As one gets older do things really hurt more? Do hangovers last longer and muscles ache with more vigour?
I like to think of it as when one gets wiser they comprehend and understand better the ramifications of an hour, evening or life of self abuse.
Then again, ignorance is bliss!:
"I just read an article on the dangers of heavy drinking...
Sacred the crap out of me. So that's it!
After today, no more reading"