When you’re tired, you get raw. You get sloppy. Things are harder. Your brain answers all incoming questions, “blarrrgghh. Suck it. Why you on me all the time?” If you make a habit of going without sleep, you can adapt. You can get used to it, but you will suffer. You’ll get sick. You might even put on weight.
I’ve found through trial and error that 9 hours a night is perfect for me. I usually get about 6.5 because the internet is fascinating and I’m hooked on going down weird YouTube rabbit holes like this one.
YouTube is fascinating to me because it’s a place where you can just put yourself out there, find people like yourself, and thrive. Or be destroyed.
There are response videos and epic beefs that rival the East Coast, West Coast hip-hop wars of the 1990s. Paleo vs vegan. Harley vs Triumph. Cat vs dog. It’s all there and it’s deeper and weirder than you can ever imagine. If there are aliens watching us, they are definitely judging us for this content.
We’d all be better off if we went to sleep when it was dark. We’re not supposed to be up at night anyway. In olden times we’d be murdered by giant rats or hunted by nocturnal flesh craving baboons.
I need to go to sleep right now. Madness is setting in.