We humans are driven by art, music and philosophy to think about our current condition. Satire is part of this. The absurdity of our existence is reflected in the musings of Derek and Clive.
The only thing that really works is science. Not much inherent humour there though just hard work.
I find any organised religion a pathetic cop out to our real job i.e. to understand ourselves and the rest of the Universe.
We are all groping in the dark for understanding and meaning to our lives. Peter Cook was one of many beacons that shone some light in my youth.
Life is a sexually transmitted terminal disease or a journey to be enjoyed not endured. Remember it is NOT the destination. We all know what that is! Bert