We are all Drug Addicts

(See Comic) Most people aren't drug addicts under the traditional definition of the word drugs. However, the traditional definition of the word drugs simply tends to ostracize things that aren't conducive to a given society's socioeconomic machinery. The fact is, we are all addicted to drugs. However, since most of those drugs are so ubiquitous and congruent to the socioeconomic machinery, no one much notices them or calls them drugs. Nonetheless, if you just broaden your definition of drugs and addiction you soon realize that we are all drug addicts. So what are your drug addictions? What things would cause you negative withdrawal symptoms, whether physiological or psychological, if you had to do without them? No TV Now I can’t vege out in a suggestive state where I’m hypnotized into buying frivolous junk. drug addiction treatments Plus, I won’t ever find out what the deal is with LOST. No Social Lubricant Now I have no excuse for behaving compulsively and recklessly…and no way to drown my sorrows enough to have a little fun. No Music Now how am I going to drown out the voices in my head? Remember, five years ago when that person gave you that condescending look. That bothered you. Now relive it. No Gas Now I can’t drive around to pointless destinations spending money pointlessly. substance abuse intervention No Coffee Now I have a headache and nothing to help me perform menial labor. No Sugar or High Fructose Corn Syrup This Coke tastes terrible and I’m feeling depressed. No Cell Phone Now how am I going to talk in public about nothing loudly with no one while ignoring everyone around me? No Internet I might as well be lost alone in outer space. No Physical Intimacy Abstinence of the body doesn’t work without abstinence of the mind. No Pets Now I’m going to have to deal with humans for company. I hate those creeps. They’re so conditional. No Air Conditioning I wish I was dead. No Gambling Now how am I going to justify idly fantasizing about a future of fortune? No Meat There isn’t anything to eat except appetizers. No Credit Now I’m going to have to actually have money before I buy things. We are all on drugs, The Pharmacology of Economics marijuana addiction treatment alcohol addiction treatment