everyone in the room would be thinking about their own ideas for who knows how long until someone finally says "it's awfully quiet in here", then a debate will erupt on the theories of silence and it's usefulness.
"How dreadful!" cried Lord Henry. "I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect." ~ Oscar Wilde - The picture of Dorian Gray