There are some very funny people hiding out there in the interweb …
The rapidity with which “memes” or jokes populate social media sites fascinates me. What makes the world pick up one thing and reproduce it a million times in an hour and ignore others? There is a PhD being written somewhere right now, no doubt. If there isn’t, I might write it myself.
My guess? It’s more than mere humour, or at the other end of the scale, outrage. It’s something to do with empathy – genuine empathy for the human condition, in all it’s multitudinous expressions, that leads us to pick up and send on an idea or a fleeting thought.
What’s the best that you’ve seen recently?