You can watch the video below or go to the TedEd site, but here are a few of the main points:
- People are addicted to far more things than just drugs or alcohol.
- Addiction is about disconnection and loneliness on a basic human level.
- Addiction is about the cage in which we find ourselves that we call life.
- Addiction is about not being able to be present in our own lives.
- We have traded stuff for connection.
- It's our nature as human beings to need to bond.