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Traditionally the akoustikoi had to take the vow of silence ... and monks in other traditions have often done the same (medieval Christian monasticism is a good example). I think this is for several reasons, but gaining humility is probably one of the desired outcomes. The practice may not be practical in today's world - certainly not for me, at present. But I sure do need the results I would likely gain! ;)
I have sometimes wondered if I might not have been a student, several incarnations ago, in the Pythagorean School ... just such an akoustikoi! If so, I sure wish I could recall some of the realizations I might have had ...
Somewhere I have a couple of books on Krotona. If I get around to reading them I'll post my experiences on Interfaith somewhere.