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==From today's featured article==
==From today's featured article==
[[File:Count of Monte Cristo 1913.jpg|thumb|right|Scene from a 1913 film adaptation of ''The Count of Monte Cristo'', a novel with a revenge-driven plot.]]
[[File:Syria Map.png|thumb|right|Map of Syria.]]
'''Revenge addiction''' is a psychological disorder in which a person becomes addicted to thinking about grievances and retaliation against their enemies.  This pattern of thought activates the brain in much the same way as narcotics.
[[Syria]] is a country in the Middle East, formerly part of the [[Ottoman Empire]] and the French Mandate.


Grievances and revenge are common plot devices in many television shows, movies, video games, and popular booksMany people grow up immersed in this culture that elevates interpersonal conflict, leaving them vulnerable to thinking in terms of grievance and retaliation.
It lies to the southeast of [[Turkey (country)|Turkey]] and east of [[Lebanon]] and [[Israel]].  It is north of [[Jordan]] and northwest of [[Iraq]].  The capital is DamascusIt was the first country in the region to let women vote.


This pattern of thinking can also spread as a social contagion between individuals. It can lead to outbreaks of retaliatory aggression in communities.
It is currently undergoing a civil war in which forces loyal to dictator Bashar Assad have kept control of the capital but lost control of large parts of the countryside and some major cities.
 
Revenge addiction can be a problem similar to drug addiction or gambling addiction.


==Did you know ...==
==Did you know ...==
* ... that [[explosives]] often used in war....... condensed energy... blows up.......?
* ... that ''[[Unshackled!]]'' is a radio drama series produced by Pacific Garden Mission, in Chicago, Illinois, that first aired in 1950?  
* ... that [[Heaven on Earth]] is a concept that through craftiness and teamwork, people can make Earth better and more heaven-like?
* ... that [[London]] is the capital of the United Kingdom?
* ... that a [[wet cell]] is a cell with a liquid electrolyte, for example a car battery?
* ... that a [[calculator watch]] is a digital watch fitted with buttons, so that it can function easily as a miniature calculator?


==About Encyc==
==About Encyc==

Revision as of 16:39, 9 August 2022

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From today's featured article

Map of Syria.

Syria is a country in the Middle East, formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and the French Mandate.

It lies to the southeast of Turkey and east of Lebanon and Israel. It is north of Jordan and northwest of Iraq. The capital is Damascus. It was the first country in the region to let women vote.

It is currently undergoing a civil war in which forces loyal to dictator Bashar Assad have kept control of the capital but lost control of large parts of the countryside and some major cities.

Did you know ...

  • ... that Unshackled! is a radio drama series produced by Pacific Garden Mission, in Chicago, Illinois, that first aired in 1950?
  • ... that London is the capital of the United Kingdom?
  • ... that a calculator watch is a digital watch fitted with buttons, so that it can function easily as a miniature calculator?

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