I read here about the miserable life of a genius, Phil Katz, the one that built PK-ZIP. I learnt about the stubbornness of someone that strayed too far, refusing to turn back.
“We all tried to help. As with almost any alcoholic, the more you tell them to get some help, they begin to isolate themselves because they don’t want to hear it,”
He was so bad to the point where he would start (urinating) in his pants involuntarily. His liver was just going. He was puking up blood,”
Go read it. I hope we all can learn from it. For one, I’m grateful I don’t drink, nor smoke. All praise to Allah.