Everyone wants to say how dangerous it is to use psychedelic drugs, but Moses takes a few and comes up with a set of morally sound rules that have held up for thousands of years and, for some, serves as a reason not to murder the guy in front of you who's taking an annoyingly long time at the ATM. In fact, when he said he was convinced from "actual experiments that coca is the very best substitute for opium addicts," he was speaking from personal experience, since he was a himself a morphine addict. But they sell about billion cans of the stuff a year to about countries, an average of more than 60 cans to every single human being on the planet. After all, way more people drink Coke than have heard of the double helix. When combined with the sugar and caffeine, that brings the drug to right around street level. In fact, they grow right up out of the ground, all on their own. Most AAs were violently opposed to his experimenting with a mind-altering substance. Why It Makes Sense: But fans of the drink were known to chug up to five at a sitting, or to drink it with five times the syrup called for in the recipe. Advertisement Why It Makes Sense: It can set up a shining goal on the positive side, after all it is only a temporary ego-reducer. Continue Reading Below The Drug: According to the anonymous author of his official biography, Wilson felt LSD "helped him eliminate many barriers erected by the self, or ego, that stand in the way of one's direct experiences of the cosmos and of god". If you're going to create a system of unchangeable rules meant to govern large groups of people, you might want to think "manual" instead of a "grocery list.