How did this captain know, from fifty feet away, what the father couldn’t recognize from just ten? Drowning is not the violent, splashing, call for help that most people expect. The captain was trained to recognize drowning by experts and years of experience.
Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning – I saw this article pass through my radar on Twitter the other day, but just now clicked through from Facebook (ht: TheBrandBuilder). Well-written, on point to me for describing something we all THINK we know but in reality WE ARE CLUELESS. And I wonder: how many other scenarios pass in life where we think we are on top of things but are actually ignorant idiots for not wanting to learn more?