The fear of sil…

The fear of silence is nothing new. Silence surrounds the dark world of death. Sometimes the silence of the vast universe hovers over us, enveloping us. This is the intense silence of birth, the quiet silence of one;s return to earth. Hasn’t art been the human creature’s rebellion against silence? Poetry and music were born when man first uttered sound, resisting the silence.

Toru Takemitsu on Silence

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