A Cliched question in everyone’s mind nowadays is how Smoking is associated with creativity?
Well it is not surprising but most of the people who are associated with creative work are smokers. Usually an argument with smokers regarding their smoking and nicotine addiction turns up with a reply which states that it makes them feel fresh and more creative. Even in multinational companies they maintain a separate huge room especially for smoking which are very confidential.
Well actually Cigarettes do not have relation with creativity. For all those notions that many people have in their mind that Cigarettes or Nicotine offer thoughts or generates new ideas to them; scientific fact is that Nicotine actually represses your nervous system which ultimately causes depression. There are many evidences that confirm the irrelevance of smoking for creativity. Like The Non Smoking Creatives, not all creative people are smokers, and they are still doing well at what they do. Rareness of Creativity, creativity is a rare thing to find, and if smoking has anything to do with creativity then we surely have loads and loads of creative minds among us.
We have many creative people among us, who are addicted to smoking and are doing really good let us take a look,
‘Marijuana makes you lazy and stupid’ but there are some exceptions. People who use marijuana who are in fact well beyond the simple minded prohibition, perhaps these people are doing really good in their respective field.
- Bill Gates
With the ability to leap a chair from a standing position, the man who has more money in his account than some countries have in their treasury. However, very few of us will deny that Microsoft workers are nerd. The man himself said once that people should be nice to nerds, as you never know one day you might work for one. It is said that he used Marijuana in his college life and even his support for weeds in Washington is not a secret to anyone.
- Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey started smoking weed at the age of 8. The nominee of Academy Award revealed that his father started giving him drugs when he was 8 years old. Downey Jr. Was out and in of jail and rehab through 1996 and 2001 during which he told the judge that it’s like he is having a loaded gun in his mouth and the his fingers are on the triggers.
- Johnny Depp
In 2004 he was caught for saying that it would be better if his kids would smoke pots and marijuana with him rather than going on the streets in getting into some nasty stuff. He believes that trying marijuana at home is better than trying it out with your friends.
- Justin Beiber
As per Justin it is just a perception, at the end of the day many people do not find it good. He said if people are not comfortable with smoking weed then he don’t wants to make them uncomfortable. Though Justin was caught smoking many times in public places, even during his shoots. On being asked he said it is his zone and that is how he makes himself cool and makes himself cool.
- Angelina Jolie
32 year old Angelina Jolie said ‘I have done coke, heroin, LSD etc’. According to sources Jolie was caught smoking and fighting with Brad Pitt. In fact she continued smoking after her cancer treatment, Angelina Jolie mother of 6 kids recently had a treatment for cancer according to which it will be dangerous if she continues smoking, but due to tensions between her and Brad Pitt she often smokes.