Self-deception

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



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.



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



Ice Climbing and Other Legal Addictions

by Charles Lyell on October 19, 2013

According to his Athlete Bio on NationalGeographic.com: “British ice and rock climber Tim Emmett has put up first ascents across the globe, including Cuba, Sri Lanka, and Mongolia. One of his most nervy feats to […]




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