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[29] Similarly, since amusement, every kind of relaxation, and laughter are pleasant, ridiculous things—men, words, or deeds—must also be pleasant.
The ridiculous has been discussed separately in the Poetics.1 Let this suffice for things that are pleasant; those that are painful will be obvious from the contraries of these.

1 Only the definition appears in the existing text; “The ridiculous is an error, painless and non-destructive ugliness (Aristot. Poet. 5).”

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