Is Addiction an Evolutionary Disadvantage?

Is Addiction an Evolutionary Disadvantage?

Is Addiction an Evolutionary Disadvantage? As humans evolve, they are supposed to get rid of unused, unnecessary, or unbeneficial traits. So goes the (crude) definition of the evolution theory. However, addiction to a substance, or to anything for that matter, is usually a psychological defense mechanism. Say a person relapsed upon seeing news of a…

Films About Addiction

Living Sober: Notable Films About Drug Addiction

Let’s be honest – not all movies present drugs in a negative light. It’s not uncommon for Hollywood to glorify drug use, or at least minimize its potentially disasterous effects. For that reason, we would like to examine a few movies which actually present gritty and realistic perspectives on drug addiction. Requiem for a Dream…