Monday, July 10, 2017

This, obviously, points out the major underpinning of culture regarding humor: Humor Neutrality is a measured response to the perception of freedom.

From "Humor Neutral: Post-Modernism, the Prisoner and the Construct of Culture":

The prevailing culture alone can determine when the Funny is Not Funny. Note that this, by necessity, is fluid: the determination of Not Funny must respond to events, and the response of responses to events...

While some may be led to expect that this would make the inverse true -- that is, the Unfunny is now Funny -- that is not necessarily the case: the rehabilitation by society of the Unfunny is used sparingly, to negate the use of humor as a deconstructive tool in the wrong hands...

Let us again return to the Prisoner: is the prisoner allowed to rehabilitate Freedom to the state of imposed confinement? The answer can only be 'Yes' if the culture determines that 'No' is a threatening response...

This, obviously, points out the major underpinning of culture regarding humor: Humor Neutrality is a measured response to the perception of freedom. To laugh is to be free -- but to be free is to allow oppression -- especially against the perceived transgressive...



I am Laslo.


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