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Silence

Silence is the lack of audible sound or presence of sounds of very low intensity. By analogy, the word silence can also refer to any absence of communication or hearing, including in media other than speech and music. Silence is also used as total communication, in reference to nonverbal communication and spiritual connection. Silence also refers to no sounds uttered by anybody in a room or area. Silence is an important factor in many cultural spectacles, as in rituals.

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In the End

Will you be a silent "friend"?

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Is neutrality an option?

Think twice before descending into apathy again. Imagine being neutral during the Third Reich. The author of this quote survived a concentration camp. What are the concentration camps of today?

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Oppression

There are people in need but I am too busy playing World of Warcraft to help them.

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Speak up for those who cannot

There is a time to be silent and a time to speak.

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When there is silence what is heard?

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