WHEN IS IT TIME TO QUIT? DIRTY JOKES AHEAD, YOU MIGHT WANT TO QUIT READING RIGHT NOW.
When to quit was the question asked in yesterday’s Daily Post Challenge. Midway through my answer, I decided it was time to quit and so went to bed still challenged. This morning there was blogger Mirth and Meditation who had turned the challenge into a laugh-a-thon. Warniing, some jokes will offend some and some will offend others, so quit reading now if you are easily offended. As for me, I am saving this to dip into when I need a good laugh. Remember part of being a WOO is not just being a WISE OLD ONE, but also Wacky and Wicked, but never wickedly cruel.
Here is the link: Mirth and Motivation
Read it through to the end because for some thoughts about what matters.
I think my favorite at least for the truth it holds was George Carlin’s: “Ever notice how everyone who drives slower than you is an idiot, while everyone who drives faster than you is a maniac.”
STAYING STRONG TIP: What you can’t laugh at when most others are laughing is a warning. You are taking something too seriously. Fanatical Muslims out to kill cartoonists illustrate what I mean. Often what offends us in some jokes is that little kernel of truth we don’t like seeing.
Now that doesn’t mean, I don’t find some jokes disgusting or offensive, HOWEVER, taking those jokes too seriously tells me a great deal about me and something about the teller.
My one concession to that rule is I don’t tell ethnic jokes but Martian jokes. I figure if it applies to a Martian it applies to all human kind, other wise it is a prejudiced joke, but still not worth killing someone over. Nor should it be seen as a stick to drive a politician out of office, best just to say, “Didn’t find that one funny” and go on with your life.
Share, care, and go strong.