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Re: Turn to drugs!
in thread Advancing oneself personally and professionally as a programmer (discussion)
That's where you're wrong. The best hackers know, understand and can control non-ordinary states of reality.
Yes, dreams are very interesting. Did you know that during REM sleep, your body is converting melatonin to DMT, "the most powerful psychedelic known to man"?
All of the drugs you recommend have a strong addiction potential and definite physiological side effects. Have you actually read anything about them?