From: Huffington Post

The Spoiler Paradox: How Knowing a Spoiler Makes a Story Better, Not Worse

Huffington Post:

Storytelling is a universal human trait, spanning cultures, civilizations and time. We love a good story, and since we have been telling stories for thousands of years, we know what makes for a good story and exciting experience.

Or do we?

One of our favorite parts of a good story is the ending, and we go through great lengths just to avoid overhearing the ending of a movie we haven’t seen or a book we haven’t read. And when we unfortunately do overhear the end, we feel our experience is now spoiled. After all, that’s why they call them “spoilers.”

Read more: Huffington Post

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