not all silences are equal

punching away on keys, waiting for friend requests, followers, comments, likes, tags, etc., millions of us are accessing a form of silence – but take a look at the qualities of such silence. heads bowed, eyes fixed on pixels, removed from the life that surrounds us (or at least not acknowledging it all that much), mediated far more than is good for us.

reach for that book (e if need be), pick up that pen (stylus is ok too), or just take a moment and sit (standing is fine, you may also lay down, whatever).

how often is your life filled with nothing? how often…


About the textual silence project...

...reading, thinking, and thinking about reading... ...and then writing...

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