A Penny For Your Thoughts

Osarenkhoe Uwuigbe

Abstract


This paper discusses how much thought can be purchased with a penny. By quantifying thought by the power necessary to produce thought and comparing this to the cost per kilowatt hour of electricity as typically charged by energy providers. It was found that, assuming it is possible to think as fast as you speak, a penny could buy a 3 hour, 7 minute and 30 second monologue. 


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