‘Humor was another of the soul’s weapons in the fight for self-preservation’

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Humor was another of the soul’s weapons in the fight for self-preservation. It is well known that humor, more than anything else in the human make-up, can afford an aloofness and an ability to rise above any situation, even if only for a few seconds.

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

As Trevor Noah puts it, “Laughter doesn’t need thought.” It is intuited.

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