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Hit the mute button: why everyone is trying to silence the outside world

11 mins | Jun 19, 2019
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Growing evidence suggests that cutting ourselves off like this isn’t healthy. Whether it's noise-cancelling headphones or muting an annoying colleague on Linkedin, it's easier and easier to silence the noise. Richard Godwin investigates in the Guardian whether this growing trend is a demonstrator of our decreasing ability to communicate, or is it simply the need for peace and quiet?
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