The rest of the audience will laugh because while insulting the audience is a violation of presentational norms, they themselves are not being embarrassed as a result of this violation and therefore find it benign. The audience member who is being insulted will in most cases find offense with the comedian because the situation could lead to his
Additionally, I realized that I was not being honest with some of my friends. For example, I have this one friend who uses me and is rude towards me, but I just let it happen. I recognized that I need to have an honest talk with her about what is frustrating me and how we can improve the situation. Even though I was not able to fully discuss this with her this week, I am going to continue to think about ways I can honest with her, and find a way to discuss our problems in the
When this is explained so clearly is sounds kind of silly and almost childish, but I was surprised to realize how often I do this (usually without even noticing it), and how most people I know do the same thing. I think it’s a pretty natural reaction to try to make a person feel good about him/herself in any circumstance, even if it means employing some
I think that even as a young child I connected with people that made me feel welcome, I’ve found most people feel the same way but I think that a smile is globally known as a welcoming expression. I loved being the one to make someone smile. Being funny is important to me because it makes someone smile and laughs. Each person has an individual laugh, I feel like every time I make someone laugh I put a piece of their laugh into a jar and whenever I am sad I can pick one and smile, remembering every time I was happy. When I was little, like every other child I cried sometimes but one thing that never failed to make me smile was a cheesy joke.
Anything I say would make me completely and utterly bizarre. What if she decides she doesn't want me as a friend anymore? These entire questions are gathering up inside my mind waiting to set free and explode my brain. I'm lost in my own body and can't free myself.