Have We Got Used To Being Disturbed?
The bed is slightly vibrating, and your common sense is telling you that it is just an illusion – the indistinct reverberations of imaginative dreams.
Then, an extraordinarily loud noise comes from the outside and your first morning gaze falls on a closed window in surprise. It is 7AM and you realise that it is not a dream, nor an earthquake. The sound is produced by a massive hydraulic rotary drill rig, used for drilling boreholes with long hollow stem augers. When did we start to consider noise for a usual part of our daily lives?