Trang ChínhPortalGalleryThành viênĐăng kýĐăng Nhập
Tìm kiếm
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» A snake and a saw
Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:24 pm by Admin

» Một câu truyện đáng ngẫm
Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:11 pm by Admin

» LÀM SAO ĐỂ TRỊ TÂM ĐỐ KỴ?
Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:09 pm by Admin

» AN LẠC SAU KHI BỨNG GỐC KHỔ ĐAU - Thầy Thích Thanh Từ
Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:02 pm by Admin

» Phong thủy trong nhà tốt hay xấu, chỉ cần nhìn vào điều này sẽ có câu trả lời
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:28 am by Admin

» Đừng lãng phí
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:55 pm by Admin

» 5 CÁCH NGƯỜI THÔNG MINH ĐỐI PHÓ VỚI NHỮNG NGƯỜI KHÓ CHỊU
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:13 am by Admin

» Cá Chiên Xóc Tỏi
Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:21 pm by Admin

» Sống An Nhiên
Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:15 pm by Admin

» 5 “LUẬT TRỜI” BẤT KHẢ PHÁ VỠ
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:29 am by Admin

» MƯỜI ĐIỀU PHẬT DẠY VỀ LÒNG TIN
Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:45 pm by Admin

» CÁCH LÀM ĐÔNG SƯƠNG CARAMEN THANH MÁT
Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:50 pm by Admin

» Bánh in
Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:45 pm by Admin

» DÙ CON ĐI KHẮP ĐÓ ĐÂY, SAO BẰNG BÊN MẸ NGẬP ĐẦY TÌNH THƯƠNG
Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:58 am by Admin

» NHỮNG ĐIỀU KHÔNG THỂ BỎ QUA TRONG LỄ VU LAN
Fri Aug 24, 2018 5:08 pm by Admin

» PHẬT DẠY CÁCH BÁO HIẾU
Fri Aug 24, 2018 5:05 pm by Admin

» TÁM LẦN MẸ NÓI DỐI
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:33 am by Admin


Share | 
 

 Are we really missing lots of things ?

Go down 
Tác giảThông điệp
Admin
Admin
avatar

Tổng số bài gửi : 3124
Đến từ : Rain City
Registration date : 10/06/2008

Bài gửiTiêu đề: Are we really missing lots of things ?   Sun Jan 26, 2014 3:09 am


"A man sat at a metro station in Washington DC and started to play the violin; it was a cold January morning. He played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time, since it was rush hour, it was calculated that 1,100 people went through the station, most of them on their way to work.

Three minutes went by, and a middle aged man noticed there was musician playing. He slowed his pace, and stopped for a few seconds, and then hurried up to meet his schedule.

A minute later, the violinist received his first dollar tip: a woman threw the money in the till and without stopping, and continued to walk.

A few minutes later, someone leaned against the wall to listen to him, but the man looked at his watch and started to walk again. Clearly he was late for work.

The one who paid the most attention was a 3 year old boy. His mother tagged him along, hurried, but the kid stopped to look at the violinist. Finally, the mother pushed hard, and the child continued to walk, turning his head all the time. This action was repeated by several other children. All the parents, without exception, forced them to move on.

In the 45 minutes the musician played, only 6 people stopped and stayed for a while. About 20 gave him money, but continued to walk their normal pace. He collected $32. When he finished playing and silence took over, no one noticed it. No one applauded, nor was there any recognition.

No one knew this, but the violinist was Joshua Bell, one of the most talented musicians in the world. He had just played one of the most intricate pieces ever written, on a violin worth $3.5 million dollars.

Two days before his playing in the subway, Joshua Bell sold out at a theater in Boston where the seats averaged $100.

This is a real story. Joshua Bell playing incognito in the metro station was organized by the Washington Post as part of a social experiment about perception, taste, and priorities of people. The outlines were: in a commonplace environment at an inappropriate hour: Do we perceive beauty? Do we stop to appreciate it? Do we recognize the talent in an unexpected context?

One of the possible conclusions from this experience could be:

If we do not have a moment to stop and listen to one of the best musicians in the world playing the best music ever written, how many other things are we missing?"

Share if you took the time to read this

_________________
Let the imagination eases your mind
Về Đầu Trang Go down
Xem lý lịch thành viên http://timviet.forumsmotion.com
 
Are we really missing lots of things ?
Về Đầu Trang 
Trang 1 trong tổng số 1 trang
 Similar topics
-
» [Vocaloid] Kaitou F no Daihon (Scenario) ~ Kieta Daiya no Nazo ~ - 10 Vocaloids
» I'm missing you

Permissions in this forum:Bạn không có quyền trả lời bài viết
TIM VIỆT FORUM :: Ngôn Ngữ và Văn Hoá (Languages and Culture) :: Các Ngôn Ngữ khác - Other Languages :: Tiếng Anh/English-
Chuyển đến