A pill (codename NZT), that for twelve hours, makes you the smartest person in the world. You are literally Limitless, but the side effects can pretty steep. You become numb, you puke, you sweat a lot; your eye sight goes blurry at random moments and eventually it kills you, but only from prolonged exposure.
This line is the prospective opening for the 2011 movie as well as the Netflix series, "Limitless". The biggest question is; would you take NZT yourself? This drug allows you to solve the hardest math equations, solve the most complex criminal cases, even give you the thought s of the best ways to become a successful candidate for president, if you wanted that, but would you take it with the side effects being so great and what would you do if you did take NZT. Personally, I would take NZT, but no more than 5 pills. Now, what I would do with that knowledge and my brain working on overdrive is the interesting part.
I would do three very simple things. The first thing I would do would be gamble. I would take a small amount of money, no more than 300 dollars or so and just build that up into a nice chunk of cash. I would split my winnings in half and use some for my own personal use. I’d take the other half and gamble that again in order to make a bit more. Let’s assume at this point, the first pill is wearing off, so I would leave the casino and call it a day.
With the second pill, after the side effects of the first one wear off, I would pull up stocks and split my winnings from the night before into the top stocks that’ll make me back the most money over time and keep track of those so that not only myself, but my family could be well off in the future. This way, there is never any sort of overly complicated struggle for money in my direct family again. See, at least in doing this, with whatever career path people down my family line would choose, if there was some sort of project or start-up, or something they wanted to try, they would be able to without the need so too much assistance.
Now, we’re down to the third and final pill. With the third pill, I would literally just sit in a library, read, and take notes (that I would be able to understand if I were on or off of NZT). This was, I can just expand my general knowledge and be successful in my own general schooling and future endeavors. I would keep the last two pill in case of an emergency. I’d keep them on my person so that whenever, if ever I needed the full power of my brain I would have the option.