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Old 12-31-2016, 05:28 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Time goes as fast in the car as outside of it (Einstein does not agree, but even then the difference is not noticeable without special instrumentation).
It only matters if you need to be at the destination at a certain time.

I like my car and do not mind being inside it. I use my time behind the wheel thinking things over, and I like to drive at moderate speed to aid my thinking. I arrive relaxed.
Also, I like to reduce the noise level; I suffer from tinnitus and the faster I drive, the longer and harder my ears keep ringing afterwards.

I do have less time to spend outside the car but my quality of life is better when driving slow; both during and after driving.

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It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter's Law.

When I drive a car I'm a driver. When I'm sitting on my couch I'm a biker.
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