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Laughter

Monday, February 25, 2008

We all laugh. This hour of Radiolab asks why.

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Is Laughter just a Human Thing?

Aristotle thought that laughter is what separates us from the beasts, and that a baby does not have a SOUL, until the moment it laughs for the first time. Historian Barry Sanders, author of Sudden Glory, says that according to Aristotle, this moment of "human ensouling" is supposed to ...

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