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Depends on how religious you are! Jokes apart, I feel being sarcastic is a sin since it shows contempt. Contempt is a feeling of hate & not love. God is love not hate. So sarcasm is a sin.
Being Sarcastic is a good way to make fun about yourself or others by not taking yourself too serious, without hurting anyone as long you keep it into context and everybody gets it.
On the other hand, I heard a few times ago that the word "Sin" on its true signification, means "defective", this being related to the function of our D.N.A ...
We know through science that our D.N.A isn't working in the full extend that it eventually would as less than 10% works actively and the rest is unconnected and considered Junk-D.N.A because no specific useful function can be allocated to them. So ... 10% working and the rest hanging around like puzzle peaces that only wait on it to be assembled ... that doesn't sound to me like a coincidence and would fit with the description of a "defective" state that it apparently seems to be in. Same analogy can be found with our brain; a very little percentage is used and the rest remains not accessed, in a similar amount than the D.N.A Percentage. So I personally don't believe that we're "Sinners" the way it has been taught to use for ages but is rather the incomplete state we're in for what reason ever ...
That would explain a lot and to see ourselves as "Sinners" the way we've been taught by some religions, would have to be strongly reconsidered and is then probably based on a wrong understanding of the word.
Plus, how could laughing about ourselves & others in a healthy, non-harming context be a sin in the classic popular meaning of the word?!
No its not a sin. Sarcastic people are sometimes doing it because they wanted to joke or its only a part of their sense of humor.
Sarcasm is a big part of the culture in the UK, it's just a different way to answer a question or make a comment and is usually pretty funny! No harm intended in most cases!
Sarcasm is a great way to make a point if used correctly but can also cause offense. But I do not think offending someone is a sin however unpleasant it may be.
So long as it doesn't hurt the one you are being sarcastic with, NO.
Sarcasm is a tool or a mode of communication.
Any tool can be misused or abused.
I would think that any tool that is used selfishly (for the aggrandizement of the self or ego) would be a sin. Any focus on the self (ego) is a "turning away from God."
I can't think of any examples, but Jesus may have used sarcasm on occasion. He certainly used irony when he talked of John the Baptist being a stumbling block.
I hope not! I am rather sarcastic but never to hurt anybody, I just enjoy a giggle
Some people use it to upset or anger the other person but I don't, so I think I'm safe
Some people really don't appreciate it however, apparently it is the lowest form of wit...but I'm good with that hehe. Then again i hear people say that they don't mind certain types of sarcasm but hate other types.
As others have said, it certainly seems a culture in the UK
yes, sarcasm is a sin. Because being sarcastic is not honest speech. People are sarcastic because they would rather hide their feelings on a topic by being sarcastic,then honestly say, "yes", "No", "I'm sorry", 'I'm not interested", "that was dumb", "I don't like that", "I don't like you", "I'm uncomfortable with ...."
Sarcasm is used also as a defense because you're insecure, or in a place where you honestly cannot reveal your emotional state- as in an abusive relationship, or in certain customer service dealings.
Well, Dictionary.com says sarcasm is, "harsh or bitter derision or irony; a sharply ironic taunt; sneering or cutting remark."
Jesus said in Luke 6:45 that what's in your heart comes out of your mouth.
Paul followed up that in Ephesians 5:29-32, "Let no unwholesome talk proceed from your mouths, but only such as is good for building up...Let all bitterness...wrath...anger...clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another..."
Logic seems to dictate that sarcasm is a sin.
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