every culture with mysticism. They are Expressive. Sight is perhaps our most used and relied on sense.
We use Eye Contact on people we trust, and people we wish to size up, and people we wish to intimidate
Animals use Eye Contact to provoke a challenge. Many animals, especially birds, will try to attack the Eyes during a conflict.
Flowers are used by humans as a symbol of affection, and to show sympathy, and to ask for forgiveness, and to mourn. The Language of Flowers gives each flower a Symbolic Meaning.
Animals devour flowers, and also help them Mate, and help them Grow when they Die.
Fuck it is so embarrassing to see this shit now. But I literally have fucking pages of this. Who the fuck did Past Me think she was, fucking Ishmael?
I swear to fucking God, the only person dumber than Past Me, it is fucking Present Me.