I have never been a great listener. Ben Franklin and stoics considered listening as an important virtue. I am realizing this as my weakness and trying to work on getting better at it. At the same time, I had opinions on everything. It resulted in fostering animosity with many.
Social media is a medium for voice amplification. The other medium is podcasting, blog, and meetups. Everyone has an opinion and they want to spread it. It is like a single source of truth, be my follower. This noise amplification channel is a signaling platform. The saints of the church spread new phenomenon every now […]
I used to be an avid talker. I had my box full of topics to debate over thanks to my over-consumption of TV, Twitter, and Reddit. Over the past few years, I have learned the virtue of listening and silence. It has truly transformed me in better self. The virtue of listening has helped me […]