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The Journey of Addiction, Animated

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This simple yet remarkable animation by Andreas Hykade quite accurately captures the arc of addiction, via a bird character who, in his travels on foot, encounters golden nuggets along the way. When he ingests a nugget out of curiosity, he experiences feelings of elation; feelings that soon change, as does his perception and quality of life in the interim between nuggets. -Via Dangerous Minds


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I guess I'm a bit disappointed that so many people seem to still think that scaring people away from something actually works past the age of 4 or 5. Most people who are inclined toward such things get more interested in something if they hear that it's bad for them, or dangerous, or illegal. The excitement in doing that thing alone is a huge natural high, which is a large part of the reason that so many non-drug things can be addicting.
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That was beautiful. I only wish they'd shown the process through withdrawal and recovery, so that it would end with some hope instead of horror. But I guess that depends on whether the intent is to try to scare people away from drugs (which almost never works) or try to help give hope to people who are already addicted.
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