Fill your head with noise, and your area of perception diminishes in direct proportion.
Fill your head with media concerns, news stories, various outrages, and reality recedes from awareness.
Fill your head with thoughts, and those thoughts must first be pushed aside to deal with approaching danger.
My wife often remarks on my practically non-existent reaction times when driving.
It is because my head is empty.
Time is not a linear thing, at all. It stretches, like elastic.
The empty mind creates more time. Stretches it. You get more of it.
Leftism is the pursuit of time-murder, creating an endless progression of fabricated problems, needing to be solved.
It could be a very useful means of population reduction, if it could be content to only drag most people along with it.
But as it is, it insists we all join the lemming-like plunge over the cliff, as we race through time, to our end.