Posts Tagged ‘opiates’
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