Long after the food's been removedA rat hitting the switch for the food pellet.
But like the rat thing, most of the time, it never does get made. But we keep seeking it. How many stories from the last 20 years have had their ends tied together? Adam Curtis talked about this. After the millennium the news narrative has become an endless supply of open stories with no clear beginning, middle or end. No beating the baddies. Never quite knowing what's going on. I think the conspiracy circles work on this stuff too. The sense of getting close to finally cracking it, pulling back the curtain. It's right around the corner. But they never get there. I'd have to guess this is based on addiction mechanisms, i.e. dope, yo.I don’t think it’s just dopamine - it’s about revelation - somehow out there sense can be made.