The Nature of Addiction by Roget Lockard, M.Ed.

Beginning With Fire

The Story of Addiction, Human Nature, and Evolution


Problems & Mysteries

Addiction is born solving problems — and begins creating problems from that moment onward. The Prologue identifies the problems which shape Beginning With Fire.

Chapters are then organized under sections which speak to the problems identified in the Prologue. These sections are titled: Solutions, Dissolutions, Resolutions, and Evolution.

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As humans developed the capacity for language, they acquired an experience of “self,” a sense of identity projecting backward and forward in time. Ever since then humans have sought the most satisfactory and fulfilling experiences of self possible.