Category: Laughter


Advice for a reader that cannot laugh

I live to laugh and laugh to live (Milton Berle, 1908 ~ 2002) A reader writes, “I read your article entitled ‘The Benefits of Laughter’ ( and while finding it most informative, I also felt as though it were rubbing...


The Many Benefits of Laughter

Angels fly because they take themselves lightly (G.K. Chesterton) Plato’s remark that “Even the gods love jokes.” must be correct, for the value of laughter is recorded in sacred scripture. For example, the Koran states that “He deserves Paradise who...