Re: virus: Fwd: Computer Addiction Is Coming On-line

Sodom (
Fri, 29 Jan 1999 09:28:42 -0500

Will power is still the issue Tim - but i admit that it may take a "superhuman" willpower to overcome some additions, or to avoid some.

Bill Roh

Tim Rhodes wrote:

> Eric wrote:
> >My personal understanding of individuals is that they only do what
> >interests them most -- that, like TV "addiction", this problem is
> >merely fabricated by people who think that 10 hours a day of <x> is
> >too much. Now, if the people themselves are complaining, I can see
> >it... but then the problem is their will-power, not the computer
> >itself... if they don't want to play, the off switch is really easy to
> >reach.
> Stay away from drugs and alcohol , Eric. You don't have a good enough
> understanding of the nature of addiction to avoid getting yourself in
> trouble.
> -Prof. Tim