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The Value of Silence

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Most of us don’t like silence, because it forces us to confront ourselves. And sometimes what we find staring back is emptiness.

We’re also afraid of silence, because we equate silence with insignificance. We want to be heard and seen. We want to make ourselves relevant. We want to be somebody in the eyes of others.

The desire to make ourselves feel relevant can be very strong. But in our quest to be…




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Dan Pedersen

Dan Pedersen

Writing mostly to myself. Sharing some of it with you. Hope it helps.

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