If it’s shocking, you’ll get people’s attention. But is this the best tactic? Find out!
Shock value is one of the easiest ways to draw an audience, but it’s also the most primitive type of humor.
Dirty Jokes or Clean Humor?
Shock value is simple. It doesn’t take a lot of skill to execute. Perhaps that’s why virtually anyone can tell a dirty joke and get a few laughs.
What the Bible Says about Shock Value Comedy
Many of today’s sitcoms, movies, talk shows, and youtube videos thrive on this type of humor. In Ephesians 5:4, Paul warns us against this type of attention. We are to do away with crude joking.
As parents, it’s our job to be aware of what our kids are watching and listening to. Let’s help our families find healthy alternatives with genuinely funny humor.
Image from Pixabay