“If I were a physician, and if I were allowed to prescribe just one remedy for all the ills of the modern world, I would prescribe silence. For even if the Word of God were proclaimed in the modern world, how could one hear it with so much noise?
Therefore, create silence.”
Søren Kierkegaard, quoted in “A Silent Lent” by Br.
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