Some Demotivators That Deal With Failure (7 Pics)


Humans feel joy watching other humans fail. The word for this is Schadenfreude. Although this German word hasn’t been widely used for very long, the concept goes back many years. Epichairekakia is a Greek word from the 18th century that basically means the same thing. A similar concept also came from Ancient Rome when the death of a gladiator was merely to please spectators.  I guess we’ve evolved a bit since then.  In another 1000 years we’ll look back and say “whoa, we used to kick each other in the nuts and laugh – how barbaric.”

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