Foundation Diet and Health

The best perspective for your health

The best perspective for your health

The best perspective for your health

The best perspective for your health

Everything You Think You Know About Addiction is Wrong

Johann Hari spent three years researching the war on drugs; along the way, he discovered that addiction is not what we think it is
Comments Print
14:42 English


Channel:TEDx talks Platform:YouTube
Published on:9 July 2015 Producer:Johann Hari
Number of views: 2'740'854 on 19 May 2017
Rubric(s): Principles/General, Drugs, Politics, Social / Religion
Topterms:Principle, General topics, Education & Teaching Tags:Healthy, Health

What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it?

Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do — and if there might be a better way. As he shares in this deeply personal talk, his questions took him around the world, and unearthed some surprising and hopeful ways of thinking about an age-old problem: "The opposite of addiction is not sobriety, the opposite of addiction is connection."


More videos


Commenting (as guest) or log in

Comments Print