I spent the day touring the inner workings of a highly automated ecommerce fulfillment system. A gigantic warehouse staffed almost entirely by robots.

Holy shit, I live in the future.

Then, someone saw fit to put a brewpub in the parking lot of my hotel. The following comes to mind after a few too many doppelbocks:

Different states of consciousness from the normal are regarded as a form of sickness. And therefore official and institutional psychiatry constitutes itself the guardian of sanity and of socially approved experience of reality

Alan Watts

I reject your reality and substiute my own!

Adam Savage

Do not Take Intoxicants

5th precept of Buddhism