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Is sense of humour an inborn quality or can it be cultivated?

Asked by sumitha, 15 May '09 05:03 pm
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Although , it\'s very much a matter of inborn temperament, it can also be cultivated like any other habit. It all depends on us whether we extract joy or sorrow from a particular situation. There are always two sides to any situation. We can develop the attitude of looking at the bright side of things instead of the dark one if we practice continuously.
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 15 May '09 05:08 pm

 
  
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To me it seems to be inborn........!!!!!!!

But it also can be cultivated ................with good company......!!!!

The more I spread humor ................the more people will try their own....:-)))
Answered by anantharaman, 18 May '09 10:42 pm

 
  
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For many it comes naturally and thus is an inborn quality, borne out of the way their nature is, their reaction to situations around them, their temperament and the personal that the person is. There is no effort to be one with that inalienable or inherent trait.

Some learn from life. In this world every one is a product of the unique environment that he or she may have been. When they learn to cope up with the multifarious aspects of one\'s life, many would learn to take in their stride and settle down with these things and thus change their outlook towards the outside world. They would learn, imbibe and co-opt to be more amiable in their disposition, develop the capability to see the lighter side of everything and thus open up their mind to understand it and realise that having a sense of humour inculcated in one\'s personality is after all not a bad thing. Thus it can be cultivated too.

At the same time, some people with that inborn sense of humour may loose all that, in extra ...more
Answered by Omega, 15 May '09 07:34 pm

 
  
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It is true that we all are born with some inborn qualities; these qualities we inherited from our progenitors who brought us forth into this world. Thereafter we groom ourselves and develop these inherited qualities. It happens in case of sense of humor as well.
Answered by Jack Johnson, 18 May '09 06:47 pm

 
  
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One finds sense of humour in those who have had to go thru life\'s struggles. If you read the life history of authors who write on humour you will find their life is filled with tragedies. Obviously it is cultivated too.
Answered by gem mina, 18 May '09 09:09 am

 
  
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There is no particular rule for anything in this world. This applies to humor too. The life experiences is enough to make some one humorous or serious. I think when human take birth, he/she comes with every quality. Its his fate, circumstances or ability to develop those skills. :)
Answered by peekay first, 17 May '09 06:35 pm

 
  
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Dear Sumitha,
There has been rare instances of sense of humor present in a child. I really can\'t remember a child prodigy with sense of humor. Over the years, as a child gets experience and knowledge, and comes in an age group of like minded people, where jokes amd intermingle instances are common, takes up humor, laugh, cry, anger, sombre instances verymuch spontaneously. And a very few in those look like a humor spontaneity. Witty and quick response though makes a stage by that time. By the time, some of them reach a stage to understand sense of humor, this quality is all ready understood as a class and act. Meaning it is very much a cultivated art than spontaneous reactions. And over the time, one is a pro in humor format.
Previously, a Sekhar Suman was on Zee and Star Plus for \" sense of humor \" platform but suddenly a spate of witty and humurous platform arose sufficing that it could be cultivated by some appearance (an act ) and dialouge ( script ) management .
I can sa ...more
Answered by prabhat kumar kumar, 16 May '09 04:49 pm

 
  
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Most of the time it is in born only
Answered by babu rao, 15 May '09 05:41 pm

 
  
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It has to be cultivated, but some people might have a funnier bone.
Answered by syed ilyas, 15 May '09 05:05 pm

 
  
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Little bit for almost every body but a few are famous by inborn quality.
Answered by prabirb, 15 May '09 05:05 pm

 
  
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