Today is a two-fer because of a conversation I had with a particularly irritating person yesterday who in essence told me that I was stupid for expressing a humorous (at least to me) opinion on free speech. I’m guessing he’s not a Scottsdale Leadership civil dialog distinguished graduate. Or maybe he is.
Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
Agnes Repplier, American essayist and author of In Pursuit of Laughter (1936), a historical study of types of humor.
Every uneducated person is a caricature of himself.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel, ethicist and leader of the German Romantacism movement.