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  • We live in an ironic society where even play is turned into work. But the highest existence is not work; the highest level of existence is play.

    Play   Ironic   Levels  
  • What is particularly intriguing, in fact, is that whereas many peoples tend to locate this experience (of the sacred) in certain unusual, if not 'supernatural' moments and circumstances . . . the Oriental focus is upon mystery in the most obvious, ordinary, mundane-the most natural-situations of life.

    Life   Focus   Ordinary  
  • Children have a remarkable talent for not taking the adult world with the kind of respect we are so confident it ought to be given. To the irritation of authority figures of all sorts, children expend considerable energy in "clowning around." They refuse to appreciate the gravity of our monumental concerns, while we forget that if we were to become more like children our concerns might not be so monumental.

    Conrad Hyers (2003). “The Comic Vision and the Christian Faith: A Celebration of Life and Laughter”, p.79, Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Humor is not the opposite of seriousness. Humor is the opposite of despair.

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