Not many people realize institutions and society regulate silence. The noise in our lives, both external and internal, is actually controlled by laws and norms, and that noise affects our physical and mental health. So what role do the social sciences play in this phenomenon? I’m joined by Leigh Marz and Justin Talbot-Zorn to talk about silence as a human right.
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