A threshold shift in hearing occurs when only sounds louder than a certain level is heard. The impact may be temporary, chronic or permanent.
In a world desperate for leadership, friends we need to realise that the loudest voices, or most popular opinions on a subject, issue or topic, are not necessarily the right ones. Albert Einstein once said;
What is right is not always popular and what is popular is not always right.
So before we make hasty decisions, we need to seek clarity through study, prayer and reflection. Then wait for the still small voice.