Posts Tagged ‘listening’

The Importance of Listening: A Lesson from Derek Minor

“I just want to be heard.” It’s the battle-cry of my generation. Or at least that is what I argued in a recent post, where I attempted to work through what it means to listen well in an age where all we really care about is listening. Some take listening to be necessarily affirmative, but that’s...
October 23rd, 2013 | Culture, Music, Religion | Read More

Listening as Cultural Currency: The Politics of Stories

“I just want to be heard.” It’s the battle-cry of my generation, it seems. We’ve come to the point where the thing we cry out for most is simply an audience. We don’t want to be silenced, and we don’t want to be ignored. If you listen to us, we are validated. We often...
September 11th, 2013 | Culture, Religion | Read More