Step 1: Position yourself at such a distance from another person that you can barely hear one when one talks in a medium voice.

Step 2: Start the conversation and make sure you can not hear everything the other person is saying, but only around 20%. Change the distance accordingly.

Step 3: Continue the conversation even if you are not able to hear everything.

Step 4: Increase the distance/ lower the voice.


  1. How did each of the two try to make up for the rest of the inaudible conversation? What was the quality of presence, attention control and listening while trying to do so?

  2. What was the essence of the conversation for each of the two?