Quiet is the element of discerning what is essential.
Gordon Hempton

The Last Quiet Places

The Last Quiet Places

Oct 18, 2013-- Gordon Hempton says that silence is an endangered species. He's an acoustic ecologist -- a collector of sound all over the world. He defines real quiet as presence -- not an absence of sound, but an absence of noise. The Earth as Gordon Hempton knows it is a "solar-powered jukebox." Quiet is a "think tank of the soul." In this interview we take in the world through his ears. (29862 reads)


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