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Having spent the last 200,000 years trying to eliminate danger and fear from our lives, human beings recently decided that an existence without the chemical highs and lows experienced during peril was boring.
Being smart, we harnessed technology to provoke extremes of emotion within safe environments. We call it entertainment, and is essentially a stimulant to sensation without consequences.
It’s great, and we are very clever.