Comment ZC12 Despite != because

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Tiny FM transmitters deliver news and entertainment inside Syria

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Despite != because (Score: 2, Interesting)

by fishybell@pipedot.org on 2016-01-01 22:07 (#ZC12)

FTFA:
“People have a day-to-day life despite conflict,” said Abdulhaq. “Despite the sadness and the war, people like to listen to music and even comedy.”
I remember reading about how movie ticket purchase rates were very closely linked to tragedy, economic downturn, etc. I imagine for most people listening to these radio broadcasts, the music and comedy are the often the highlights of their day; just like the movies, they offer an escape.

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2016-01-28 22:35 Interesting +1 hyper@pipedot.org

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