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Jangle
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The Voiceless Voice

Post by Jangle » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:45 pm

Disclaimer: This isn't technically a philosophy book. However, for those of you who enjoy studying the philosophy of language, I think you might enjoy this book.

The Voiceless Voice by Alexandra Casavant is a collection of fictional short stories that focuses on breaking through communication barriers in order to find one's voice. The author specializes in language development, specifically language disorders, and this book takes a closer look at the kinds of difficulties individuals have to face when trying to deal with their hardships. It sounds really interesting to me and I've had it on my wishlist for a while. I figured I'd share it with you all!

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Re: The Voiceless Voice

Post by Impenitent » Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:36 pm

what?

-Imp

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Re: The Voiceless Voice

Post by Dalek Prime » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:45 pm

Impenitent wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:36 pm
what?

-Imp
I'm not getting it either. Think there's a language barrier involved. :wink:

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Re: The Voiceless Voice

Post by -1- » Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:50 am

You know, the day destroys the night.
Night divides the day.
Try to run! try to hide!

Break on through to the other side!

You know, I chased on prayers here...
Dug out treasures there.
Can you still recall... time to time

Break on through to the other side!

etc.

Jim Morrison (Alexandra Casanova's father-in-law)

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Re: The Voiceless Voice

Post by -1- » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:04 pm

... and in the naked (haha... she said "naked") light I saw
Ten thousand people maybe more
People talking without speaking
People smelling with that odorless thing
People writing songs... that voices never share
No one dare
Disturb the sound of silence.

Fools, said I you do not know
Silence like a cancer grows
Hear my words that I might reach you
Hear my words that I might teach you
But the words... like silent raindrops fell
No one dared
Disturb the sound of silence.

- Paul Simon, "Sound of Silence"

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