What Is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is often seen as something that stimulates the brain and can elicit feelings of happiness and pleasure. However, entertainment can also evoke a wide range of emotional responses – including rage, jealousy and fear. This is because it often hits on the themes that the human mind was shaped to deeply react to in order to function within social worlds.

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