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deziner's Avatar Jump to comment 4 by deziner

Maybe you should ask a person who was born deaf but gained the sense of hearing on receiving a cochlear implant. Many of these deaf people (who receive the implants as children) have never heard anything before, so would apparently have no concept of what things sound like. But stick an implant in their ear and all of sudden a whole new sensation is opened up to them.

No doubt hearing the human voice for the first time would be like seeing a brand new colour.

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