Communication Breakdown

To put my previous post into perspective, here is a short news item about what it really means to lose your voice.


For once I’m happy to remain speechless. But here are three traditional sayings that somehow rise to the occasion:

‘Thought shall be the harder, heart the keener, courage the greater, as our might grows smaller.’ – Anglo-Saxon hero facing the Vikings

‘The owl of Minerva only flies at dusk.’ – Hegel, after the Greeks

‘In dark times, the eye begins to see.’ – Chinese proverb



8 thoughts on “Communication Breakdown

    1. They’ve been around as long as the rest of us and must have made a big contribution over the years. Our bad not to recognise it, I guess. (And impersonating goats is a rare skill, too!)

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