While we were getting ready to launch this website Vox.com published an article by Brendan de Kenessey a philosopher and Postdoctoral Fellow-in-Residence at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. The article examined many of the questions this site was designed to explore.
From the article:
These questions are not merely academic: Lives depend on where we come down. The stigma against addiction owes its stubborn tenacity to a specific, and flawed, philosophical view of the mind, a misconception so seductive that it ensnared Socrates in the fifth century BC.