George L. Lorton
Higher tolerance, often as not, means that somebody is more adept at compensation for an impaired central nervous system.
That's what I'm saying, basically.
The base physiological reactions don't go away and are much the same for everybody.
True. I never said the alcohol helped Joughlin in his reaction to cold water but it might of made him less panicky or prone to panic. But it really depends on the person.