Mass denial

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.



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



Why Businesses Spend Billions Manipulating Customers’ Dopamine Flow and Why Customers Don’t Care

by Charles Lyell on July 16, 2014

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



Dopamine Games: Everybody’s Doing It

by Charles Lyell on July 2, 2014

“Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.” – Friedrich Nietzsche



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




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