Self-deception

The Dopamine Project Is Looking For One Smart, Aware, Courageous Billionaire

by Charles Lyell on November 11, 2017

“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.” – Walter Bagehot



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 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 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)



Chapter 9: Dopamine Games – The Great DIMwit Addiction Hustle

by Charles Lyell on November 1, 2017

“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?

November 1, 2017

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




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