PSi Lexicon

Tag: ψυχαγωγία

entertainment

entertainment ψυχαγωγία psychē (soul) + agōgē (conduct, leading)  Etymologically speaking, ‘ψυχαγωγία’ stresses something that provides entertainment and simultaneously broadens one’s mind and cultivates one’s soul. It instructs, amuses, nurtures skills and knowledge -all at once. ‘Διασκέδαση’ has a root that implies dispersion, a scattering of attention so as to relax the mind, while ‘ψυχαγωγία’ has […]