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Stuart McMillen is a comic artist from Australia who uses comics as a medium to explore deep, often philosophical topics.

This month he writes about the experiment that purports that well-socialized and stimulated rats will actually choose opiate withdrawal over giving up their normal interactions. The rats in isolation cages do not.

Read the entire comic here.

Wiki article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rat_Park

Despite all our rage, we’re still just underfunded rats in a cage.

Categories: Science, Social commentary Tags: addiction, comic, drugs, heroin, opiates, rats, stuart mcmillen, webcomic