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Have you ever thought about being serious as a joyful thing In The Joy of Being Serious by Mark Van Doren he convinces us just that It was such an exciting piece to read because the author teaches us about being happy and being serious school teachers education and many other important things we need I love how he mentions these other things we have in our life that make us feel serious and make us feel happy this is his main emphasis I feel that the author has a very good point of what he is teaching in his essay However I feel he drags out his point a little too long and likes to take his time Nevertheless I do agree with the majority of his essay Here is whyI feel that what he said about education giving you knowledge is very true You have to make the difference We read in Van Dorens essay about education being our greatest joy As I thought about this it did not sound right I then thought more and more and I realized that education is not always meaning school The definition of education is the practice of teaching and learning You do both these things at school as well as home church your job community etc Through education you will find happiness education is the way to happinessAs Mark Van Doren said Thinking is difficult and even dangerous I feel this quote had a little humor to it Thinking can be very difficult at times but you have to stick with it and stay busy When I think of the word danger I often think of action Who does not like a little action here and there Yes thinking is difficult but it is good to go out there and try it It is an adventure
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