Video: “Almost everything we think we know about drug addiction is not true”

Video: “Almost everything we think we know about drug addiction is not true”

Writer and journalist Johann Hari (Johann Hari), knows firsthand that the current methods of dealing with addiction fail. He started wondering why we are addicts, and are there better solutions to problems. The answers he was looking for around the world: in dealing with the dependent, the results of studies and experiments by leading scientists, in the experience of legalized drugs in Portugal. Lecture at TED, came not only deeply personal, but also opens unexpected and encouraging views on the age-old problem.Below are two videos about drugs from Kurzgesagt. In one we are talking about whether we should legalize marijuana, and what are the counterarguments on this issue. Second, the authors explain why the drug war took a horrible disaster for all who took part in it, and talk about possible alternatives? In the video settings have subtitles in Russian. Other informative videos of Kurzgesagt can be found on the YouTube channel, also convenient to keep track of new releases in Instagram and Facebook.