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Silence and Observation Leads to Language

Silence and Observation Leads to LanguageLanguage can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence. -

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Silence and Observation Leads to Language

Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence.

- George Steiner (1929-2020)

If you listen carefully you can hear their laughter - Sounds of Life, another planksip® Möbius

If you listen carefully you can hear their laughter - Sounds of Life, another planksip® Möbius

This graduated role reversal of humility is an act worth thinking about. Revolutions take place despite our preoccupation with initiation. As the world turns, living is perpetual, limited to our species in language only.


George Steiner

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