Hu­mor (meta)

TagLast edit: 23 Aug 2023 19:30 UTC by Yoav Ravid

Meta-Humor is the analysis of what makes things funny, and the roles humor plays in sociology and cognition.

For posts that are themselves humor, see humor.

False Laughter

Eliezer Yudkowsky22 Dec 2007 6:03 UTC
42 points
65 comments3 min readLW link

A The­ory of Laughter

Steven Byrnes23 Aug 2023 15:05 UTC
94 points
13 comments22 min readLW link

Hu­mor isn’t norm evasion

KatjaGrace12 Aug 2010 17:21 UTC
4 points
0 comments3 min readLW link

The Orange Head Joke

Anatoly_Vorobey25 Jan 2011 20:33 UTC
30 points
96 comments2 min readLW link

A The­ory of Laugh­ter—Fol­low-Up

Steven Byrnes14 Sep 2023 15:35 UTC
33 points
3 comments8 min readLW link

An out­line of an ironic LessWrong post

Yitz25 Mar 2022 22:51 UTC
−8 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

ChatGPT tells sto­ries about XP-708-DQ, Eliezer, drag­ons, dark sor­cer­esses, and un­al­igned robots be­com­ing aligned

Bill Benzon8 Jan 2023 23:21 UTC
6 points
2 comments18 min readLW link

On Humor

Chris Land18 Sep 2021 21:40 UTC
6 points
2 comments4 min readLW link
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