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Dopamine’s Dirty Little Secret

August 4, 2019

“I have discovered that all the unhappiness of men arises from one single fact, that they cannot stay quietly in their own chamber.” – Blaise Pascal


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


Preface

November 1, 2017

To quote Forrest Gump, “I am not a smart man.”

I hope you’ll overlook my lack of intelligence and credentials and allow me to explain how a
layman unraveled a puzzle that stymied great thinkers for millennia.


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 1: A Good Place To Start

November 1, 2017

“If we are to survive, we must have ideas, vision, and courage. These things are rarely produced by committees. Everything that matters in our intellectual and moral life begins with an individual confronting his own mind and conscience in a room by himself.” – Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.


Chapter 2: Deficiency Needs and DIM

November 1, 2017

The difference between junkies and the corrupt and corrupting movers and shakers destroying environments, economies, and lives is that the former use opiods while the later use money, status, power, and lies to trigger the same brain chemical.


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



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