Dopamine for DIMwits

Introducton

November 1, 2017

While we wait for the first group of scientists to find the courage to discover what their peers are loath to consider, all you have to do to turn your life around (by understanding human behavior better than the sharpest psychiatrists) is muster enough nerve to confront the fears keeping the craven masses from wanting to know how dopamine-induced madness (DIM) turned potential humans into virtual DIMwits.



Chapter 1: A Good Place To Start

November 1, 2017

“If we are to survive, we must have ideas, vision, and courage. These things are rarely produced by committees. Everything that matters in our intellectual and moral life begins with an individual confronting his own mind and conscience in a room by himself.” – Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.



Chapter 2: Deficiency Needs and DIM

November 1, 2017

The difference between junkies and the corrupt and corrupting movers and shakers destroying environments, economies, and lives is that the former use heroin while the later use money, status, power, and lies to trigger the same brain chemical.



Chapter 3: Primitive Binary Programming and the Human Heisenbug Fix

November 1, 2017

If you can’t, or don’t want to, understand how the heisenbug fix turned humans into DIMwits, little of what you’re about to read will make sense.



Chapter 4: The Dopamine Glitch

November 1, 2017

“Nevertheless, it cannot be coincidental that the only animals in which gangs of males expand their territory by deliberately exterminating neighboring males happen to be humans and chimpanzees.” – Frans de Waal



Chapter 5: How to Make Enemies and Infuriate DIMwits

November 1, 2017

“When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudice, and motivated by pride and vanity” – Dale Carnegie



Chapter 6: A Conspiracy of DIMwits

November 1, 2017

To protect themselves against honesty (and provide the unconsciousness addictions require) DIMwits play an assortment of dopamine games. One especially flimsy game is I’ll Let You Deny Your Addictions If You Let Me Deny Mine.



Chapter 7: Thinking Outside the Asylum

November 1, 2017

“History is indeed little more than the register of crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind.”
– Edward Gibbon, historian (1737-1794)




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