Appreciating Silence


We can best discern how loud our lives feel in the moments when we try to discipline both real and virtual decibels.

As life becomes more modern with ever-advancing technology, noise builds and builds to the point where silence is a luxury. How do we describe this new world we live in, and how can we appreciate what little silence we have left? At Lit Hub, Laurence Scott shares some thoughts.

Victor Luo is a graduate of UC Davis's MA in Creative Writing program specializing in fiction. He lives in Los Angeles where he loves never having to be cold. More from this author →