You dont have direct control of your engine with an automatic transmission, a computer does, do not for one minute tell me you can actually downshift through a corner WELL. TC's are not the same as clutches.
If automatic transmissions where as fantastic as you make them out to be, then everone who tracks there cars would love them, and hate manuals because they are inconsistent because of human error. Auto's suck, you are in denial, lol. BTW, the automatic tranny in your car is made by GM, just thought you should know.
Next your going to be telling me that autos are just as fast as manuals.
*This is not meant as a flame, please dont take it as an insult, i am just stating that you ARE wrong.*