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#101:Here is a 30-minute audio interview I did over the weekend regarding Area 51. http://bit.ly/QDdNM - Lazar, Uhouse, UFO philosophy.
— Mon May 04 2009 23:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#102:After years of scientific study, I have determined that WORK SUCKS! My new essay: http://bit.ly/B7x3S (Kilroy Cafe #45)
— Tue May 05 2009 01:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#103:Sober and caffeine-free for over five years! You just have to believe in yourself (not have any money to pay for it).
— Tue May 05 2009 14:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#104:How much money do you spend on caffeine every day? Add it up! How much is that in a year? A lot less than cocaine, for sure!
— Tue May 05 2009 14:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#105:Caffeine doesn't really give you energy. It steals it! It takes your own energy away from you and gives it back only when you shoot up.
— Tue May 05 2009 15:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#106:Few people bother to quit caffeine because the cost is relatively low. I doesn't ruin lives or destroy health. It's just a low-level drain.
— Tue May 05 2009 15:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#107:Is life real or a virtual reality video game? Doesn't matter. It's the only game there is, so you might as well play it.
— Tue May 05 2009 15:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#108:Is there life after death? Irrelevant. That's another universe. You have to live this life for what it is.
- #existentialism — Tue May 05 2009 15:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#109:The rules of life come from life itself, from what you see and experience. You don't need a god to tell you what works and what doesn't.
— Tue May 05 2009 15:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#110:People invent a life after death to try to get themselves off the hook for their current one.
— Tue May 05 2009 15:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#111:The American Dream: marriage, children, house, pets and a secure job to pay for it all -- i.e. total imprisonment.
— Tue May 05 2009 16:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#112:The charming thing about Twitter is that hardly anyone is any good at it yet.
— Tue May 05 2009 18:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#113:No one dies of TWO self-inflicted gunshot wounds to the head, right? (My tweet 5/4) Gary Webb did! http://bit.ly/TttLn (thx @zcopley)
— Tue May 05 2009 21:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#114:It seems 1% of the risks in life get 99% of the publicity. Mobilizing for these unlikely threats may distract us from the real ones.
— Tue May 05 2009 21:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#115:Success has a way of freezing people at whatever developmental stage they were in when the success occurred. It can mean the end of growth.
— Tue May 05 2009 21:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#116:There is nothing more destructive than excessive and unwarranted good fortune. It often sets people up for catastrophic failure later on.
— Tue May 05 2009 21:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#117:The 20s are the narcissistic decade. The young adult is desperately trying to make his mark on the world and can't see much beyond himself.
— Wed May 06 2009 00:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#118:Whatever you believe, do you believe it because it is right or because you are so heavily invested in it that you have to believe?
— Wed May 06 2009 02:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#119:What makes a person "old" and inflexible is not so much the passage of time but the weight of prior investments accumulated around him.
— Wed May 06 2009 02:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#120:Just republished a classic Kilroy essay from a year ago: "Male Sports Addiction: A Clinical Profile" http://bit.ly/d5ks7 - Is there hope?
— Wed May 06 2009 11:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#121:Airline safety is one government regulation success story. Airlines are cutting corners every way they can, yet planes rarely crash.
— Wed May 06 2009 13:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#122:Some drugs make you violent, but pot just robs you of initiative. The pothead would never hurt you but he rarely leaves the couch.
— Wed May 06 2009 13:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#123:The pothead's lack of initiative is called "amotivational syndrome," which he insists doesn't exist. Know any potheads? You decide.
— Wed May 06 2009 13:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#124:There's a fine line between love and enabling.
— Wed May 06 2009 14:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#125:If we took all the time, attention and money now wasted on spectator sports and turned them to productive uses, think of all we could do!
— Wed May 06 2009 14:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#126:People who are trapped usually want you to join them. They need to promote their lifestyle and beliefs to justify what they've already done.
- #existentialism — Wed May 06 2009 18:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#127:"Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you're good is like expecting a bull not to charge at you because you're vegetarian."--Unkn
— Wed May 06 2009 18:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#128:"All comedy is tragedy, if you only look deep enough into it." -- Thomas Hardy
— Wed May 06 2009 18:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#129:Just released a new Kilroy essay "The Fallacy of Justice" http://bit.ly/BYcA0 (Kilroy Cafe #46) Justice can't repair the past, only you can.
— Thu May 07 2009 00:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#130:Fortune cookie say: Something you spend too much time on can be done in a much easier way, but you have to give up a lost cause first.
— Thu May 07 2009 09:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#131:There are always easier/faster/smarter ways to do things, but you have to be open to them. Most people prefer the hard/slow/dumb ways.
— Thu May 07 2009 10:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#132:There is no security in freedom. You have to choose one or the other.
— Thu May 07 2009 10:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#133:The hard part about freedom is you are responsible when things go wrong.
— Thu May 07 2009 10:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#134:Regret is such a painful emotion that people will do anything to avoid it. They'll deny history or cripple their future to make it go away.
— Thu May 07 2009 10:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#135:"Taste Inflation" is the expansion of ones tastes and "needs" to absorb whatever resources one has. http://bit.ly/Dlxek (Kilroy Cafe #36)
— Thu May 07 2009 13:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#136:"There's a fine line between stupid and clever." -- Spinal Tap
— Thu May 07 2009 13:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#137:There's a fine line between sexy and stupid.
— Thu May 07 2009 13:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#138:You can't talk people out of their bad habits. You can only defend your own boundaries when their habits intrude into your space.
— Thu May 07 2009 14:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#139:Star Trek opens today! It's like Christmas morning: There's some anticipation but mostly I'm glad the hype is finally over.
— Thu May 07 2009 16:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#140:"No pain, no gain" -- usually uttered by people with inflexible goals. Better: "No brain, no gain" http://bit.ly/sZUKW (Kilroy Cafe #43)
— Thu May 07 2009 22:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#141:The pretty-boy anchor on the evening news shouldn't be called a "journalist." He's an actor reading someone else's lines.
— Fri May 08 2009 05:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#142:Worshipping the actors in a movie is like praising your television set for the shows it receives.
— Fri May 08 2009 05:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#143:The commercial agenda poisons everything it touches. When a speaker has something to sell, everything he says becomes suspect.
— Fri May 08 2009 11:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#144:The relentless pressure of capitalism is to sell us things we don't need. Lost in the onslaught are truth and the things we do need.
— Fri May 08 2009 11:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#145:Any food that is unpalatable at a certain temperature (warm ice cream, cold beef stew, etc.) probably isn't good for you anyway.
— Fri May 08 2009 12:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#146:Cooking changes the chemical composition of some food, making it more digestible, but the temperature it is served at is irrelevant.
— Fri May 08 2009 12:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#147:Most celebrities are empty figureheads, having accomplished little more than following someone else's script.
— Fri May 08 2009 12:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#148:Before you praise an actor or singer, ask yourself: Did they actually write the words that came out of their mouth?
— Fri May 08 2009 12:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#149:...there's no end to the stupid dog tricks you can get people to perform. http://bit.ly/gMAiV (Kilroy Cafe #3)
— Fri May 08 2009 13:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#150:Sexual attraction is such a powerful force that if you censor it and dole it out in tantalizing little bits... (cont'd)
— Fri May 08 2009 13:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#151:For all the rock climbers, sky divers, extreme skiers and hang glider pilots who tragically died doing the sport they loved: DUH!
- #danger #risk — Fri May 08 2009 16:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#152:Given the choice of freedom or slavery, most will choose slavery, but they call it by other names.
— Fri May 08 2009 22:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#153:Most memorable Star Trek movie line: Spock to Kirk: "Out of the chair."
— Sat May 09 2009 02:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#154:The new Star Trek movie gives the franchise a much needed upgrade to the 1990s. (Oh, wait, what century is this?)
— Sat May 09 2009 02:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#155:Star Trek movie fact checking: There are no canyons in Iowa.
— Sat May 09 2009 02:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#156:Star Trek movie fact checking: In the 23rd Century no educated human will speak English as a second language, let alone Russian as a first.
— Sat May 09 2009 02:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#157:Star Trek movie review: Entertaining, but not memorable. I've already forgotten most of it. Spock, Scottie rock! Rest: so-so.
— Sat May 09 2009 03:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#158:You don't need an answer to everything to lead a satisfying life. You just soldier on based on what you do know.
- #existentialism — Sat May 09 2009 09:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#159:Star Trek fact checking: Spock's father couldn't have married his mother because the atrocity of marriage was outlawed in the 22nd Century.
— Sat May 09 2009 10:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#160:You can't argue with placebos -- safe, effective, non-habit-forming -- except when they cost more than you earn.
— Sat May 09 2009 10:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#161:Placebos don't heal a disease but mitigate its symptoms. Most consumer products are placebos.
— Sat May 09 2009 10:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#162:Star Trek updated for the Y2Ks: Kirk and Spock gay-marry. They get divorced five years later and never speak to each other again.
— Sat May 09 2009 10:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#163:The trouble with time travel and parallel universes: Pretty soon you say WTF, there's no sense in doing ANYTHING!
— Sat May 09 2009 10:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#164:My new advice for the air traveler: "How to Sleep on an Airplane" http://bit.ly/rvr63 - You can survive the dreaded Red Eye!
— Sat May 09 2009 17:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#165:Another nice Star Trek moment: Chekov has the con but abandons it almost immediately to address a technical problem. Clearly not a leader.
— Sat May 09 2009 20:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#166:My latest philosophy essay: "Dark Star Duet: A Model of Dysfunctional Marriage" http://bit.ly/CSaKb (Kilroy Cafe #47)
— Sun May 10 2009 01:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#167:We are all aliens here. One morning we woke up on this strange planet, in a body we didn't choose, living with a really bizarre family.
- #existentialism — Sun May 10 2009 08:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#168:We all grew up in a protected environment, an artificial one, and the great trauma of life is discovering that the world works differently.
- #existentialism — Sun May 10 2009 08:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#169:BTW: I have never seen "Lost".
— Sun May 10 2009 08:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#170:Life is like a episode of "Lost". A lot of it doesn't make much sense, but you keep going anyway.
- #existentialism — Sun May 10 2009 08:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#171:Thank God for delusional thinking, bad planning, alcohol and failed condoms. Without them, there might be no mothers.
— Sun May 10 2009 14:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#172:Apologizing for the preceding non-Hallmark™ Mother's Day greeting...
— Sun May 10 2009 14:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#173:Some of those Nigerian email scams try so hard and with such poor English that you want to give them your bank account info out of sympathy.
— Sun May 10 2009 18:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#174:Beliefs are driven by investment. People will believe what they have to believe to defend what they have already invested in.
— Sun May 10 2009 23:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#175:Think it's sweet that everyone in the twitterverse has "the best mom in the whole world". So where did all our issues come from?
— Mon May 11 2009 00:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#176:Cool word: "entropy" - Unless actively maintained, every ordered system tends fall into disorder and decay.
— Mon May 11 2009 00:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#177:The Roman Empire collapsed because of that second word: Empire. They expanded too far, beyond sustainability. A classic boom-and-bust cycle.
— Mon May 11 2009 01:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#178:Preceding every collapse is euphoria, the feeling that we are special and can do anything and that the old rules no longer apply.
— Mon May 11 2009 01:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#179:The young are especially vulnerable to destructive euphoria. The mature, who have been thru a few crashes, should have learned moderation.
— Mon May 11 2009 01:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#180:NY Times (today) on "The Story of Stuff" http://bit.ly/wvObP 20-minute video on how Stuff is strangling our planet. Not so simple, though.
— Mon May 11 2009 12:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#181:Americans' obsession with Stuff may harm the planet, but the real damage is internal - how all this excess weight drags you down personally.
— Mon May 11 2009 12:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#182:Note to authors of Nigerian scam emails: Drop "Mr." from your name. It's a "tell" in the first 3 chars! Sample email: http://bit.ly/lkXkC
— Mon May 11 2009 15:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#183:If you have followed Area 51, this month marks the 20-YEAR ANNIVERSARY of Bob Lazar's flying saucer claims. KLAS-TV: http://bit.ly/9KRWd
— Mon May 11 2009 20:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#184:BTW: From the "Where Are They Now" file, our last report on Bob Lazar placed him in Michigan. My Nov. 08 blog report: http://bit.ly/TWr42
— Mon May 11 2009 20:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#185:Star Trek movie fact checking: In the 23rd Century, Kirk's parents didn't know his gender until he was born. See how far we've come!
— Mon May 11 2009 22:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#186:If you are going to consider suicide, you might as well consider drastic and experimental changes short of it. You're free now, so why not?
— Tue May 12 2009 02:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#187:Before you commit suicide, experiment with "trial suicide" first -- where you give up everything except your life.
- #existentialism — Tue May 12 2009 02:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#188:Photos: I get all emo over emu and manic over monotremes at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. http://bit.ly/TE7bO
— Tue May 12 2009 04:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#189:Wow! So THIS is where they keep all those missing boats and planes from the Bermuda Triangle. I can't wait to tell my... (umph!)
— Tue May 12 2009 10:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#190:I've just been kicked out of my first country ever: Bermuda! Another feather in the cap, I'd say. http://bit.ly/DaATb
— Tue May 12 2009 23:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#191:In Frankfurt they have REAL Customs: no bags searched and not a single question asked.
— Wed May 13 2009 10:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#192:Cached my bag in the woods near the Frankfurt airport and now heading to the city.
— Wed May 13 2009 10:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#193:If I were a bug I could walk upside down on the ceiling, which is pretty amazing when you think about it!
— Thu May 14 2009 04:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#194:I pitched my tent in the forest next to the Frankfurt airport. Slept 9 hours! I think I'll stay longer next time. Need cheap WiFi though!
— Thu May 14 2009 04:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#195:It's really disturbing to walk through a field in Germany and feel the crunch, crunch, crunch of snails under your feet. All the death!
— Thu May 14 2009 05:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#196:Nooks and crannies. That's what Europe's good for. They got nooks and crannies like you wouldn't believe!
— Thu May 14 2009 05:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#197:To camp at Frankfurt airport, take the tram to Terminal 2, then walk straight out, under the freeway. Woods galore!
— Thu May 14 2009 05:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#198:The key to language survival in Europe: Speak English! Be clear and simple. Trying to speak their language only leads to confusion.
— Thu May 14 2009 06:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#199:Passportitus: Pathological checking and rechecking of your passport, 'cuz if you don't have it you ain't goin' nowhere.
— Thu May 14 2009 06:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#200:At the Frankfurt airport there's a full service supermarket (hiding under Terminal 1). Low prices! I could live here!
— Thu May 14 2009 06:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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