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

Beginning With Fire

The Story of Addiction, Human Nature, and Evolution

Chapter Sketches

Section Four


The day will come when, after harnessing the ether, the winds, the tides, gravitation, we shall harness the energies of love. And on that day for the second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.

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Roget Lockard’s is a unique and important voice in the public conversation, one that always urges us gently along paths of healing and compassionate consciousness. His graceful teachings and writings, born of decades-long exploration of the dynamics of addiction in individuals, families and societies, bring a singular wisdom and a practical perspective to the task of cultivating sober and healthy lives and relationships...

Jonathan Klate, Ph.D.; Author, researcher, and practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine for over thirty years