«To alcohol! The cause of — and solution to — all of life’s problems!»
There’s a great xkcd:
And I wonder, is there something to it? On an individual level?
Is there a “sweet spot” when the fear a person experiences drops down to manageable levels, and the cognitive faculties are still intact for … rather great work? Akin to the following sketch:
And is this a way to go? Or should the way lead via … cognitive change and not alcohol?