The psychology of sick humour

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    FORMER_FYRDMAN LE Book Reviewer

    Came across this piece on the BBC website.

    BBC News - Why do people tell sick jokes about tragedies?

    According to Freud, most of us round here have egos which are demonstrating that they can't be affected by the traumas of the external world. A couple of the posters at the bottom should probably steer clear of the NAAFI.
  2. I love the way it does a bit of advertising for sickapedia, whats the betting its viewing went shooting up as people read every joke they could find thanks to the BBC.
  3. Blimey, Freud would have a field day with most of the posts on this site and he would have enough material for a whole library, let alone another book.
  4. Freud's thesis was mailny sexual libido, ego and death. That we all have penis envy and want to have sex with our mothers (Bollocks!), but that's want he wrote. Making sick jokes can be based on nerves and personal traits based on factors and influences the way you lived your life. It dosen't make you a sadistic, unless being viewed by PC leftie, were we're all evil