Posted by: shorelineclusterpoets | April 8, 2012

Want total silence? Think again…

Imagine complete silence. No words, no sounds. No bugs outside, no children down the hall. Whatever you are hearing at this moment, imagine it replaced by 100 percent silence. Would the peace make you lose your mind?

Take a look at this story about the “quietest place on Earth,” a sound muting chamber used for many test purposes including simulating outer space for astronauts. In the absence of sound, the mind begins to create aural hallucinations.


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