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[[File:Constitution_of_the_United_States,_page_1.jpg|thumb|Constitution of the United States]]
[[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.]]
The '''[[United States Constitution]]''' was ratified in 1787Delaware was the first state to do so.
'''Revenge addiction''' is a psychological disorder in which a person becomes addicted to thinking about grievances and retaliation against their enemiesThis pattern of thought activates the brain in much the same way as narcotics.


We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union,
Grievances and revenge are common plot devices in many television shows, movies, video games, and popular books.  Many people grow up immersed in this culture that elevates interpersonal conflict, leaving them vulnerable to thinking in terms of grievance and retaliation.
establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common
 
defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to
This pattern of thinking can also spread as a social contagion between individuals. It can lead to outbreaks of retaliatory aggression in communities.
ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the
 
United States of America.
Revenge addiction can be a problem similar to drug addiction or gambling addiction.


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