Laughter is an affect that arises if a tense expectation is transformed into nothing. - Immanuel Kant (Critique of Judgment Quotes)

Laughter is an affect that arises if a tense expectation is transformed into nothing.[Das Lachen ist ein Affect aus der plötzlichen Verwandlung einer gespannten Erwartung in nichts.]

Source:Part I. Critique of Aesthetic Judgement, First Section. Analytic of Aesthetic Judgement, Second Book. Analytic of the Sublime
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