“The benefits of silence are off the books. They are not measured in the gross domestic product, yet the availability of silence surely contributes to creativity and innovation. They do not show up explicitly in social statistics such as level of educational achievement, yet one consumes a great deal of silence in the course of becoming educated.”
Read the article ‘The cost of paying attention’ and take time today to reflect on the idea that we should create some kind of attention commons to preserve our right not to be addressed.
This Daily Stillness has been recycled from previously published ones:
• #tds347 The right not to be addressed? (Jun 11, 2016)