Tag: Schadenfreude

  • Evil Hank Hill

    Evil Hank Hill

  • What an idiot!

    What an idiot!

  • Amused Survivor Smile

    Amused Survivor Smile

    Another one with the classic tag.  

  • Schadenfreude


    Schadenfreude (German) is pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others. The word derives from Schaden (damage, harm) and Freude (joy). Can anybody think of an English word that describes this feeling? I love words borrowed from other languages when no English equivalent exists.  Another, friendlier example is the Buddhist concept of mudita, “sympathetic joy” or “happiness in another’s good fortune.”…