I Never Heard So Musical a Discord, Such Sweet Thunder

… but, when it isn’t a question of a pack of Spartan hounds tearing a bear to shreds (1), poor listening skills are more a problem than a theatrical entertainment.

I found this post that chronicles eight common barriers to good listening and suggestions to get past them quite interesting. I will not, like Dante in the Purgatorio, go through them all and explain which ones I am particularly prey to, but I know all too well that I’m not in cleared-to-throw-stones territory.