'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
Even this challenging situation would ease
Probably nature knows this and puts this as the spontaneous reaction in us.
I have a theory. Laughter is biologically a panic response. Why do you think you laugh when it tickles ? It always tickles in the most sensitive and the vital parts of the body due to soft flesh.
In the same way, when a comrade or a member of your own species fall, you respond to panic by laughter.
I'm not even kidding. Look at monkeys. They "smile" when they're tensed.
The stronger a light shines the darker are the shadows around it.
'Not to know is bad; not to wish to know is worse'- African Proverb
I have seen something more awkward. I have seen tight dress gets torn after falling/tripping (of a person), which causes extreme embarrassment on the road.
Caution: Explosive. Handle with care.
This is a bad gesture but yes, unfortunately it is there.
There are a very few people who instead of laughing come to the rescue of the trapped person and try to tell others that they should be careful in such places or situations so that it does not happen to anyone.
Knowledge is power.