The Extraordinary Science Of Addictive Food Essay

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“ The real world” By living life, everyone experiences the many conflicts and joys that come with the ride. Everyone has aspirations to be someone that is looked upon with respect and authority. Some people succeed and most people fall and do not have the will to get back up. In a society where we are expected to go to school for most of our youth and spend the rest of our lives working for major industries, we start to feel trapped by the world we live in. With these ideas we start to understand the extent of the possibilities of “being the creator of your our own experiences”. The article “The extraordinary science of addictive food” by Michael Moss shows us a glimpse of how huge corporations specifically target and manipulate the minds …show more content…
Due to this bliss point many people will search these foods in order to fill their cravings.As the consumer satisfaction rises the nutriton of these foods are decreased. Addictions are present in many people’s lives. For some it is tolerable and for others, it obliterates the chances of the person being a productive citizen in society. When a person becomes addicted to a materialistic thing, they are unconsciously only thinking about their addiction. At that point it takes over that person’s life until they can not function without it, which in this scenario provides an example of how the body controls the mind. Although, addictions are known to have a negative connotation there are also healthy addictions as well which in time would be known as a good habit. Old habits are hard to break and new habits are difficult to form. Habits are created by doing certain activities consecutively until they become automatic reactions. The article “Selections From Love” discusses constancy and how our traits as humans continuously change even when our physical appearance remains the same. One form of habit that the author discusses heavily is love. “You can think of love or positive resonance as one of the more complex and recurrent scenes nested within the act of the …show more content…
As a conscious species we develop skills to survive and adapt to our environments but is that all there is to life? The authors Michael Moss, Barbara Fredrickson, and Martha Stout help visualize the extent of how influences of the world make us feel trapped sometimes due to the many internal, external influences and the continuous search for meaning in life. Using these traits to affect our conscious choices we are given a glimpse of what the human mind is capable of doing. At the end of the day we realize that we are trapped only if ours minds believe we are trapped. As long as one searches for positive resonance and stops conforming to society’s expectations for being normal, the sky would be the limit, the individual would evolve as a human being, and finally we would be liberated from the trap that the world has falsely put into our

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