Humor is indeed a science, and we can explain it scientifically. It’s been done. Just as narrative arcs are constrained by a grammar and semantics, so is humor – to particular rules. Outside of which humor fails. Unfortunately, like all narrative arcs, it’s class dependent.

You know, you can learn a lot playing verbal tennis with me. Most people do. Or… well, most people with more than room temperature IQ’s do…. Humor is an exceptional means of educating those lacking agency to pursue truth alone.