They met together to go and console and comfort him. When they saw him from a distance, they did not recognize him, and they raised their voices and wept aloud; they tore their robes and threw dust in the air upon their heads.
In danger[ edit ] Joseph Jordania has suggested that in social animals including humanssilence can be a sign of danger. Many social animals produce seemingly haphazard sounds which are known as contact calls.
Some social animal species communicate the signal of potential danger by stopping contact calls and freezing, without the use of alarm callsthrough silence. Charles Darwin wrote about this in relation with wild horse and cattle.
This may help explain why lone humans in relative sonic isolation feel a sense of comfort from humming, whistling, talking to themselves, or having the TV or radio on. Vow of silence and Monastic silence "Silence" in spirituality is often a metaphor for inner stillness.
A silent mind, freed from the onslaught of thoughts and thought patterns, is both a goal and an important step in No silence development. Such "inner silence" is not about the absence of sound; instead, it is understood to bring one in contact with the divine, the ultimate reality, or one's own true self, one's divine nature.
No silence Christianity, there is the silence of contemplative prayer such as centering prayer and Christian meditation ; in Islam, there are the wisdom writings of the Sufis who insist on the importance of finding silence within. In Buddhismthe descriptions of silence and allowing the mind to become silent are implied as a feature of spiritual enlightenment.
In Hinduism, including the teachings of Advaita Vedanta and the many paths of yoga, teachers insist on the importance of silence, Maunafor inner growth.
Perkey Avot, the Jewish Sages guide for living, states that, "Tradition is a safety fence to Torah, tithing a safety fence to wealth, vows a safety fence for abstinence; a safety fence for wisdom Moment of silence Soldiers bow their heads during a moment of silence before going on a commemorative march on Forward Operating Base WarriorKirkukIraqSept.
The march gave Soldiers the opportunity to reflect on the tragedy that happened eight years prior. A common way to remember a tragic incident and to remember the victims or casualties of such an event is a commemorative moment of silence. In debate[ edit ] Argumentative silence is the rhetorical practice of saying nothing when an opponent in a debate expects something to be said.
Poorly executed, it can be offensive, like refusing to answer a direct question. However, well-timed silence can throw an opponent off and give the debater the upper hand. An argument from silence Latin: In general, ex silentio refers to the claim that the absence of something demonstrates the proof of a proposition.
In law[ edit ] The right to silence is a legal protection enjoyed by people undergoing police interrogation or trial in certain countries. The law is either explicit or recognized in many legal systems. In art, entertainment, and media[ edit ] Film[ edit ] The documentary film In Pursuit of Silence portrays the spiritual and physical benefits of silence, as well as the price paid individually and collectively for a noisy world.
Rest music Music inherently depends on silence, in some form or another, to distinguish other periods of sound and allow dynamicsmelodiesand rhythms to have greater impact. For example, most music scores feature restswhich denote periods of silence.
In addition, silence in music can be seen as a time for contemplation. The audience feels the effects of the previous notes and melodies, and can intentionally reflect on what they have heard. Silence does not hinder musical excellence but can enhance the sounds of instruments and vocals within a given musical composition.
After the pause, the music continues to the words: Cutter Problems playing this file? The closing bars of the famous Hallelujah chorus from Handel's oratorio Messiah Musical silences may also convey humour.
Haydn 's Quartet in E flat, Op. The closing bars of String Quartet in E flat, Op. He cites the start of the second movement of the Ninth Symphonywhere the silences contribute to a powerful sense of propulsion: The substitution of such a note by a whole-bar rest therefore gives the effect of a suppressed sound, as if one were about to speak but then refrains at the last moment.
The 'suppressed sound' is then repeated in bar 4, and 'developed' by being doubled in bars 7 and 8. Wagner, Prelude to Tristan and Isolde, opening bars. In the spirited and energetic finale of his Symphony No.
From Brahms' Symphony No. Eric Walter Whitep. Woodwinds jump, growl and shriek.
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Silence Quotes. In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. Martin Luther King, Jr. Words, End, Friends, Remember, Will, Our. There is no room for silence. There is no room for meditation. Paul Washer.
Alone, God, Prayer, Being Alone, People.