Addict Nation: An Intervention for America by Jane Velez-Mitchell

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

American citizens are being lured into dependancy. And what we are addicted to is not inevitably unlawful or perhaps demanding to come back via. Prescription medicines are making us excessive. speedy meals is making us fats. the web retains us continuously distracted with every thing from playing and porn to compulsive social networking. tv bombards us with glamorized violence. From billboards, to on-line pop ups, to advertisements. . . we are seduced into paying for extra stuff we do not want whereas we drown in transforming into debt. great earnings fill the wallet of a handful of 'pushers' on the price of each person else. enterprises, govt, and the media are developing the appearance that the extra we've, the higher we're, and so we crave no matter what they are promoting and develop into hooked on their items within the technique. americans are being seduced into self-destructivebehavior on a mass scale. it is time to take our energy again. In her trademark no-holds-barred variety, Jane Velez-Mitchell asks, 'Do you really need to be a slave, current simply to make another individual wealthy and powerful?' If the answer's no, then learn this e-book. Addict state is our blueprint for swap, yet first we needs to see what's particularly happening. this is often an intervention!

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I also didn’t miss that fancy big-screen TV I had left behind. It used to seduce me into watching way too many movies. It would turn out that I had almost everything I needed to feel comfortable: my favorite music, my hookup to the Internet, and my mom’s countless books. A health food store a few blocks away would keep me supplied with the sage and lavender oils that I love to luxuriate in. I also picked up a few vanilla-scented soy candles and some sticks of pine incense. It didn’t take much for my room to feel, smell, and sound just like home.

More than anything else, that’s what sobriety is: FREEDOM! Why am I telling you this? Because I want you to experience that same freedom! Right now you might be thinking, The nerve of that Jane, to assume whoever’s reading this book is an alcoholic! No, I’m not jumping to that conclusion, but I am making a pretty safe bet that you are an addict. Why? Because virtually everyone in America is hooked on something. We are a nation of addicts! In Addict Nation, you’ll learn how you and I, and other Americans, are being lured into a slew of addictions that are supremely self-destructive.

Nevertheless, we consumers—brainwashed and addicted—march in lockstep, proudly defending capitalism, even though it’s not really capitalism anymore. And it’s certainly not making most of us rich. Faux Capitalism Hey, I enjoyed those Ayn Rand books as much as anybody. I’d love to spend a night tooling around town with John Galt or Howard Roark, Rand’s fictional heroes who personify the capitalistic ethos. But I hate to break it to you . . we no longer live in a capitalistic society. ” But today, the so-called “free market” is hardly free!

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