Silence can be noble or ignoble, liberating or oppressive. Bhante Sumano on knowing when, why, and how to be silent—but not silenced.
Prisoner Scott Darnell notices a rare moment of silence.
Master Sheng-yen teaches the technique of silent illumination.
“In Kenya, a young African woman with AIDS wonders why America is so silent on the issue of the pandemic, and asks, ‘Does anybody know that we’re dying?”
Writer and art expert Dean Rolston interviewed John Cage on the occasion of a five-day tribute at Stanford University marking the composer’s 80th birthday.