Laughter has optimism embedded in it. It allows us to see that, while we are all human and we fail, we can change
Because we live in such very dark times, I’ve been thinking about laughter and art.
If you feel as I do, some days you’ll see no hope for humanity. We’ve destroyed much of the planet already and seem hellbent on continuing that destruction. People all over the world suffer unspeakable violence and deprivation. We in affluent countries seem unwilling to share our wealth with others, and we spend our time and money on pursuits that wreak ever more environmental destruction.