Addiction

What causes addiction? Easy, right? Drugs cause addiction. But maybe it is not that simple. This video is adapted from Johann Hari's New York Times best-selling book 'Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs.' For more information, and to take a quiz to see what you know about addiction, go to www.chasingthescream.com Support us on Patreon so we can make more stuff: https://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt?ty=h Get the music of the video here: https://soundcloud.com/epicmountain/addiction https://epicmountainmusic.bandcamp.com/track/addiction An interactive version of this video: http://www.addiction.mobydigg.de (works on mobile) Or follow us on social media or reddit: http://kurzgesagt.org https://www.reddit.com/r/kurzgesagt https://www.facebook.com/Kurzgesagt https://twitter.com/Kurz_Gesagt THANKS A LOT TO OUR LOVELY PATRONS FOR SUPPORTING US: T0T0S, Ryan OHoro, Matthieu de Canteloube, Vince, Thomas Shiels, Brian David Henderson, Jim Yang, Arnav Guleria, Clemens, Tahseen Mushtaque, Jochen, Vahur S, Harry, BurmansHealthShop, Nils Caspar, Holger Fassel, Jackson R Hanna, Pascal de Reuck, ByeongWook Lee, Guus Ketelings, Franko Papić, Thalia, Narat, Suchartsunthorn, Lorenz Zahn, Brian Aparicio, Jörg Vogelsang, Rashed Ali, Darwin Ranzone, Tyler Thornton, David Pfister, Han Saini, Ute Moll, Ioanna Bischinioti, Jenny Zhou, Vince Babbra. Avi Yashchin, Dan Cortes, Matt K, Phiroze Dalal, Marcelo Fernandes de Souza Filho, A La Mode, Tom Wardrop, Shawn Marincas, Pontus Attåsen, Paul, Marc Dumont, Robert McKone, Todd Binkley, Matthew von der Ahe, Thomas Russell, Erick, Vivek Kotecha, Artur Szczypta, Jeff Fellows, Daniel Duffee, Konstantin Shabashov, Tim drake, Mike Galles, Evgenia Yigitalieva, Vrm Vee Are Em, Timothy Noble Everything We Think We Know About Addiction Is Wrong Help us caption & translate this video! http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UCsXVk37bltHxD1rDPwtNM8Q&tab=2

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Evan's randoms and vlogs: u said 95% of them stoped soooo 5% of them dident

Rhianna Barnes Nash: I am addicted to.....






p...

Rober Valley: I'm studying a degree far away from my town, my friends, and family. And I just realised that it's true, when I'm away from home I'm an addict to the smartphone, pornography and videogames. I do those things at home too, but not so often.

NothingSpecialReally: This is amazing video

InhaledCreeper: I saw Rick from Rick and Morty

carlos delgado: tiny rick!

Sehaj Kahlon: can you make a video on the railways . please

FATPIG XAS: We need a revolution

HuggingCreeperYT: porn is EW !

Shaymin: 1:58
damn those rats thirsty af

ZedGamming 222: I'm addicted to play on PC.

Justin Beck: The guy who does the voices for this Channel I want to punch him in the teeth I don't like his face even though I don't know what it looks like his voice sounds like a fucking prick

TheRougeSage: Im surprised no one mentioned PcychedSubstance yet...

Leopaws ™: WHAT ABOUT BEING ADDICTED TO CONNECTION!!!!!!!??????????

Zach The Fat Cat 2005: Hey this was uplaoded on my birthday!!!

VectorTime: Does anyone else feel bad for the rats?

Space Cat \Rose,L: most of people are saying that you can be addicted when you have a happy life, well... I think people who are social but didn't escape the drugs addiction is probably because in some way they have a emptiness to fill, so they smoke drugs (or take any other sort of drugs) for fill there emptiness, every pot smokers should ask themselves, why did I smoke, what did I wanna forget, cause the reason is mostly because they are lonely in a sense... or they want to feel like they had power, so they smoke a drugs that makes them feel like they had the control, but they don't, it's a elusion that they make for trying to have a life that is less better, but later on they life they will have to deal Whit it...

ALITHEWINNER: OH SHIT 1:16 THERES RICK

ALITHEWINNER: Im addicted to masturbating






And I'm only 13 years old

spinningninja2: Pretty Lonely, Eh?

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