What Is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is a word that is often used in movies and other media to refer to activities that cause the brain to realease seratonin and dopamine. These chemicals can give you a sense of happiness and make you feel good. Entertainment is often focused on themes like backstabbing, murders and other things in the social world that the human mind was shaped to react deeply to, since they are needed in order to function in society.

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