Entertaiment is a broad concept that encompasses many activities, from recreational sports and games to the arts, films, and music. It is a significant industry that provides livelihoods to a large number of people. It is often characterized by its audience-centric nature and the emotional response it evokes. It can provide a form of escapism or offer catharsis, depending on one’s mood. It can also serve as a tool to keep the mind active and engaged, such as through reading a book or solving a puzzle or playing video games that require strategic thinking.
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