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An Inconvenient Truth About Convenience Addiction

by Charles Lyell on February 6, 2015

The inconvenient truth is convenience has turned out to be so addictive it might be too late to save our species from self-annihilation because we’ve reached a point where just discussing what needs to be done is considered too inconvenient.



Dopamine Reviews: Think Like A Freak (cont)

by Charles Lyell on January 13, 2015

In a previous post I expressed my appreciation for Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner’s “Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain.” This time around I’d like to address a few reservations.



Dopamine Reviews: Think Like A Freak

by Charles Lyell on December 27, 2014

I’m a big fan of Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner’s Freakonomics series and especially their latest book, Think Like A Freak. In addiction to being entertaining, thought provoking, intriguing, and inspiring, TLAF offers valuable insights into neurocentrism.



Are South Park’s Writers Smarter Than Scientists Or Do They Just Have Bigger Balls?

by Charles Lyell on November 17, 2014

“It’s not fuckin’ rocket science, this stuff.”
– Prince of Temptation



One Difference Between Ebola and Humans

by Charles Lyell on October 24, 2014

“Human beings are a disease, a cancer of this planet. You’re a plague and we are the cure.”
– Agent Smith



Thinking Outside the Asylum

by Charles Lyell on September 30, 2014

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



Is Sex Addiction THE Biggest Threat to Our Species’ Survival?

by Charles Lyell on September 14, 2014

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



Dopamine Dialogues: Sad Confessions of an Unhappy, Unhealthy, Unrepentant Meat Addict

August 5, 2014

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
– Mahatma Gandhi




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