According to retired Psychologist Bruce Kugler, PhD: “It’s a sense of relief some people get to see other’s hurt, or the next step is to hurt them. Slap stick humor works because there’s enough people who find it funny by identifying with the one doing the hurting. Good, bad are moral distinctions; finding humor in other’s suffering is a psychological question going to their motivation, why they find it funny.”
31. My dad says, “Google is doing this stupid thing where the blur the top left part of the results. Facebook is doing it too actually.” He melted the top left corner of his screen.
32. Colleague definitely drew the short straw on email naming conventions!
33. He found the Sugar Puffs
34. Ramen: Microwave for 4 minutes on high power. Follow me for more great recipes!
35. That Will Do It.
36. My Friend Was Supposed To Take The SAT Today
Susan Sontag said in Regarding The Pain of Others: “It is felt that there is something morally wrong with the abstract of reality offered by photography; that one has no right to experience the suffering of others at a distance, denuded of its raw power; that we pay too high a human (or moral) price for those hitherto admired qualities of vision – the standing back from the aggressiveness of the world which frees us for observation and for elective attention.”
That’s right. Looking at photos is fun because we’re one step removed from the actual pain of the world. On the other hand, if I saw someone do this in real life, I’d laugh in their face. Maybe I’m cruel…