chapter  5
Uses and effects of imagining
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We have seen that imagining begins from an early age and gives considerable satisfaction to many people. We have now to consider the ways in which it may affect or control behaviour; if indeed it does affect behaviour. If imagining leaves us just as we were before, then educators' criticisms, the censorship of imaginative literature and popular campaigns against television violence, comics, etc., are a remarkable waste ofenergy and time.