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Re: The absence of laughter?

Suffering a sense of humour failure is Michael Schlesinger:

http://corner.nationalreview.com/post/?q=MjJlYTBhMzNjNGZhMzI3YjM1MjkyNDg4Y2QzNDJkZmY=

Re: The absence of laughter?

In Milan Kundera's book 'The Joke', the title apparently refers to an innocent joke made by the narrator, which is punished by many years' internal exile in Communist Czechoslovakia. Really, 'The Joke' refers to Communism itself. Powerful, oppressive and murderous as it was, Kundera sees Communism as a colossal, cruel practical joke played by a small elite on the rest of mankind. Eventually, people saw that this joke wasn't funny.

It's the same with the Global Warming tyranny.