What is Entertaiment?



An agreeable occupation for the mind; a diversion; amusement: Solving a crossword puzzle provides entertainment to many.

Creative entertainment often pushes the limits of what has been done before. It aims to enrich the audience’s experience by taking them on an emotional journey-be it wonder, sorrow, or excitement. It can also challenge the intellect by presenting alternative viewpoints or requiring problem-solving and strategic thinking. It requires an elevated level of artistic skill, attention to detail and a high standard of production.

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Entertaiment can provide relaxation and joy, uplift the mood, reduce cortisol levels, and enhance well-being. However, some forms of entertainment can be harmful, exploitative or discriminatory. They can also be misleading or untrue, and may not serve our societal needs.

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