reply to post by Screwed
Thanks for the post screwed, I adore Carlin. Wish we had him & Lennon and a few others still around.
This is copied/pasted from my own comments on the thread titled, "Just Laugh at it all", www.abovetopsecret.com...
works just as well here.
"As much as I value music for saving my life several times, I value great comedy even more than great music. I think great comedians (as artists
committed to the great work) perform possibly the fastest psychological "evolutionary work" on humanity available today (aside possibly from this
I really believe a good/great sense of humor is KEY to successful survival as a complete being in this realm.
I prefer to think of this function to laugh in crisis situations as a human survival mechanism that we normally do not have much control over. Being
able to laugh at the tragedy somehow has helped me to at least get passed the initial shock (circa 95', other shocks of course followed) of what
was/is going on.
IMHO, Laughter possibly = love for yourself or humanity, because in laughter, we easily IDENTIFY with our fellow beings."
edit on 8-10-2012 by Pagedisciple because: to give thanks to the op for posting the video