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What Is Addictive Behavior        

Addictive Behavior Patterns     

Money and Addictive Behavior        


An Assessment of the Addiction to Making Money   

Evolution of Money Addiction

Mind Manipulation






What Is Addictive Behavior?  



Description of Addictive Behavior:   
Addictive behavior is the use of any substance or
the engagement in a
ny activity,
or the obsession with anything that becomes
the major focus of a person's life

to the exclusion of other activities.  

A person can become addicted to,  dependent upon,
or compulsively obsessed with  just about anything.  
The level of addiction can be mild
(occasionally bending one behavior) 
or  overwhelming
(completely dominating and controlling one's life).    

The essence of addiction is that
something other than the conscious, rational mind
is controlling a person's behavior.  
The more common ways that people
lose control of their lives include: 

      The use of mind destroying substances,
      such as heroin and cocaine  

      Making money, 
      particularly making large amounts of money

      Taking risks (commonly with money)  

      Intentionally Putting themselves in physical danger,
      such as cliff diving 

      Sexually compulsive behavior   


Extremist in any religion are Religion Addicts.  
Their beliefs, true or false, control their lives. 
Common examples of this are Islamic terrorists and
the ultra-conservative, forced-motherhood Christian extremists.     

How an Addiction Grows: 
An activity can start out as simple pastime
or something of mild interest, however,
if a person continues to engage in the activity
in order to achieve feelings of well-being and euphoria,
he (she) can become addicted
to the behavior or to the substance.  

One of the keys to becoming aware
of addictive behavior
is when a person needs something
outside of him or herself
in order to feel good.     

The Addiction Takes Control:
Addiction often overwhelms the addict, and
he (or she) will continue the behavior
even though he knows that his behavior
produces negative physical, mental,
or emotional problems to himself and/or
harms others, and/or that his activity
will result in negative social, and/or
environmental consequences.  
The Addict becomes addicted to the process.  

The Consequences Become Irrelevant:  
Once one becomes addicted to the process,
the result become irrelevant.  
This in a prime attribute of the
Money & Profit/Dopamine Addict.   

The tobacco industry gives us a clear and obvious example
of this type of out-of control, destructive behavior. 
In spite of the fact that
none of the industry's chief executives
needs more money,
their focus is entirely on making more money.  
These corporate leaders completely ignore the fact that
their products kill 44,000 of their customers every year.   


.1  --What is Addictive Behavior?  




Addictive Behavior Patterns  



At   http://www.indiana.edu/~engs/hints/addictiveb.html,
there's a list of
ten common characteristics
of addictive behavior.   
Here's an edited version of that list.    

1)   The addict is obsessed with an activity.  

2)   The addict will engage in the behavior even though
       he or she knows that his or her behavior is causing harm. 

3)   The addict is out of control.  
        He/she  compulsively engages in the activity.      

4)   Upon cessation of the activity,
       withdrawal symptoms often occur. 

The addict loses of control as to when, how long,
       or how much he or she will continue the behavior.   

6)   The addict denies that there are problems
       resulting from his/her behavior.   

7)   Addicts hide their behavior from
       concerned family or close friends.   

8)   Addicts loses memory regarding  what occurred
       during the compulsive behavior.   

9)  The compulsive activity may result in depression.   

10)  Individuals with addictive behaviors
       often have low self esteem,
       feel anxious if the do not have
       control over their environment,
       and often come from psychologically
       or physically abusive families.  

The Bottom Line Is That:  
***   The addict is out of control, 
***   The addiction is in control 
***   The addict will destroy
        stand between him/her and the next fix.      

The compulsive behavior is a substitute for the absence of Llove. 
It's a dysfunctional attempt to compensate  for
the false belief that the self is unworthy, not desirable, 
not enough, not lovable and doomed to fail.  

The amount of money the addict already has is irrelevant
Money is simply a non-functional fix  
for the false belief that one is separate from
Source, Creator, God-Goddess.  

Being addicted to making money
is particularly easy to deny.
First  because their are no external chemicals
directly involved in the addiction.  

Second, the addiction commonly grows in intensity rather slowly.  
It tends to intensifies as the person becomes wealthier.  

Third, society at large does not recognize
making large amounts of money as an addiction.  

Fourth, the super-wealthy money and profit addicts
are often looked upon as heroes and not as addicts.  

Fifth, money is a false god.  
Money is NOT a substitute for ones basic human needs

An example:
Bill Gates is looked upon
by many people as a financial hero.  
But, does the evidence support that conclusion?  
He is a major stockholder in Monsanto,
The creators of GMO foods.  
What does that tell you?   <>

.2     Addictive Behavior Patterns 




Money and Addictive Behavior  



What is the psychological component of
making large amounts of money?

"Some experts suggest that if a person continues
to engage in the activity to achieve
this feeling of well-being and euphoria,
he/she may get into an addictive cycle.  
In so doing,
he/she becomes physically addicted
to his/her own brain chemicals,
thus leading to continuation of the behavior
even though it may have
negative health or social consequences."


The Money and Cocaine Connection: 

There are similarities between physical addiction
to various chemicals, such as
alcohol, cocaine, and heroin, and
psychological addiction to activities such as
gambling, making money, sexual activity,
working, running, shopping, eating, religion, et cetera.  
Addictive behavior produces
beta-endorphins in the brain,
which makes the person feel "high."  

Over time, a psychological addiction
can and often does overpower the individual
just as much as does addiction to alcohol or cocaine.  
The person becomes physically addicted
to the dopamine that is produced in his brain
when he engages in the addictive behavior.  

Researchers have determined that
making money and using cocaine

both stimulate the same part of the human brain.   


The Love of Making Money:  
When you examine the corporate leaders,
you'll soon notice that these men (and a few women) 
fall in love with the process of making money.  

The results is that
the consequences of what they produce,
other than making more money,
soon becomes all but irrelevant.  

They have no personal use for the next ten million dollars.  
The money is just an ego-lifting number.  
What they do to employees,
to customers and to the environment
are also irrelevant to them.  


.3   Money and Addictive Behavior  




An Assessment of
The Addiction to
Making Money


Portions of the text below
were inspired by a quote about
the  addiction to money

We Begin with a Direct Quote:
"For the person addicted to money
their relationship with money
becomes their primary relationship in life
which means that other relationships become secondary.

Their personal drives and identity become
so wrapped up around

having money (the wealthy person),

accumulating money (the big earner)

spending money (the big spender) or even

giving money away (the big donor) ,

that they don’t know who they would be without their behavior.
Nor do they want to know who they would be without it.

Over time their core sense of identity
along with their ability to manage their moods
becomes overly dependent on
something outside themselves,
just as is the case with other forms of addiction."

We recommend that you read the entire article.
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Although addiction can be to almost anything,
we will focus here on three aspects of money addiction --
Making Money,
Gambling with Money and
Risk Taking for Money
such as engaging in criminal behavior.  

Psychological Addictions:  
In addition to chemical addictions,
there are also psychological addictions.  
Psychological addictions, are addictions that involve
compulsive and/or out of control
with certain activities such as gambling,
engaging in sex, eating, and making or spending money.  

With a psychological addiction,
change occurs in the person's brain chemistry
that is similar to the change caused by
mood altering substances such cocaine.  

Engaging in a certain activities,
(gambling, making money, risk taking, et cetera)
can kick start the release of
brain/body chemicals, like dopamine, that produce
a "high" that's similar to the chemical high from cocaine.  
The person who is addicted to
some compulsive form of behavior,
is in essence, manipulating his own brain chemistry
with his activity.  

For people addicted to alcohol or drugs,
their lives become increasingly organized around
the use and/or abuse of the addictive substance.  
A person whose addiction is to making money,
gambling with money, or criminal activity
related to stealing money
can have his relationship with money spin out of control.  
The addict becomes overly focused on
accumulating money, spending it, hoarding it, or
using it to control people, places and/or things.   

In addition to the high one can get from an exciting  behavior,
there is also the high that comes from
the anticipation of the exciting behavior.  

Loss of Novelty:  
Just as with drugs (such as alcohol) and
almost everything else in life, there's 
The Loss of Novelty Effect.  
In other words, with repeated use, a tolerance develops
and the level of satisfaction drops.  
In order to achieve the same mood altering high
that the addict originally experienced,
he must devote larger and larger amounts
of his time and energy
engaging the addictive activity.  
As the tolerance increases,
the addict becomes increasingly preoccupied
with getting and maintaining his high
to the exclusion of other things.  
Gradually, their preoccupation with money
becomes the addicts primary preoccupation and
money becomes their primary relationship to life.  

Addictions Are Never Satisfied:  
The addiction to money, like very other addiction
can never be satisfied.  

There always has to be more.  
There always has to be the next high.  
And because of the tolerance factor,
each fix must be more potent than the last one.  
Addicts often become frantic between highs
and when the next fix unavailable,
the lack of satisfaction can lead to depression.  
Obsession/addiction eventually reaches the point
where the next fix doesn't produce euphoria,
it only temporarily relieves the depression.  

Another factor to consider
is the effect of compounded addictions.  
This occurs wh
en a person has multiple addiction
that support and amplify each other.  
For example,
Money & Profit Addicts
are commonly also addicted to High-Stakes Gambling 
(such as making billion-dollar bets with corporate money)
and some are also addicted to physical risk taking.  
When a Money & Profit Addict
engages in
criminal activity, not only is he risking his money
and/or this employer's money,
he's risking physical injury, death, or going to jail. 
(See the examples below.)   

The Bottom Line:      
Anybody who has many times more than enough money
to live in wealth for the rest of his life
and is still working for money
is a Money & Profit/Dopamine Addict.   
Anyone who owns controlling interest
in a corporation that is focused on making money
is a Money & Profit/Dopamine Addict.  

Commonly, money addicts are also addicted to
high-stakes gambling.  
And some even go to the extreme
by risking spending the rest of their lives in jail
for the thrill of making more money.  
Bernie Madoff is a perfect example of this.  

So were the men responsible for the Enron Scandal.   
Jeff Skilling, former Enron CEO
is a classic example of a corporate executive
that was completely out of control.  
He was addicted to Money & Profits at any price.  
He was addicted to High-stakes gambling, and
he was addicted to the trill of physical risk taking.  

4   Assessment of the Addiction to Making Money  




The Evolution (the Death) of Money Addiction



What happens to a money addict
when acquiring more money
no longer satisfies the addiction?

With the internal needs still unfulfilled,
the addict either self-destructs  
(such as Bernie Madoff  and  Jeff Skilling)
or they become external power and control addicts.

This, too, is doomed to failure.
In their eventually self destruction,
they take a huge portion of the word down with them.

If you don't believe this,
examine recent history  and
examine what is happening with
some of the super-wealthy, today.

Some of the super wealthy corporate leaders
are using their power position to become
dictatorial controllers of their customers.

On the political scenes, we (all of humanity)
are riding on he brink of extinction.
with the super wealth power and control addicts
arguing with each other 
while their fingers are on their nation's
nuclear war buttons.  

The only thing saving us is the intervention
by Source/ Creator/God-Goddess, Herself.

Notice that it is not the people, themselves,
who are the problem's core cause.
Yes, we are responsible for creating
everything in our lives,
however, we have been
mind controlled and mind manipulation since birth
by an incredibly sophisticated system of secret hypnosis. 

By the 3d, definition of Responsibility,
a person is not legally responsible if he or she
is mentally incapacitated. 

See the next section below.       

5   The Evolution of Money Addiction  




Mind Manipulation



Mind manipulation is one of
the major  techniques being used 
to secretly hypnotize and control
the human population. 

Behavior modification (behavior manipulation)
is secretly induced by the Cabal whose suggestions
are accepted by the subject
without the person realizing that his or her behavior
is being controlled by someone else.

Traditional hypnosis is a trance-like state
that resembles sleep. 
In that mind-state,
beliefs and behavior patters 
can be implanted in or
removed from the subconscious mind.

Mind manipulation (secret hypnosis)
is sophisticated form of hypnosis
in which behavior patterns are secretly induced
into a person's mind
while he or she is in his/her
regular, daily, waking mental state.  

 The technique puts its subjects into an invisible prison.
The prison is invisible to the inmates
because it's not made of stone and steel.  
It's made of
      *  Lies,  (i.e. violence solves problems)
      *  Incredibly sophisticated illusions,  
         (i.e. holographs seeming to be physically real)
      *  Intentional deceptions, (i.e. humans are powerless)
      *  Secret mind manipulation,    (i.e. television)
      *  Negative emotions (such as fear and anger)
      *  Money manipulation,   (i.e.  charging people interest
          for the loan od non-existent money)
      *  Religious fairytales  (i.e. original sin, separation from God, etc.)
      *  Distortion and vilification of human sexuality, and 
      *  Thousands of additional false beliefs.  

The subject of mind manipulation 
is tricked into believing
the exact opposite of the truth
in every aspect of his or her life.  

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