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Simon Keith: Does kurzgesagt count as an addiction
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Aravindhan T: I think grandpa Rick has a different opinion about bonding with people compared to bonding with electronic devices.
Pattie S: yes we should definitely care more about the cause, the cage, and the diconnection
Troglodyt: Can anybody tell me the Name of the Study/Studies that showed the addiction rates of patients after a diamorphine prescription? I can't find it.
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Pradeep K: poor jessie........i feel bad for him
Dalem Tube: Wait we watch YouTube so we are addicted
AL Can: People getting feed “heroine” at a hospital don’t become addicts because most of them don’t have access to street heroine. Same for soldiers coming back from war
Michelle C.: Foda
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HardCandi: Is it the same case for love addiction? It's just when the connection is achieved nothing goes away it doesn't end the addiction. Someone give me some insight.
Sam Is Alive: What if I say my grandma is a junkie
Absolute Love: Maybe we are addict to social life
Shari Lyn: So that must be the difference between someone who can party it up on the weekend then quit and someone who just can't put it down. Kind of unfair to call everyone that does drugs an addict (as some people do). It's just not true. Been saying that for years. Thanks Kurzgesagt!
Mark Williams: The sin of idolatry, is the true cause of every addiction.
Whatever we give the highest priority to in our lives becomes our idol.
We are lovers of pleasure, rather than lovers of God. We've turned our back to God and rejected our only savior, so we've become Satan's puppets.
I tried everything under the son to get off heroin including methadone and suboxone. Nothing worked until I asked Jesus to help me. Jesus is almighty God, He can't do anything for you if you believe in Him and trust Him.
It wasn't easy doing it cold turkey, but Jesus gave me just enough faith to see it through. He set me free from the bondage of all drugs including antidepressants, alcohol and smoking.
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