Re: "The Rest of Your Life"
Originally Posted by MWM
In your opinion, of course. There are real conditions caused by the body's lack of dopamine production. Not sure how you have the conversation without talking about that fact.
And the body constantly reacts to the outside world, upping procuction of this and cutting product of that as conditions, including emotional conditions, change. To say that the problem is dopamine and here's a dopamine fix is overly reductive.
But it allows us to talk about mental conditions without freaking people out, like we're just brain diabetics. That's the appeal.
The widow is gathering nettles for her children's dinner; a perfumed seigneur, delicately lounging in the Oeil de Boeuf, hath an alchemy whereby he will extract the third nettle and call it rent. ~ Carlyle