[ExI] addiction

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Thu Apr 7 16:58:19 UTC 2022

On Thu, Apr 7, 2022 at 9:54 AM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> I am still waiting for those voluntary behaviors you say are lost.  bill w

Depends on the addiction.  In the case of overeating, "not eating" is a
behavior that you might call voluntary but is no longer an option when

Note that "eating" is far more complex than simply "move hand bearing food
to mouth".  It also involves obtaining food, possibly cooking food, and so
on.  So, trying to think of it as a simplistic single action that is
performed without conscious intent, will confuse and mislead you because it
isn't that.
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