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In Vino Veritas – Why Alcohol Lowers Inhibitions

Translated from its Latin roots, “in vino veritas” means “in wine, truth.” The phrase has roots in Greek and Latin cultures and writings. In an ancient Greek poem, Herodotus (a contemporary of Socrates) decided that if the Persians decided something while drunk, it should be a rule to reconsider it again when they were sober.