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What Is Silence?

Cage’s most famous creation, titled 4’33, is a composition with a twist: it’s a four-minute, thirty-three-second-long stretch of uninterrupted silence.

Silence, doesn’t really exist;  what we think of as silence isn’t actually silent, because it’s full of accidental sounds. By giving people silence, Cage was helping them to start actually hearing.

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Stillness Is the Key

Stillness Is the Key

by Ryan Holiday

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The lack of true rest

It drains us out of our energy to the point where we're never fully present, fully alive in the moment.

And this could have negative consequences on many level of our lives: our relationships start to lack energy and connection and we sap the joy out of our lives.

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The Lost Art of True Rest : zen habits

zenhabits.net

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