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Subject:  Re: swanning the boards... Date:  5/31/2007  6:09 PM
Author:  joseph714 Number:  1478 of 5355

Ken / matt:

I 100% am in agreement with the notion that sarcasm has nothing at all to do with humor.

It has been mistaken by default in this culture as what humor is to be. & quite sadly so since it tends to almost always be at the expense of a persons inner dignity.

In all my years in the clinic as a cognitive behavioral scientist, iv'e watched this trend build.

In treatment, there has been some success in shifting this choice somewhat & almost to the person, I have been contacted years later in thankfulness that we worked at eliminating this form.

Dry wit that is understated, for me, has been a pretty fair vehicle of inclusive humor at nobodies expense.

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