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Re: Quiet Quote
On Wed, 25 Jun 1997, Federico Miyara wrote:
> Just to give an example, when I'm doing a mental but uninteresting task,
> a Vivaldi concerto is noise, but an quiete appealing one! It is noise
> because it interferes with my activity, I would better not listen to it.
I would characterize the Vivaldi concerto as a
"pleasant distraction" rather than noise in this case,
simply because you actually _enjoy listening to it, in spite of
its interference with your activity.
> When speaking of "intrinsic" noise, you are right in your ojection. But
> I couldn't as yet find a criterion to tell intrinsic noise from subjective
Sorry, I don't know what you mean by "intrinsic" noise.
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