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#301:In a clever act of programming, I have archived all of my Twitter tweets in chronological order: http://bit.ly/18Yh8s
— Thu May 21 2009 19:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#302:The philosophy of EXISTENTIALISM says the answers to life's questions come from life itself, not from any outside authority (God, etc.)
— Thu May 21 2009 20:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#303:Existentialism isn't an atheist philosophy but an agnostic one. We don't know what lies beyond this life. All we know is this one.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#304:Existentialism suggests that no one knows more than you do about what life is all about. All priests and gurus are just as lost as you are.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#305:Existentialism says everything you need to know about life is right in front of you. Life itself provides the data.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#306:To figure out how life works, you conduct experiments and try to deduce the underlying mechanisms. What works? What doesn't? You decide.
- #existentialism — Thu May 21 2009 20:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#307:Existentialism is seen as a very lonely philosophy. There's no father looking after you, just you and your own choices.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#308:You could argue the life is an illusion. Existentialism says, "So what?" It's the best illusion we have, so we have to respect it's rules.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#309:Existentialism is big on CHOICE. That's all you have. You can choose wisely or poorly, but you are always responsible for what happens.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#310:Will there be a reward in Heaven? Don't count on it. You do good on this planet because it makes sense, not because of what God might do.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#311:Under existentialism, there can still be evil. Evil arises from an inconsistency between one part of you and another, called "bad faith."
— Thu May 21 2009 20:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#312:"Bad faith" is when your actions don't match your words. You know something is wrong but you do it anyway.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#313:Bad faith, practiced over time, eats you up inside and twists you into a scheming villain in a black hat with a cackling laugh. Really!
— Thu May 21 2009 20:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#314:Bad faith requires lying to yourself, then more lies to cover up the original ones. Soon your brain is a mess of short circuits.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#315:Someone living in bad faith survives only by becoming more and more isolated from the world around him. Then he retires to Florida.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#316:Under existentialism, no matter what circumstances you're in, you are going to look for choice. How can you improve things or limit damage?
— Thu May 21 2009 20:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#317:Under existentialism, there's no giving up. Fortune or misfortune, you soldier on, because life is all you've got, and you have to use it.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#318:So where did life come from? Did God make it? I don't know, but it's irrelevant. All that matters is what you do, what you choose.
- #existentialism — Thu May 21 2009 21:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#319:Stardate 2009.141, Las Vegas, early 21st Century. I am torn: Should I reveal to the humans the doom that awaits them or keep it to myself?
— Thu May 21 2009 23:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#320:The terrifying truths behind 24 classic nursery rhymes http://bit.ly/8ESN4 (Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill, etc.) Brainz via @absolutelytrue
— Fri May 22 2009 00:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#321:What you don't know CAN hurt you. NY Times (5/20) http://bit.ly/crz1n - The point: People live best with resolution, not uncertainty.
— Fri May 22 2009 01:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#322:"An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way." - Charles Bukowski
— Fri May 22 2009 01:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#323:Thanks in part to YouTube, most public discourse on the internet is little more than a never-ending episode of "Ripley's Believe It Or Not!"
— Fri May 22 2009 03:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#324:Spam followers are easily detected by the huge increase in followees since they friended you. Just block 'em!
— Fri May 22 2009 03:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#325:Once I blocked spam followers, I lost half of them. That means celebs who claim 1M followers probably only have a fraction of that.
— Fri May 22 2009 03:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#326:"The greatest enemy of individual freedom is the individual himself." - Saul Alinsky (via @linkibol)
— Fri May 22 2009 12:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#327:"Once you accept your own death, all of a sudden you're free to live." - Saul Alinsky. More quotes from him: http://bit.ly/eYjZ0
— Fri May 22 2009 14:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#328:Human relations are a constant struggle between loneliness on one side and engulfment on the other.
— Fri May 22 2009 14:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#329:Engulfment is when you lose control of your own life in service to others. It feels like you're drowning.
- #existentialism — Fri May 22 2009 14:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#330:Loneliness is an absence of contact with others, but it's compounded by a lack of mission, which others can't really provide.
— Fri May 22 2009 14:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#331:Life is inherently lonely. There will always be a limit to how much you can merge with others, so get used to it!
- #existentialism — Fri May 22 2009 14:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#332:Lonely people seeking a relationship often fail to see the other side: how quickly you can get swallowed up in another and lose control.
— Fri May 22 2009 14:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#333:What seems to be loneliness is often just the pressures of not knowing what to do with yourself. With a mission, loneliness fades.
— Fri May 22 2009 14:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#334:Loneliness/engulfment creates a cycle. You're desperate for attachment, but when it happens you say, "Get me outta here, I can't breathe!"
— Fri May 22 2009 14:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#335:Successful relationships require a balance between loneliness and engulfment, which is a hard spot to find.
— Fri May 22 2009 14:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#336:No matter how intimate you may be with someone, you must define and actively defend your boundaries. "This is the line you can't cross."
— Fri May 22 2009 14:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#337:Boundaries are the subject of one of my songs: "This is Where I Begin" http://bit.ly/Cm1tj No you can't come over this side.
— Fri May 22 2009 14:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#338:Airline lingo: "lapchild" - an infant under two sitting in a parent's lap and not requiring an extra seat. "M'am, control your lapchild!"
— Fri May 22 2009 16:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#339:Airline lingo: "arrival pastry" - a cellophane-packaged pastry served to overseas air passengers about an hour before arrival. A good sign!
— Fri May 22 2009 16:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#340:If my "gaydar" is working correctly, male flight attendants are overwhelmingly gay. Deceptively simple question: Why?
— Fri May 22 2009 16:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#341:It is the nature of society to create rules. It is the nature of the individual to evade them.
— Fri May 22 2009 18:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#342:It is not a sin to have money in the bank, only to spend it frivolously.
— Fri May 22 2009 20:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#343:"The only good divorce is a fast divorce." - Judge Gerald Hardcastle. I agree. You MUST get everything resolved as quickly as possible.
— Fri May 22 2009 23:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#344:I erred in my own divorce by not resolving it quickly, by giving too many second chances and by letting my ex continue to depend on me.
— Fri May 22 2009 23:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#345:Once you know your marriage isn't gong to work, the most humane thing you can do for everyone is to cut the cord quickly.
— Fri May 22 2009 23:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#346:People can't move on with their lives until the future is clearly resolved and there is no more room for negotiation.
— Fri May 22 2009 23:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#347:There is no problem in the world that will be resolved by creating a Facebook page for it. Virtual protest is worth nothing.
— Sat May 23 2009 01:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#348:The trouble with growing up in wealth and privilege is that it is impossible to meet the standards of your parents without feeding off them.
— Sat May 23 2009 04:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#349:Most adults have little curiosity about the world around them because it might threaten the value of their own investments.
— Sat May 23 2009 10:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#350:To protect the delusion that we made all the right choices, we suppress any other alternatives.
— Sat May 23 2009 10:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#351:It's easy to say, "I love my town/career/spouse," if you never experience any other. All is fine when you stay within your comfort zone.
— Sat May 23 2009 10:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#352:One tool of supression is paranoia. If you can imagine a threat in an outside alternative, it won't threaten your own investments.
— Sat May 23 2009 10:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#353:If you're married to X but meet up with Y, you will look for flaws in Y to justify your investment in X. If none, you make them up!
— Sat May 23 2009 10:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#354:After divorce it's easy to accept the flaws in your ex. When married, though, you suppress this knowledge and make excuses for it.
— Sat May 23 2009 10:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#355:A doctor can't accept that medicine isn't the best career for him because he has already invested so much. Any other data is suppressed.
— Sat May 23 2009 10:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#356:There is a certain satisfaction in watching gays make all the same relationship mistakes as heteros. Nothing really changes.
— Sat May 23 2009 10:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#357:Funny Obama/Spock cartoon: http://bit.ly/aXq5j - A little too close to the truth, re deficits. Via @aedison
— Sat May 23 2009 13:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#358:People believe what they need to believe to protect what they have already invested in.
— Sat May 23 2009 14:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#359:When we hurt someone else it's called guilt. When we hurt ourselves it's regret. Same thing really.
— Sat May 23 2009 15:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#360:Best desert sun hat: any t-shirt put on upside down. With neck opening, cover ears but not eyes. Drape shirt on neck. Looks Egyptian!
— Sat May 23 2009 16:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#361:The patented Egyptian T-Shirt Sun Hat modeled by yours truly. http://bit.ly/R0Ttg
— Sat May 23 2009 20:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#362:I'm in Reno to see Europe's #1 Britney Spears impersonator - and kill all the other B.S. impersonators. No one will suspect who's behind it.
— Sat May 23 2009 23:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#363:I seem to be missing something. What is the point of a high-res TV screen that exceeds the resolution of the human eye that's watching it?
— Sat May 23 2009 23:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#364:My free accommodations in Reno consist of a sleeping bag, a tarp and a secret spot of wooded land identified on Google Earth.
— Sun May 24 2009 00:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#365:Marriage, or any other "forever" commitment, assumes that you have your life all worked out in advance. It's an arrogant position.
— Sun May 24 2009 00:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#366:It is fine to choose for the short term - days, months - but once you start choosing for decades, your choice inevitably becomes a prison.
— Sun May 24 2009 00:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#367:Sometimes I wish the 49-year-old Glenn could go back to advise the 20-year-old one, but that would be cheating.
— Sun May 24 2009 00:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#368:For most people, the early 20s are the prime of ones personal freedom, but with an overwhelming pressure to give it up.
— Sun May 24 2009 01:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#369:In an urban environment, it is truly amazing where your own feet can take you at 3 mph!
— Sun May 24 2009 01:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#370:The 49-year-old Glenn can't go back to advise the 20-year-old one, but the 20-year-old can still inspire the 49-year-old.
— Sun May 24 2009 01:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#371:In every city in the world in the summer: Boys on skateboards in the city square practicing their moves. Girls on cell phones.
— Sun May 24 2009 01:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#372:Life's most narcissistic act is to bring a new child into the world when so many already here are in desperate need.
— Sun May 24 2009 01:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#373:Field observation: Sagging (wearing ones pants below the hips) and not tying ones shoelaces are incompatible with the best skateboard moves.
— Sun May 24 2009 01:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#374:THREE tribute bands are playing for FREE outside Harrahs in Reno tonight at 8pm. BE THERE! (My camera will be.)
— Sun May 24 2009 02:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#375:The creation of music and its performance are two different things. Most "musicians" are only capable of the latter.
— Sun May 24 2009 03:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#376:Random factoid: It's "There's a bad moon on the rise," not "There's a bathroom on the right."
— Sun May 24 2009 03:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#377:Kathmandu, that's where I'm really really going to. (If I ever get out of here.)
— Sun May 24 2009 04:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#378:I'm enjoying my first-ever gay nightclub (in Reno). Actually my first-ever NIGHTCLUB! Thank God I brought my handy-dandy foam earplugs!
— Sun May 24 2009 05:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#379:Even my foam earplugs, suitable for the airport ramp, are hardly adequate here. Young people these days! When I was a kid, we had HEARING!
— Sun May 24 2009 06:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#380:When I stand in front of the giant speakers (earplugs installed), every hair on my body vibrates.
— Sun May 24 2009 06:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#381:I didn't have to kill any Britneys tonight, 'cause Brit #1 showed 'em who's boss!
— Sun May 24 2009 09:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#382:Back on a plane after two (2) hours of sleep in Reno. Ah, the gay life!
— Sun May 24 2009 12:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#383:Sometimes, aboard a flight, I may enjoy the illicit pleasure of a caffeinated cola product, but only if it is free.
— Sun May 24 2009 14:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#384:Airline lingo: "carrion item" - the rotting carcass of a dead animal stored in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you.
— Sun May 24 2009 14:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#385:Best line from Scooby Doo movie: REPORTER "What's the secret of your success?" FREDDIE "Teamwork! I do a tremendous amount of teamwork!"
— Sun May 24 2009 18:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#386:I suspect everyone involved in music performance is already hearing damaged, so they have to turn the volume up even more.
— Sun May 24 2009 18:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#387:I've just discovered the WORLD'S GREATEST COMEDIC TALENT @aedison Her tweets are good, but her "Weekly Show" is fantastic! averyedison.com
— Sun May 24 2009 20:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#388:We shouldn't get too hung up on comedy. Comedy is a medium, not an end. We should be focused on finding meaning and purpose.
— Mon May 25 2009 06:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#389:Little known fact: Airline flight crews are paid hourly but only after the aircraft leaves the gate, so they aren't being paid to greet you.
— Mon May 25 2009 10:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#390:"Folie à Deux" is a mental illness shared by two or more people. My 2007 philosophy essay: http://bit.ly/RZcpt - More common than it seems!
— Mon May 25 2009 11:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#391:All porn is ridiculous. Even if you're turned on by it, you have to admit, "This is stupid."
— Mon May 25 2009 12:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#392:My April essay on TRIAGE, a cornerstone of my philosophy http://bit.ly/ON2PE (Kilroy Cafe #38) Doing what you can with what you have.
— Mon May 25 2009 16:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#393:My Facebook page has it's own rules, and here they are: http://bit.ly/13PxIK - To be my friend, please sign and notarize in triplicate.
— Mon May 25 2009 17:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#394:I have hidden my list of Facebook friends from all my Facebook friends! Explanation: http://bit.ly/8sg0p Philosophy: http://bit.ly/ZnrXu
— Mon May 25 2009 18:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#395:Here are my new photos of EUROPE'S #1 BRITNEY SPEARS IMPERSONATOR performing in Reno http://bit.ly/u6B8u - my friend @kimberleydayle
— Mon May 25 2009 19:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#396:New photos from my FIRST-EVER VISIT TO A NIGHT CLUB http://bit.ly/K1P5s (at gay @undergroundreno) - As Spock would say: "Fascinating."
— Mon May 25 2009 21:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#397:The law is not a precision instrument, like a scalpel. It is more like a sledgehammer that breaks as many things as it fixes.
— Tue May 26 2009 02:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#398:My photo of the tiny home in Gary Indiana where MICHAEL JACKSON once lived http://bit.ly/gbKAi from album http://bit.ly/gc3rb
— Tue May 26 2009 04:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#399:A "straw man" argument is distorting your opponent's position then knocking it down. Is Obama doing it? NY Times: http://bit.ly/1FpNtH
— Tue May 26 2009 09:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#400:Most of us SAY we want accurate feedback on what we are doing, but if it turns out negative, we'll usually suppress it.
— Tue May 26 2009 11:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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