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  1. The Importance of Not Being earnestVažno Je Ne Biti Iskren.Stephen Kekoa Miller - 2019 - Metodicki Ogledi 25 (2):31-48.
    Plato claims that “philosophy begins in wonder”. To genuinely question the unquestioned opens a hole in the floor of certainty. This feeling is the prerequisite to true philosophical thinking. However, paradoxically, it is often the absence of irreverence that prevents true awe. In order to provoke moral seriousness in students, it is common to inadvertently “flatten” the moral world by injecting seriousness into everything; however, when everything is serious, nothing is serious. This paper explores the role of conceptual and tonal (...)
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  • Holocaust Laughter and Edgar Hilsenrath’s The Nazi and the Barber : Towards a Critical Pedagogy of Laughter and Humor in Holocaust Education.Michalinos Zembylas - 2018 - Studies in Philosophy and Education 37 (3):301-313.
    This article tries to defend the position that Holocaust Education can be enriched by appreciating laughter and humor as critical and transformative forces that not only challenge dominant discourses about the Holocaust and its representational limits, but also reclaim humanity, ethics, and difference from new angles and juxtapositions. Edgar Hilsenrath’s novel The Nazi and the Barber is discussed here as an example of literature that departs from representations of Holocaust as celebration of resilience and survival, portraying a world in which (...)
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  • Holiness and Humour.Anita Houck - 2016 - Hts Theological Studies 72 (4):1-8.
    Although Christian spirituality includes a long tradition of suspicion of humour, humour can express and further holiness in several ways. Humour serves holiness in religious satire; it can also communicate the self-transcendent perspective of holy women and men. Humour and holiness can also illuminate each other because both are inherently relational. Christian holiness consists primarily in right relationship to the Holy One and, thus, to others. Humour's complex relational nature is examined with the help of Ted Cohen's analysis of joke-telling (...)
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