Way Random
Yes, there is an immediacy, visual satisfaction, and accepted beauty in symmetrical. I have a long-time collaborator whom goes to symmetry FIRST, and that is good play for me ... because I do not think symmetrical naturally. Asymmetrical comes out and I need to work at finding a symmetry. It can be true, though, in art as in nature — the most striking look is symmetrical.

Pacing the floor and staring down into the wood grain, I spy the dog profile, the man in the moon, the kinda sorta — over and over again. With an inward smile at the portrait of the artist as a space cadet — the pacing stops and walking begins.

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; 
the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.  -Plato (the man)

I have felt that whether, is an odd word. It looks to me to be spelled wrong. 
It does not work as well written as in verbal speech.
   1. Used to introduce an interrogative content clause (indirect question) that consists of multiple alternative possibilities, and indicate uncertainty between them; if.
          He chose the correct answer, but whether by luck or by skill I don't know.
 2. Used to introduce a yes-or-no interrogative content clause (indirect question) that consists of a single possibility, and indicate uncertainty over it; if, whether or not.
          Do you know whether he's coming?
   3. Used to introduce multiple alternative possibilities, and indicate the irrelevance of which is the case; regardless of whether, no matter whether.
          He's coming, whether you like it or not.