A few famous alcoholics

Although drunkenness leads to a type of human degradation, in some very rare cases it can heighten a certain kind of human genius, but at a high cost: illness, depression, premature death. We can never repeat this often enough: “Learn to appreciate and consume in great moderation.”

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