[ExI] Nature of Humor: Grinning and Laughing

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Wed Sep 17 02:05:00 UTC 2008

At 06:46 PM 9/16/2008 -0700, spike wrote:

>when something is
>funny, why do we stop laughing eventually?

The joke gets old.

>  When we are sad, why do we stop

We get over it.

Well, all right, no, but there are doubtless hormone/transmitter 
changes that saturate or the like.

As for Lee's question: like Spike, I'm always breaking myself up. 
Just as well, so few other people get my jokes.

Damien Broderick

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