The older I get, the more I appreciate silence.
” Mia: Don’t you hate that?
Mia: Uncomfortable silences. Why do we feel it’s necessary to yak about bullshit in order to be comfortable?
Vincent:I don’t know. That’s a good question.
Mia: That’s when you know you’ve found somebody special. When you can just shut the fuck up for a minute and comfortably enjoy the silence.”
And the less I seem to get throughout a day.
“Headphones are the new wall,”…(http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/20/science/when-buzz-at-your-cubicle-is-too-loud-for-work.html?_r=1)
Sound is a form of barrier or threshold. In the new age, it will represent a doorway to invention and interaction as well as a membrane meant to be crossed only with purpose and/or meaning.
Plan a getaway with your ears. A mini sensory-vacation. But always be aware. Big Brother listens is much as he watches.
And finally, from the venerable Mr. Hitchcock…
” Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.”