Twelfth TED translation
Julian Treasure: 5 ways to listen better
TEDGlobal2011, filmed July2011, posted July2011
Translated into Tagalog by Johann Trinidad
Reviewed by Schubert Malbas
Our world is becoming polluted with noise, most of which is increasingly man-made. Julian Treasure observes that man has become disinterested in listening. He further posits that our lessened capacity to listen and understand contributes to the scary and dangerous world around us.
Treasure suggests five helpful ways to screen out the noise, re-tune our ears, and practise what he calls conscious listening. Listen to his informative talk.
Julian Treasure is a business consultant and advocates the effective use of the power of sound. He asks us to pay attention to the sounds that surround us.