Homer described laughter as "the celestial joy of the gods after their daily banquet." Darwin said of laughter, "It seems primarily to be the expression of mere joy or happiness. We clearly see this in children at play who are almost incessantly laughing." More recently, Freud thought it's a "cathartic" response to emotional tension. Readers Digest had a column titled: Laughter Is the Best Medicine.
I don't think any of those definitions apply to Dr.…Continue