Listening to Pink Floyd's Delicate Sound Of Thunder, I found myself perplexed at some of the lyrics to On The Turning Away." Singer/guitarist David Gilmour states:
Where the speechless unite In a silent accord
I found myself wondering, How would they know? How would the 'speechless' know to 'unite in a silent accord'?" I mean, they're speechless, and I have to take David speechless" statement literally meaning that they are mute, at least, if not deaf, and therefore would probably have to sign to each other to unite in that silent accord. But that's not very poetic, is it?
The vision I have in my head is a gathering of silent people who just came together. My vision of this doesn't include sign language, I'm sure yours doesn't either. It's much more dramatic if they just come together.
The only thing that really made sense to me was ESP. They must have all known to unite in a silent accord by sending mind-messages to each other.
I tried sending my wife the message let's unite in a silent accord." She didn't respond.
Or maybe it's . . .
Where the speechless unite In a silent Accord
A few speechless" people carpool in a very, very quiet Honda Accord.
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