Monday, November 03, 2014


The Oxford English Dictionary defines "research" as being, "The act of searching carefully for... a specified thing or person..., systematic investigation or inquiry..." Another way to put it is in this insightful observation by Zora Neale Hurston, "Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose."

So research can take time, time to poke around, to look carefully. Give yourself time to work through the sources, the answers may well be in there if you look closely and patiently...

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