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Cultural Quote #363: Naval Ravikant On Pornography, Drugs & Addiction

Social media, they’ve massaged all the mechanisms to addict like a Skinner’s pigeon [WWII experiment] or a rat, who’s just going to click, click, click, click. Can’t put the phone down. Food. They’ve taken sugar, and they weaponized it. They put it into all these different forms and varieties that you can’t resist eating. Drugs. They’ve taken pharmaceuticals and plants, and they’ve synthesized them. They’ve grown them in such a way that you get addicted. You can’t put them down. Porn. If you’re a young male and you wander on the internet, it’ll like sap away your libido, and your not going out in real life society anymore, because you got this incredibly stimulating stuff coming at.

Naval Ravikant

For more, see Celebrities Speak Against Pornography.

An intellectually curious millennial passionate about seeing people make healthy, informed choices about the moral direction of their lives. When I’m not reading or writing, I enjoy hiking, web-making, learning foreign languages, and watching live sports. Alumnus of Georgetown University (B.S.) and The Ohio State University (M.A.).

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