The opposite of addiction is connection

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The opposite of addiction is not sobriety, the opposite of addiction is
connection.

— JOHANN HARI

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In a podcast episode by Your Undivided Attention, titled the Opposite of Addiction, Johann Hari makes the case that addiction, among other mental health issues, is a symptom of a deeper problem of a disconnected society (a must listen!). 

In other words, the issue of internet addiction isn’t the internet itself, but rather the void it helps us fill.

In other words, addiction is escapism.

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