How, then, can we find and embrace emptiness in the sea of digital activity we swim through every day? The possibility of constant communication and information can make us allergic to absence. It’s not just that the technology is ubiquitous, invasive, and addicting. Its presence in our lives belies the deeper issue that the Wilson study touched upon: the ability to sit still with ourselves.
The Quiet Revolution: Have you ever read the book Quiet by Susan Cain? Here’s . . . well, her next project? a companion project? you decide.