Premium Oppa Reviews It: Dal Shabet - Mr. Bang Bang
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The World’s Quietest Room
Scientists at Minneapolis’ Orfield Labs created their own soundless room, an anechoic chamber. Their studies have found that when putting subjects within the chamber, they begin to hallucinate within 30 minutes.
With an average quiet room having a sound level of 30 decibels, the anechoic chamber’s sound level is -9 decibels. The ceiling, floor, and walls of the chamber absorb sound rather than have it bounce off as normal objects do. The chamber is so quiet that the subjects can even hear their own organs functioning.
Although extremely interesting, the experience is rather unpleasant. Not one subject has spent more than 45 minutes in the chamber alone. Leaving a person to only their thoughts, the chamber could drive them insane.
I want to be here. I want to see the deeper parts of my thoughts, and maybe figure some things out.
the room makes you literally go insane after an extended period of time
its not serene its fucking horrifying did you even read the post
even the architecture is horrifying wtf
The difference between ‘serene’ and ‘horrifying’ is one of consent and duration. There’s nothing about sensory deprivation that is in and of itself terrifying; being able to go in and out of this room at will could indeed be a useful meditative tool. But being forced into this room and made to stay there would be torturous because of the force and the solitude. Nobody wants to stay in this room for more than 45 minutes because, I presume, it gets boring. Give someone a good book and/or an internet feed and/or someone else to interact with and see that number go up.
“You will go literally insane from the silence!”
Please reference the existence of people with total deafness who have perfectly typical cognition.
It’s not the quiet room that’ll drive you mad; it’s solitary confinement.
Ah, but you’re wrong. Think about all the noises we’re used to hearing constantly around us; even when we sleep there’s the tick of the clock, the passing cars, the air conditioner, the birds outside. And even 500 years ago, removing all modern noises we’d still experience the sounds of nature.
Utter silence is unnatural.
Take away everything, the smallest external noise even down to the hum of the lights (and they are shut off, by the way) and what are we left with? That’s right, the sound of your own body . The thundering of your heart, the creaking of your joints, the gush of blood through your veins and the movement of the contents of your intestines. You hear it all. As eerie as that is, with the extended period of time that passes in the chamber you begin to question the things you hear. Are you really hearing them, or are they figments of your imagination?
Was that a whisper? But I’m the only person in here…
I’ve read an account from a person who swore he could still hear the remaining sounds of the person who was in the chamber before him.