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Vincent, this is the promised article, just a translation. Further info about
the analyse I have not.
The connection between watching entertainmentprograms and the cultivation
of uncertainty- feelings, is mush clearer than previously supposed.
This is the conclusion of an investigation done by VUB- docent M. Hooghe.
Suprisingly is that not so mush the newsprograms are the cause for those
" We could conclude that watching easy entertainment programs for a long
time, points to a tendency to seclude oneself from the ( hostile and dange-
rous) outside world, and thus to search for an easy form of relaxation/ diver-
The outside world is perceived ( more and more) as a strange and threatening
environment, which must be avoided. According to Hooghe has the tendency
to put everything under a jolly/ pleasant/ funny/ amusing spell important
political and cultural consequenties.
What for me raises the question, to what programs were the Dutch watching
for the last ten years that a guy like Fortuyn could get so mush support !?
And by the way, Vincent, to some people, the media is one of the causes
he was mudered. The media made of Fortuyn someone he really wasn 't....
Hope you enjoy this,
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