Before we enter into, not contemplation, but meditation, I don’t want you to be serious. I am so against seriousness – it is a spiritual sickness. Laughter is spiritual health. And laughter is very unburdening. While you laugh, you can put your mind aside very easily. For a man who cannot laugh the doors of the Buddha are closed. To me, laughter is one of the greatest values. No religion has ever thought about it. They have always been insisting on seriousness, and because of their insistence the whole world is psychologically sick.
Gorgeous Gloria goes into a bank and asks the clerk for change of a one hundred dollar bill. She hands over the note but the clerk takes one look at it and says, “I’m sorry, Miss, but this one hundred dollar bill is a fake.” “Oh my God!” cries Gloria, “I’ve been raped.”