When a Laugh Really Isn’t Funny

January 28. 2016 | by Brook Still | A-Ha! Moments, Featured Articles[ssba title="When a Laugh Really Isn’t Funny" url="https://creationcenter.org/when-a-laugh-really-isnt-funny/"]

I love a good laugh and being able to laugh at oneself is of utmost importance in getting through this whole life process without taking yourself too seriously.  There is however a major difference in laughing at yourself and using self-deprecating humor.  I have found that a lot of young people pick up this behavior as a way to maneuver through school and often they  wind up carrying it into adulthood causing great harm to themselves.  So sure, everyone is laughing at your jokes, however, you are using your words against you.  Though the adulation of making others laugh may feel great, inside you feel small and insignificant, and you end up programming your brain that you are those  things. This is some of the worst programming we can do on ourselves.  It usually starts with someone poking fun at us, then even stronger than that, full blown bullying starts with: look at so and so they’re ugly, stupid, fat, have nasty acne, and the list goes on and on.  If the bullying is really bad our defense mechanism may...

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