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How long before laughter is grounds for cancellation?

24 May 2024

9:33 AM

24 May 2024

9:33 AM

Jerry Seinfeld is not just a practitioner of comedy, he’s become a philosopher of the profession and he’s arguing that Wokeism is ruining the humour business, with racial stereotypes, gender fluidity, Islam criticism, and domestic violence now all taboo, to name just a few topics.

The strength of comedy is to point out underlying truths, to expose pride, to say aloud what everyone thinks but is too frightened to voice, or to help us clarify our fuzzy thoughts.

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