The Secret Result of Discovery: Joy

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The Secret Result Of Discovery: Joy

Discovery is a lot more than revealing the existent. It is the need to be persistent while uncovering the unknown .The feeling of the urgency and excitement of discovering while observing either learning ,perusing oneself or even such thing as discovering a penny. Dillard discusses the experience of discovery in the following article about the joy of a penny: “Seeing” (From Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Harper Perennial, 1974). She mentions about her impulsive curiosity in hiding pennies for people to find. Dillard acknowledges that people who are cultivated in a healthy poverty and something as simple as a penny is a possible award that can brighten their day. Her courage is revealed in her daring openness by which she recognizes the Divine. To observe and discover closely is to reward oneself with joy. Discovery is a kind of process that is revealed by observation. Dillard discusses the perseverance and the observation lead to discovery: “I was greatly exited, during all this arrow-drawing, at the thought of the first lucky passenger-by who would receive in this way, regardless the merit, a free gift from the universe” (1). Dillard was delighted of the joy she could bring to the person who decided to observe and discover the penny. Bringing Joy to someone doesn’t have to cost anything, but it does take effort. Many people don’t realize that they have the ability to open up the enjoyment of capturing every positive nuance of the Earth. It is impossible in some discoveries if one doubts everything seen, felt, and known to them. It’s like living in a haunted room all of life, voices chanting who or what to believe. This is why so many people have held beliefs about sight to ground themselves in reality; they have taught themselves on how to see in order to make understanding of the surroundings. This understanding grants happiness in discoveries, therefore even closer observation grants pure. Sight depends on what people...
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