We Who Listen Much

General discussion about Leonard Cohen's songs and albums
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We Who Listen Much

Post by Steven » Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:11 am

We who listen much to the music of Leonard Cohen might have what in common?
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Re: We Who Listen Much

Post by lightasabreeze » Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:14 pm

Good taste of course.
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Re: We Who Listen Much

Post by B4real » Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:31 pm

Heart ;-)
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Re: We Who Listen Much

Post by AlanM » Mon Feb 06, 2012 2:13 pm

Intelligence and emotion.
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Re: We Who Listen Much

Post by madeleineann » Mon Feb 06, 2012 4:51 pm

love of beautiful words
and mystery
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Re: We Who Listen Much

Post by John Etherington » Mon Feb 06, 2012 5:12 pm

Ears.
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Re: We Who Listen Much

Post by friscogrl » Mon Feb 06, 2012 6:22 pm

Our humanity.

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Re: We Who Listen Much

Post by MaryB » Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:17 pm

Ability to know humor when we hear it.
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Re: We Who Listen Much

Post by imaginary friend » Mon Feb 06, 2012 11:55 pm

Longing.
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Re: We Who Listen Much

Post by Goldin » Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:02 am

Kindness.
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Re: We Who Listen Much

Post by IsaacOfTheNewts » Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:19 am

A personal understanding of sadness? Like looking outward towards something meaningful, from inside...

"Longing" was very well put.
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Re: We Who Listen Much

Post by LisaLCFan » Tue Feb 07, 2012 2:06 am

We are contemplative.
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Re: We Who Listen Much

Post by Cheshire gal » Wed Feb 08, 2012 5:17 pm

We are inspired.
'...and here's a man still working for your little smile' -Leonard Cohen
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We Who Listen Much

Post by Inna » Wed Feb 08, 2012 8:57 pm

Pain, deeply within us
"climb on your tears and be silent, like the rose on its ladder of thorn."
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Re: We Who Listen Much

Post by Diane » Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:51 pm

From a post by Simon from a few years ago:
Simon wrote:
Diane wrote:I have the theory that we have a larger capacity than the average person for both joy and sorrow.
...Maybe they experience balance on a larger scale. I think LC explained this somewhere in his own words, I don't remember where.

Compare the two scales below. The larger one has a larger capacity for more of everything, more joy and more sorrow. It portrays the more intense good life...


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