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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 Challenge: Attention All Neurocritics

by Charles Lyell on March 20, 2014

Neurocritics who summarily dismiss neurocentrism are like puppets dismissing their strings.



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.



How Honesty and Low-Cost Legal THC Will Transform Human Consciousness

by Charles Lyell on February 18, 2014

“One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It is simply too painful to acknowledge — even to ourselves — that we’ve been so credulous.” – Carl Sagan



How Money, Power, and Attention Addicts Criminalized Pot for Fame and Fortune

by Charles Lyell on January 20, 2014

“There are 100,000 total marijuana smokers in the US, and most are Negroes, Hispanics, Filipinos and entertainers. Their Satanic music, jazz and swing, result from marijuana usage. This marijuana causes white women to seek sexual relations with Negroes, entertainers and any others.” – Harry J. Anslinger



Dopamine Dialogues: Practical Applications for Neurocentrism

December 31, 2013

“What is your own view on the potential practical application of such research? Besides having the scientific validation to point at everyone and call them dopamine addicts?”



What I Learned From Galileo and Ignaz

by Charles Lyell on December 18, 2013

Messrs. Galilei’s and Semmelweis’s critics weren’t evil and they weren’t all stupid. A few might have been brilliant. Some were probably articulate, charming, decent, and convinced they were open minded. The problem was that they were safety, power, peer-approval, and esteem addicts who only cared about protecting and triggering dopamine flow.



Dopamine Dialogues: Getting the Ball Rolling

December 9, 2013

I suspect that Carl Sagan would have understood neurocentrism but I’m not sure if he could have explained it without jeopardizing his reputation.




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