Dopamine for DIMwits

Chapter 9: Dopamine Games – The Great DIMwit Addiction Hustle

by Charles Lyell on August 10, 2015

“We can do much to reduce the shame and the stigma of drug addiction, once medical professionals, and we as a society, understand that addiction is not just ‘a disease of the brain,’ but one in which the circuits that enable us to exert free will no longer function as they should.”
– Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse



Chapter 10: Is Sex Addiction THE Biggest Threat to DIMwit Survival?

August 8, 2015

If our species does self-destruct, it won’t be because of addictions. It will be because of the dishonesty caused by additions.



Chapter 11: Why Businesses Spend Billions Manipulating Customers’ Dopamine Flow and Why DIMwits Don’t Care

August 6, 2015

“It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.” – Voltaire



Chapter 15: The Rise and Fall of Homo Addictus

June 18, 2015

“New opinions often appear first as jokes and fancies, then as blasphemies and treason, then as questions open to discussion, and finally as established truths.” – George Bernard Shaw



Chapter 20: Fixing the Human Heisenbug Fix

by Charles Lyell on May 20, 2015

“You are afraid of the pain now, Unk, but you won’t learn anything if you don’t invite the pain. And the more you learn, the gladder you will be to stand the pain.” – Kurt Vonnegut




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