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  1. Effects of Loud Noise

    by , Yesterday at 05:22 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    Or why some handicaps in "Harrison Bergeron" were noises

    But that I was reminded of that great story by Kurt Vonnegut recently; specifically the use of noise to disrupt thought and the use of noise in bars and some other places to encourage people buying more and throwing caution to the wind. It does seem that noise effectively decreases intelligence.

    Noise, especially discordant noise makes it difficult to concentrate on anything. I was in a bar with several ...

    Updated Yesterday at 06:11 PM by PeterL