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"You should not look a gift universe in the mouth." GKC
GKC dealt with this in Heretics - under Omar and the Sacred Vine. To paraphrase: Never drink because you need it, as if it was medicine - drink for no reason at all - and you will paradoxically obtain the health of the ancients. So, don't fall for the cult of health - to drink to live longer. Drink because you're happy, for no other reason - the other way is the way to hell.
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