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Statistics About the Decline of Silence in Society

The July 2011 issue of Real Simple magazine offered the following statistics and observations about the proliferation of noise and the lack of silence in our world:

  • In 1920 a Nebraska inventor designed the first automobile alarm. In 2004 New Yorkers proposed a bill to ban car alarms as a public nuisance.

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William Strawhun

April 12, 2012  11:52am

Can it be as well that we have lost the sense of mediation on the word in much the same way? By means of music, iphones, letting others teach us instead of slowing, stilling, sabbath claiming?

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