White noise is not the same as other noise – and even a quiet environment does not have the same effect as white noise. With a background of continuous white noise, hearing pure sounds becomes even more precise, as researchers have shown. Their findings could be applied to the further development of cochlear implants. (1)
Being cast alone in a dark forest.
How can we hear anything?
If not because we already hear everything?
How can distinguish any sound?
If not for the constant sound you are in?
Can you feel wet if you haven’t ever dived into the ocean?
Listen to your heart.
You wouldn’t be full of fear.
If you weren’t already afraid…
Can’t you see?
That there is nothing you haven’t already seen?