Sarcasm Is the Lowest Form of Wit?

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Sarcasm has been said to be the lowest form of wit because it is often nasty, belittling and ridiculing. Ironically, sarcasm requires the highest brain functions. To understand sarcasm one must understand other people's emotions and state of mind.
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Some people attribute this quote to Oscar Wilde, although he never wrote it down, nor is there written evidence that he said it.
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Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit since its aim is to belittle or hurt someone, and to laugh at their expense; we associate the word "cutting" with it. On the other hand
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Oh, SURE, Like you don't already know! AS IF, you think WE are the professors or something. A few reasons: !. it is not designed to make the person to whom it is directed laugh, but
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