The Art of Listening

“You listen not only for what someone knows, but for what he or she is.
Ears operate at the speed of sound, which is far slower than the speed
of light, which the eyes take in. Generative listening is the art of
developing deeper silences in yourself, so you can slow your mind’s
hearing to your ears’ natural speed and hear beneath the words to their
meaning.”

To listen is not to hear, but to strive to understand.

Or so I like to believe.

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