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What's The Deal With Humor?

Humor is the freedom of mind and soul.  It is a purifying force, like fire in all respects: destroying what it consumes and leaving behind only what is pure. The pure soul is the one that has the ability to be humorous. It can see all things for what they are and can express itself in a way that will make others laugh at their own ignorance. These people are rare, but they do exist. Humor is also a quality of the soul that has been purified by suffering. In order to be funny, one must have a sense of humor. However, not everyone has a sense of humor or can appreciate it. This requires a sense of tragedy, a sense of the absurd, and a keen understanding of human nature. Humor requires learning to understand other people's minds and how they work. It means understanding their prejudices and biases. It also requires a sense of how other people see the world so that you can make them think one thing when they are expecting another. Humor also requires an ability to laugh at oneself. Hum