[ExI] addiction

Will Steinberg steinberg.will at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 23:19:13 UTC 2016

It's not endorphins, it's dopamine.  Trust me on this one.    I could tell
you more about someone who isn't me (Google that phrase) but as long as
these are archived it'd have to be off list.  I'll shoot spike an email.
On Mar 16, 2016 6:48 PM, "William Flynn Wallace" <foozler83 at gmail.com>

> I agree with Kelly, and also, although it’s not true of all addictions,
> it’s true of a common addictions, alcohol, and possibly others — it
> increases the chances someone will have sex. (In the early stages, at
> least.) In that sense, it’s pretty easy to see how imbibition would spread.
> At the same time, I believe that genetic resistance alcohol poisoning
> and/or (?) addiction spread at the same time that alcohol use did, perhaps
> in an arms race between the short term and long term benefits of
> drunkenness…?
> "If desire did not dim intelligence, no one would get fat, drunk, or
> married."
> bill w
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