The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Thin
I post this as many people feel that addictions--substance abuse in particular--are physically induced. Yes, and no. But mostly, no.
"Professor Alexander argues this discovery is a profound challenge both to the right-wing view that addiction is a moral failing caused by too much hedonistic partying, and the liberal view that addiction is a disease taking place in a chemically hijacked brain. In fact, he argues, addiction is an adaptation. It’s not you. It’s your cage."
Read the full article in The Huffington Post