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Laughing at dictatorship

“A dictator can be hated, despised, or feared,” … “The only thing he cannot survive is being laughed at.”

Hello there – a bonus post for an article which made me smile.  It also reminded me that I don’t follow the state of the world as well as I might – not if it takes an air-drop of teddy bears to get my attention !

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Seriously, this is indeed a serious subject, and laughter is a serious weapon.  How did Great Britain keep the fascists out in the 1930’s?  By laughing at them in the press via cartoons of goose-stepping jack-booted twits.  Maybe more laughter is exactly what we need!

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About Catherine Kennedy

Second year undergrad (super-mature) at Sheffield Uni doing single honours Religion, Theology, and the Bible. (Formerly TEFL teacher in France)

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This entry was posted on 10/07/2012 by in Fun and tagged , , .