- 1 Laughter Activism
- 2 Comedy - The Road Less Travelled
- 3 It has been calculated we need 12 hugs per day for normal growth (8 just for maintenance)
- 4 Video: Free Hugs Campaign
- 5 Swami Beyondananda is one activist making a career of this vocation ...But note there is a big difference between "being positive" & laughing - might seem a fine line but one can be a tool of oppression & the other a tool for liberation ..
- 6 Positivism as a Tool for Oppression
- 7 Laughing Buddhas
- 8 Healing Millions?
- 9 Video: DeLuxe Hugs
- 10 Orange & Green (memes) have it out with the Hugs Business
Comedy The Road Less Travelled is a documentary by American comedian, Michael Junior about his mission to take comedy to those who need it most. I am very proud to be associate with the company that produced this. Full details http://www.comedytheroadlesstraveled.com/
Video: Swami Beyondananda
Laughter is also the most 'acceptable' form of discharge in our society. So it can act as a catalyst for other forms to start. For eg. it is quite common to "laugh & cry at the same time" ... and usually it's the laughter that brings on the crying. Also, laughing can 'disguise' trembling, which is a deeper discharge of fear, and far less acceptable in our culture).
So, according to this theory, creating opportunities where people can laugh would be a most effective type of activism (for changing society by removing bits of irrationality: helping people's intelligence re-surface by encouraging deep & prolonged discharge, at any opportunity, in imaginative ways).
What if the most important radical change agents turn out to be comedy artists?
Wouldn't that be funny...