Understanding New Things
In order to really understand water, you have to be immersed.
Photo credit: Pierre Winter
What other way is there? Reading a swimmer’s first-hand description? A scientist’s definition? Watching film of the ocean? All of us know this wouldn’t quite do.
Putting yourself right in the middle of something new is the best way to understand it. Understanding will not happen without effort and action.
Stop reading more articles. It’s not the same.
If you aren’t willing to immerse, you are missing out. You’re missing the nuances. You’re missing some of the meaning (if not most of it).