A spider’s web is remarkable. It serves as the primary way in which the spider survives. But what happens when, like us human creatures, spiders become subject to hallucinogenics or other mind-altering substances?
What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do — and if there might be a better way.