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 Confederacy 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 11: Dopamine Games – What Problems? What Disease? What Pandemic?

by Charles Lyell on November 1, 2017

“Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true.”
– Demosthenes



Chapter 14: How Dopamine Games Keep Neuroscientists From Learning About Dopamine

by Charles Lyell on November 1, 2017

“A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.”
– William James




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