Can Religion be an Addiction?

(ValerieTarico.com) – Valerie Tarico:

I’ve never been happier since I quit my 30-year addiction to Jesus.” – A Former Believer

To a medical researcher, the word addiction has a specific biological meaning. But in common vernacular, it means approximately this: the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, such as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma.

Based on this definition some religious experiences seem a lot like addictions – at least that’s what former believers say. …

valerietarico 2016/04/21 addiction

Addicted to Jesus

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