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A good sense of humor is one of the most important qualities of a person. Do you agree or disagree?

It is a well known fact that a good sense of humor is an ability. This ability exists in some people while lack in others. It's a controversial issue whether sense of humor is one of the most important human qualities or not. As far as I am concerned, a good sense of humor is vital and necessary for every person.

To begin with, a good sense of humor shows the person's capacity to understand facts or apprehend people’s reactions and thinking. As good apprehension skills are related to intellegence, a good sense of humor is the indicator of a person's intelligence. Latest scientific researchs have showed that intelligence of a person is directly proportional with the level of his/her sense of humor.

In addition, a person who has a good sense of humor is able to amuse and entertain other people. It is obvious that funny and entertaining people are appreciated and loved by almost everyone in the society more than others who don’t possess this ability. In every condition, they are given more value and are accepted by others in the society easier. Take my friend John as an example. He is an angry and not easy-going person but everybody loves him due to his ability to make them laugh.

Moreover, a person who doesn't have enough sense of humor will not able to understand the jokes and funny moments in a group of friends. Can you imagine someone who stays regardless while others are laughing? This would occur some serious problems such as being rejected from the group and seeming to be anti-social or considered to be antipathic. For instance, when I was a child I could not be able to understand the jokes of teenagers. Thus they had never accepted me to their group.

To sum up a good sense of humor is significantly one of the most important features of human. The reasons for my decision are stated above. There is an old saying: The one who cannot make laugh...
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