Posted by chris on Jan 17th, 2009
My resolve to cut out caffeine lasted about a year, but now I’m back in the game — again.
It’s a helluva drug
New York Magazine has published an interesting piece on the differences between caffeine & it’s not-so-distant cousin, cocaine:
Cocaine and amphetamines essentially do the same thing, only they create not just a pleasant feeling but outright euphoria [...] But the higher a drug’s highs, the lower its lows, which is why a crack user needing a fix might rob an elderly neighbor at gunpoint while a coffee drinker might simply get snippy with co-workers.
Full article: The Coffee Junkie’s Guide to Caffeine Addiction