Podcast: The Product Of Escapism

By Justin Osei

Podcasts, are the virtual gateway for us as humans to hear each other’s; emotions, views, and life experiences through a click of a button. Suggested by a line of codes designed to fulfil the desire of those that wish to escape from the world. Come, let us uncover how podcasts and artificial intelligence use our desire for escapism to woo us into listening to their podcasts. I will let you readers decide if the desire for escapism is an underlying psychological issue that is triggered by the listeners consuming the information inside the podcasts.