You all take drinking as a fact of life, but do any of you know what it actually does to you? All alchohol shares one thing in common, "ethanol" this when injested will go to your liver. Your liver can only cope with so much of it at a time, and any which is not changed into harmless chemicals by your liver enters your blood stream. One third of this will go to your brain, since it needs the most blood. In your brain think of there being two little people. Emotion and Reason. Emotion makes split second decisions which Reason will normally over rule. When alchohol enters your brain it upsets the balance between these two and Emotion can easily overpower Reason. This slows down things such as reaction time. When an emergency happens, Emotion panics, but if it over powers Reason it takes longer to react. And so this is why so many accidents happen with Drink Driving. Also, when injesting alchohol, your body goes through the four stages of inebriation. The first is when you relax, you feel calm and less self conscious. The second is where you become emotionaly rash and sometimes rude. The third is when your friends wouldn't recognise you, you being angry, and get set off at the simplest thing. The fourth is where your bodies motor functions, slow down and can switch off, leading to unconsciousness and even a comma. I hope this serves as a warning to you. Alchohol, know your limits!