Sunday, October 01, 2023

The need for mystery is greater than the need for an answer

 The need for mystery is greater than the need for an answer.

— Ken Kesey, born in 1935

Seahorse Love Works in Mysterious Ways Nautlius 

People spend big sums of money to stay at hotels with epic swimming poolsor to build their own at home. 

But too many travelers forget that there are stunning places to swim that aren’t man-made at all. And no, we’re not just talking about oceans and lakes. 

Below, we’ve rounded up 17 natural swimming holes ― from hot springs to waterfalls. While this list is by no means comprehensive, we hope it will inspire some future travels and spark a desire to connect more with nature.

Natural Pools And Hot Springs To Inspire Your Next Vacation

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The Importance of Words

RIPS Law Librarian Blog – Jennifer E. Chapman: “I teach my students to expand their search vocabularies and think carefully about the search terms and phrases they use during the research process.

 It’s important that I also think carefully about the words I use when teaching and expand my teaching vocabulary…Since language is “the medium through which law does most of its work” and is integral to teaching and research, this experience made me think about the words I use to teach legal research.[1] I wondered how I can thoughtfully examine my language choices to ensure I’m effectively conveying information in ways students will comprehend and not alienating students by using terms and jargon without offering clear explanations. I also wondered how my own language choices could emphasize the need to expand search vocabularies.  

All of this is  important for teaching first-year law students, especially as we are faced with trying to teach them how to effectively and efficiently use new and quickly evolving technologies. These students are already cognitively overloaded from learning the “language of the law” in other classes and navigating the law school environment. They may also not feel comfortable asking for clarification…”