Satire for the Common Good

We've recently had a discussion about whether satire can be helpful to deliberation. One way it can be helpful is by allowing people to laugh at themselves, and therefore get perspective. Here's Jon Stewart's satire on swine flu. And zombies. The Last 100 Days

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Cathleen Kaveny is the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor in the Theology Department and Law School at Boston College.

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