Does anyone else here write essays while driving? I've been getting a lot of backlash from my family after they found out but I keep telling them it's the only way to keep myself awake while driving. Unlike most brain-damaged truck drivers who probably spend an average of 23 seconds distracted by their phones I've carefully considered various factors such as how long I must spend reading what I've written, how much of my brain power is diverted to reading, and my reaction speed should an immediate danger present itself. My setup is as follows:
I have my tablet glued to the top of the front window and a wireless keyboard that I type with in my lap. Although I can easily touch-type well-structured arguments while staying 100% focused on the road, I occasionally glance at the tablet using my right eye only (left eye stays on the road) to review my work. With a reading speed of 1000WPM, I need only to glance for 0.75 seconds in order to read 12.5 words using 2% of my attention. In order to compensate for the 2% of attention I lose (although this can hardly be considered a loss) during these 0.75 seconds, I alternate blinking between my left and right eye (only when both eyes are on the road) so that there is no time at which I do not have at least one eye on the road, in contrast to the average driver who probably spends most of their time in the car blinking erratically. While my elder cousins may berate me for writing my essays in the car, reminding them that they allow themselves to blink with both eyes while driving always gets them to shut up, as it is a well-known fact that blinking while driving is no different from driving under the influence. They also fail to see that even if I were to encounter a potential hazard on the road during the 0.75 seconds under which I have 98% of my attention on the road, I would react much faster than them due to my extensive experience with FPS gaming.
In summary, I am simply superior.
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