--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Patrick Gillam" 
> <jpgillam@> wrote:
> > ---authfriend wrote:
> > > 
> > > Does this strike anybody as just a wee bit racist?
> > 
> > Probably. But I consider all such criticisms of humor 
> > to be category errors. In my world, humor cannot be 
> > racist, insensitive, unjustified or subject to any 
> > descriptors other than "funny" or "not funny." 
> > 
> > All humor derives from something being wrong or 
> > out of the ordinary. To condemn it for being *too* 
> > wrong or *too* out of the ordinary seems to miss the 
> > point. To me, it's either amusing or not.
> > 
> > The greatest condemnation I can apply to a joke is 
> > not to be amused.
> Well said.
> Humor is exempt.  It has immunity, and is beyond
> the jurisdiction of political correctness.

And if a TMer suggests that not all humor has immunity,
it's a self-importance thang, you see.

(Note that Barry has already broken his vow to ignore

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