Very nice to hear from you, New, and I’m not pissed, but there is another point of view on satire, that it doesn’t have to be funny, haha, but outrageous in pushing the limits:

“Satire is, by definition, offensive. It is meant to make us feel uncomfortable. It is meant to make us scratch our heads, think, do a double-take, and then think again.” — Maajid Nawaz (British activist and author)

Perhaps the most famous piece of satire ever written was Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal.” Nothing funny about it but it moved a nation to consider the fate of the poor and social responsibility in London in the late 1700's.

I appreciate you reading and writing. Come again.

–AI

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