Humour is the last refuge of freedom of expression in an increasingly censorial and litigious world. And the double whammy of an image with pithy text is one of the most effective ways of speaking one’s mind safely. Cartoonists are our court jesters, the least likely to get in trouble for their sarcasm and satire.
THE ART OF POLITICAL CARTOONS
“Outside of general intelligence, there is nothing more important to a political cartoonist than ill will.”
HOW HUMOUR CAN CHANGE OUR MIND
Argument builds walls around beliefs and biases, but humour sneaks in the back gate.
SOME CAN’T TAKE A JOKE AND SOME CAN
Lawyers have no sense of humour, but clearly Jane Goodall does.