The Effects Of Laughter On The Society Essay

1505 Words Apr 22nd, 2016 null Page
People laugh at the biggest variety of things. Ranging from puppies, to a funny interview seen on YouTube, to a montage of people hurting themselves for laughter, we can laugh due to almost anything. Lately in pop culture, there has been a lot of backlash towards the source of laughter. In movies, we see girls laughing when they make fun of another person, we see boys laughing when they pull a harmful prank on another guy, and people are generally laughing at other (s) misfortunes. Laughter as an entire concept has been blamed on this, but it seems more plausible that the source of laughter comes from the person laughing and what makes them the person they are, not from the theory of laughter itself.
Back home in Juneau, AK I have a group of eleven friends. All of us have gone to school together since we were in middle school, and some of us even in elementary school were friends. We figured out that within our group of eleven people, there were about 30 different subgroups of pairs or triples of friends who stuck closer together. Just I alone was a part of at least five different subgroups. Each little subgroup had their own norms, their own inside jokes and common interests. I spent a lot of time with my friend Erika, partly from convenience (we were both available at the same time and lived the closest to each other) but also she has been one of my best friends since we were kids. She is one of my biggest sources of laughter. . She tends to always know how to loosen me…

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