“Laughter in humans signals enjoyment, and laughter that accompanies immoral and hurtful actions signal powerfully that the perpetrator enjoys their wrongdoing. Because evil laughter is a signal, it needs to be conspicuous and unambiguous,” he said.
Jafar, the evil sorcerer in “Aladdin,” doesn’t just chuckle. His cackles express the glee he feels for the misery he causes.
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