Understanding when something is actually a joke – is often done by verbal phrasing, pitch, tone, cadence and rhythm, along with facial features and body language,
badda bing, badda do, doobe do be do. nonsense syllables works
Even just keyphrases and titles – say Jabberwocky in a room and everyone goes to Alice and white rabbits, the original books or the Disneyfied version, or Tim Burton’s Versions
But there is also a level of a bigger than life tall tale, something doesn’t quite sound right or the claim is outrageous and the situation rare enough to not ever take it seriously.
When I was last on facebook, I had jokely commented that I thought it would be fun to be in a threeway with Bill and Hillary Clinton.
someone saw my post and let loose with a torrent of as many filthy words to call me as their moral supieriority as a whatever religion clogged their anus to spew such a litany of filth that I simply responded “It’s 7:30 in the morning and do you kiss your mother with that mouth?”
Anyway, at that point, the only thing to do is refill your coffee and know that everyone else is making popcorn, eh.
After a few more disgusting posts by him, each more lurid and salacious, dripping with acidic venom, he got blocked by our mutual friend. I had already blocked him, but was following the other people posting and telling him to get a grip.
Narcissists, Psychopaths And Manipulators Are Less Convincing Online Than In Person (links to Science 2.0 blogsite)
Enter the concept separation of Church and State is that the State no longer needs a church to prop it up, the secular laws of the land are just and justice, and people carry it out as their profession to carry it out and see it done, so that the citizens create a private sector not connected to the social or economic status that one is born to. One can be something other than the parents.
Freedom of religion is for participants to have it for themselves and not be inferred with at their homes or place of worship in community.
It is not an entitlement to push your religion into public law and enforce your religion’s values as public norms.
Freedom of religion, includes getting to choose which, if any, to belong to and includes not joining any and just making up your own, under the guise of spirituality, and if you get really good and poetic at it, you can start your own religion, because they are always revealed and not to be known.
L. Ron Hubbard created the last to start out as a serious attempt to invent a religion, Scientology.
Bobby Henderson created the first one of the internet age in a response to the Kansas City Schoolboard doing The Monkey Trial 2.0, and finally affirming that Creationism, Creation Science and Scientific Creationision are mere word play games and offer a nuance of no difference whatsoever, no matter how sciencey they make their words sound or how much workshopese fallacious nonsense the spew. the Flying Spaghetti Monster… it’s now an official legal religion in America, and driver license challenges are the new Burka.