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(Pravda Report)   How dopamine drives political ambition. Here comes the political science   (pravdareport.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, Dopamine, Reward system, Drug addiction, Mesolimbic pathway, positions of power, mind's reward system drives, Ventral tegmental area, Pleasure center  
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5 days ago  
It's pretty simple, really
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5 days ago  
I suppose they'd know.
 
5 days ago  
That link gave my phone СПИД.
 
5 days ago  

demaL-demaL-yeH: That link gave my phone СПИД.


Spid?

I don't click Прав-ДUH.
 
5 days ago  

cefm: It's pretty simple, really
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Came here to say cocaine, see it's already been covered.
 
4 days ago  
Tried to say this in the 'ALL THE ICE WILL GO' thread but people still seem to think politicians will do things because it is a good idea.

You have to make them want to. To make them want to, you have to offer more than the people who want them not to.

Complaining they have not done enough is not giving them that, it is the opposite so they will not do what you want.
 
4 days ago  
They definitely put the dope in dopamine.
 
4 days ago  
Isn't dopamine reuptake the basis of every addiction? Why would power be any different?
 
4 days ago  
It's probably why Ibogaine research will continue to be downplayed or blocked outright.
 
4 days ago  

ecmoRandomNumbers: demaL-demaL-yeH: That link gave my phone СПИД.

Spid?

I don't click Прав-ДUH.


Google it.
 
4 days ago  

scalpod: Isn't dopamine reuptake the basis of every addiction? Why would power be any different?


Exactly. And the way you get what you want from an addict is...?

So how do we get politicians to do the right thing?

People will get this eventually.
 
4 days ago  

dready zim: scalpod: Isn't dopamine reuptake the basis of every addiction? Why would power be any different?

Exactly. And the way you get what you want from an addict is...?

So how do we get politicians to do the right thing?

People will get this eventually.


Not bloody likely, but keep dreaming.
 
4 days ago  

dready zim: scalpod: Isn't dopamine reuptake the basis of every addiction? Why would power be any different?

Exactly. And the way you get what you want from an addict is...?

So how do we get politicians to do the right thing?

People will get this eventually.


If we put thier heads in specially designed apparatuses, and swing a really big cleaver at it, I bet we could harvest all the dopamine we want.

Or just more sacks of money. But who has sacks full of money anymore? All I have is a sock full of quarters. Would that work?
 
4 days ago  

demaL-demaL-yeH: ecmoRandomNumbers: demaL-demaL-yeH: That link gave my phone СПИД.

Spid?

I don't click Прав-ДUH.

Google it.


Nah, I'd rather just guess. The fact it's in all caps and the context pretty-much tells me what it is. I can suss out Cyrillic, but only know about 100 words in Russian. It's amazing what you can learn in 5 or 6 hours on Rosetta Stone.
 
4 days ago  

ecmoRandomNumbers: demaL-demaL-yeH: ecmoRandomNumbers: demaL-demaL-yeH: That link gave my phone СПИД.

Spid?

I don't click Прав-ДUH.

Google it.

Nah, I'd rather just guess. The fact it's in all caps and the context pretty-much tells me what it is. I can suss out Cyrillic, but only know about 100 words in Russian. It's amazing what you can learn in 5 or 6 hours on Rosetta Stone.


Prav-DUH?
 
4 days ago  

Kevin72: ecmoRandomNumbers: demaL-demaL-yeH: ecmoRandomNumbers: demaL-demaL-yeH: That link gave my phone СПИД.

Spid?

I don't click Прав-ДUH.

Google it.

Nah, I'd rather just guess. The fact it's in all caps and the context pretty-much tells me what it is. I can suss out Cyrillic, but only know about 100 words in Russian. It's amazing what you can learn in 5 or 6 hours on Rosetta Stone.

Prav-DUH?


Yup.
 
4 days ago  

dready zim: Tried to say this in the 'ALL THE ICE WILL GO' thread but people still seem to think politicians will do things because it is a good idea.

You have to make them want to. To make them want to, you have to offer more than the people who want them not to.

Complaining they have not done enough is not giving them that, it is the opposite so they will not do what you want.


But if I had that much money, I'd have f*ck-you money and probably wouldn't give a shiat about what politicians do in the first place.
 
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