There is a big difference between hearing and listening. While one is passive and can be done without much awareness, the other is active and requires presence. You can hear words, but if you are not listening, they won't mean anything.
Also, how broadly can you define listening? If you are able to gather information through touch and be able to act on it, does this constitute listening?
Ben and Vazken discuss the various forms of listening, and how they can be developed through Martial Arts, meditation, and walking in forests. Listening skills are essential if you want to find a sense of calm in the modern world, so listen up!
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