Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Why Are The Funniest People The Most Depressed?

“Humor is a common defense mechanism. Some funny people like to make themselves and others laugh because it keeps them from crying. It distracts people from the real issues and pokes fun at things to minimize the impact. Albeit temporarily.”

 
 
 
Thanks to Mikeyboy for sending me this. Grumpy Cat inspires us all in one way or another.
 

9 comments:

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Humour is a survival mechanism for minorities too. That's why some of the best comics have a background where there's been lots of oppression or discrimination.

Kal said...

comedy = childhood angst

Dr. Theda said...

I often use humor to hide our "hurt"... Sometimes it does work...

Kal said...

My humor has always covered my profound disappointed with the world.

Mikeyboy said...

Did you get my e mails Kal?

Kal said...

Did you send it to my yahoo account or hotmail? I will check my yahoo.

Mikeyboy said...

I think she is a beautiful kitty

Kal said...

I do too. I have a picture of her as a kitten that I will post in a few days.

Super-Duper ToyBox said...

funny!