The philosophy behind We go silent
We have forgotten how to be silent even though silence is the core of everything. Silence existed before word and speech. It creates an array of possibilities and is the starting point for all invention and tranquility.
Silence is a forgotten treasure in a modern world where everything seems fragmented and noisy. We would rather talk to each other or connect on social media than to be still and listen to one another.
For some, silence seems to be a frightful space where nothing exists besides one’s own thoughts, fears and illusions. Silence gives allusions to loneliness and isolation. Nobody wants to be alone. However, we need to look at silence in quite another way – as a life-giving approach to a vibrant and energetic life.
Silence is a cocoon of hidden life. It is a place where new ideas, clarity and focus can be found and activated. Silence is a place for a meeting. Not only a meeting with the inner being and many thoughts. Silence is also the first step to becoming aware of who we are in relation to others and the divine love.
We need to go silent if we want to start seeing our own life, people around us, nature and the entire world in a new perspective. We need to go silent if we want to start seeing our own life not as a fragmented broken mirror of words and deeds, but as a reality of wholeness and union. We need to go silent if we want to start seeing our own life as a puzzle where silence, like dark matter and energy in the universe, holds everything together in a holistic grip of interdependence. Nothing exists in itself. Everything is dependent on something else. Truly to know this in one’s inner being is wisdom.
To go silent is therefore the first step in a new direction. We go silent (Wgs) is a rethinking of our whole attitude to life itself. Wgs is a vision, which will lead to the greatness of love for every being, small or great, on this planet earth. To go silent is a cultivation and recreation of our longings for love, faith, hope, friendship, forgiveness, peace and freedom.