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Shut It DOWN!

Not the blog, damn it. Of course not the blog. Doc won’t let me shut this fucking thing down if my life depended on it. Maybe my life does depend on it… Maybe this blog is the only thing keeping me from suicideeee ohhhhhh my god… no it’s internet porn. 716 more words


Why Do I Find Stimulants Calming?

Why Do I Find Stimulants Calming?

ADHD drugs enhance human focus by expanding the levels of neurotransmitters from the prefrontal cortex of the brain which coordinate attention and behavior: norepinephrine and dopamine. 14 more words


What's this brain reward system you keep talking about?

Mesolimbic pathway by User:Slashme; Patrick J. Lynch; User:Fvasconcellos licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

In my last post, I talked about the hijacking of the brain’s reward system and the role it plays in addiction. 646 more words

DBS (or how to become a cybernetic organism)

I have always loved Star Trek, Star Wars, Star Man (I guess anything with Star in the title). Data was one of my favorite characters and one of the best episodes was when he was captured by the Borg. 1,156 more words


Where Sexual Addiction Lives

Insatiable sexual hunger is not really a desire ─an act of will─ but rather a desperate need, a compulsion that is experienced as a craving. The need is pursued like a drug. 443 more words