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Dopamine Reviews: The Big Short

by Charles Lyell on February 24, 2015

The Big Short is actually about insanity. More specifically, it’s about the insanity resulting from dopamine-induced addictions to money, power, acceptance, approval, and status.



A Confederacy of Addicts

by Charles Lyell on February 18, 2015

To protect themselves from honesty, and the unconsciousness required to continue indulging addictions, confederates play a flimsy but effective dopamine game called I’ll Let You Deny Your Addictions If You Let Me Deny Mine.



How Good Guys Can Stop Helping Bad Guys

by Charles Lyell on April 17, 2014

“If I only had three words of advice, they would be, Tell the Truth. If got three more words, I’d add, all the time.” – Randy Pausch



Dopamine Reviews: The Wolf of Wall Street

by Charles Lyell on March 1, 2014

The Wolf of Wall Street is a film about out-of-control drug addicts lying, cheating, bribing, wasting, stealing obscene amounts of money, spreading STDs, and wreaking a whole lotta havoc TO SCORE DOPAMINE SQUIRTS IN THEIR BRAINS.



The Pope vs. the Friar: Dopamine Addiction in the Italian Renaissance

by Gary Strang on July 3, 2013

“The healthy man does not torture others – generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.”
– Carl Jung



Chimpanzees and Today’s GOP: The Power of Rank Inferiority

by Charles Lyell on June 3, 2012

“There is no distinctly native American criminal class save Congress.” – Mark Twain



Dopamine: The “Learning Drug” That Makes Politicians Stupid

by Charles Lyell on February 29, 2012

“There is no distinctly native American criminal class save Congress.” – Mark Twain



Why Dopamine Addiction Hasn’t Been “Discovered” To Date

by Charles Lyell on July 4, 2011

“Most ignorance is vincible ignorance. We don’t know because we don’t want to know.“
– Aldous Huxley




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