“I can’t hear you” publicizes the strengths of cell phone carrier setting.
Another setting occurs when one family member suggests or says or screams, in an ascending flow from a stream to a storm of words, “You’re not listening!”
Do we hear to reply or listen to understand?
While we may say we hear the words of others, do we understand the meaning of their words?
While this exists in our lives with others, how aware of what they are really saying?
Are deaf to others?
And are we deaf to ourselves?
I don’t think I snore, until I wake myself up in the middle of a snore.