Create Silence!

The present state of the world and the whole of life is diseased. If I were a doctor and were asked for my advice, I would reply: Create silence! The Word of God cannot be heard in the noisy world of today. And even if it were blazoned forth with all the panoply of noise so that it could be heard in the midst of all the other noise, then it would no longer be the Word of God. Therefore create Silence.

–Søren Kierkegaard
(submitted by Broun)


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One response to “Create Silence!

  1. stevehoose

    Is silence a prerequisite for the Word of God to be heard? Is that what Kierkegaard is saying here?

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