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 SERVITUDE / ADDICTION

I have something in common with lots of other people, something Iím not pleased with: my freedom, and the control I can exercise over my life, is severely limited. While we are all rather powerless, the cause of this condition may be quite different: extreme poverty, massive debt, harsh environmental conditions, ignorance, prejudice against us, disability, the authority of some dominating individual who exploits us, dogmatic beliefs, imprisonment, restrictions imposed by an authoritarian government, etc. (Note: Some are imprisoned in another way -- by their brain biochemistry: they canít stop doing certain things. They are addicted to certain substances and / or behaviors. These include addictions to tobacco, alcohol, illegal drugs, painkillers, caffeine, food, sex, sweets, soft drinks, gambling, shopping, etc.)