Humor and foolery

Journal of the American Medical Association

Medical News & Perspectives – April 1, 1998

In this  Is It Ig Nobler for Science to Suffer the Slings & Arrows
of Outrageous Foolery?

Twas the saying of an ancient sage, . . . that
humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of
humor. For a subject which would not bear raillery
was suspicious; and a jest which would not bear a
serious examination was certainly false wit.
–Anthony Cooper, Earle of Shaftesbury (1671-1713)

About amartingarcia

General surgeon (retired). Studied Western philosophy at U of Toronto. Afterwards interest turned to advaita vedanta and non-duality for past 20 yrs, plus a long interlude in Sufism coinciding with that period. Now contributing in ’Advaita Vision’ with regular posts and discussions.
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