silence is illusion
noise is everywhere
except in space Improved (by Sunrise Moon): No, silence is not a noise because a noise is sound, and sound can be heard, so can you hear silence? No...so it isn't a noise I don't think.
Asked in Health
Can you record silence and play it back so loud that it will drown out all noise?
They call it white noise, you can find recordings of it that are intended to drown out all other sounds, but actual silence will not be able to drown out anything. ...
Asked in Earth Sciences, Atmospheric Sciences
Why do you sometimes need to maintain an atmosphere of silence?
To maintain an atmosphere of silence, you need a way to cancel out the generated sound capacity of any particular sounds that contribute to noise in a given environment. A noise cancellation device would be quite effective. ...
Asked in Music
A nonmusical sound that includes a random mix of pitches?
You might be thinking of 'white noise' except that white noise isn't really a random mix of pitches. I believe it is a deliberate mix of a very wide range of pitches. White noise is about as nonmusical as complete silence, but then again silence is not entirely nonmusical. I wouldn't enjoy a steady diet of white noise, but there are some experimental musics that incorporate it as an element. ...
Asked in Word Play, Puns, and Oxymorons
What is so delicate that saying its name breaks it?
The answer to this riddle is silence. When you say anything, even the word, "Silence", then the environment is no longer silent. "Breaking the silence" is a common phrase for saying something, or making noise after a long pause in which the environment is actually silent. ...
Why is silence important in a library?
Silence is important in libraries because if your silent, you and other people can concentrate on what your reading, if theres a lot of noise, then your mind wont focus on what your reading and would be distracted by the commotion. ...
Asked in Catering
What is a silence pad?
Directions for using a Silence Pad: Place the silence pad on the bare table, if utilized. Unfold and smooth out wrinkles. The pad should drop approximately 3 inches between each chair. Purpose of using silence pad: To prevent noise as tableware is placed on table. To protect the top of the table. To improve the appearance of the tablecloth. ...
Asked in Netflix
Why do I have to sleep with the TV on or my phone playing Netflix?
Many people enjoy sleeping with some slight noise in the room. This may be because they don't like the silence or because continual noise and voices are soothing. ...
Asked in Noise Pollution
How can you test that noise levels affect how well we concentrate?
Try concentrating something first in silence and then the second time try doing it in a loud place. ...
Asked in Poetry
What poem begins with 'Go quietly among the noise and the haste and remember what peace there may be in silence'?
This is from the 'Desiderata.' See the link below for the full text.