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Is it healthy to deal with bad news through humor?


Is it healthy to deal with bad news through humor?

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Visitor Comments: 15

(15) Laercio Motoryn, December 31, 2015 3:52 PM

It 's a pity that exist doctors like this one.

This MD has no idea how unconscious he is his about emotions,about feelings.He absolutely does not see the other one, the patient .He just knows what he learned and does not know how to apply this in a patient doctor relationship

(14) Anonymous, November 11, 2014 9:34 PM

Agree with eva (9)

I don't think this is terribly funny, either. Yes, I get it. Rudeness is pervasive and accepted in entertainment, and like too much of our culture, found its way from the screen in our living room into our lives. The seal of approval given by smart alecs who write comedy. Especially as an observnat Jew, I can't agree that being funny, even wildly funny trumps being humane, and civil, and careful of others' feelings. Suffering is not an excuse for causing pain. Certainly not in adults. Even immature adults.

(13) Raymond Bastarache, May 2, 2012 12:06 PM

Bad news with humor

...nor foolish talking nor jesting which are not covenient: but the rather giving of thanks. Instead, remind each other of G-d's goodness .

(12) Anonymous, August 29, 2011 7:59 PM

Went a little too far for real life

If this video is suppose to represent a real life situation then it went too far, Even when we are hurting it is not ok to make others feel bad with humor. Although, I have to say I am a big fan of Adam Sandler.

(11) Simon, August 22, 2011 1:32 PM

Two faith doctors l will always remember;Joshua & Caleb

True there were Giants in the Promise Land but there was one greater who had conquered a bigger Giant throughout the trip so far. The mighty God who watches over us when we make a fool of ourselves like the advisers of biblical Job. One day l looked worried that my father could be suffering from a kidney problem, l worried for him but he was less concerned reminding me that l had prayed about it so God will sort him out; one can take this as humor at first until you see the result it turned out he was ok l guess his faith made him whole. Joshua and Caleb had the Spirit of God leading them, the men w need in our midst today to remind us that all things are possible in faith, yes it looks horrible but there is a glitter of hope let us pursue it.

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