― Illusion. It's powerful. I used to think that only alcohol or drugs can be addicting. I've always witnessed that other things can be just as enslaving. Food. Money. Sex. Gambling. Smoking. Work. Rage. People. Destructive relationships. Power. Fame. Lots, just new labels on an old predicament. For the addict, the pursuit of an object of addiction is the pursuit of an illusion. It's a never-ending quest to "manufacture" a pleasure that will last forever. But it never does. It's like a pail or [...].