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#401:The world is full of Big Talkers: people who say they'll do amazing things but usually come up with a million excuses not to.
— Tue May 26 2009 13:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#402:Just released a new Thing You Don't Need: "Suicide" http://bit.ly/5lBTe - Paging Dr. Kavorkian!
— Tue May 26 2009 16:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#403:Amazing, fantastic, exhilarating, extraordinary, nutritious, healthy, beautiful, powerful, latest - I propose all these words be banned!
— Tue May 26 2009 19:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#404:DSM, the mental illness bible, is being revised. LA Times http://bit.ly/4to2c - Always fascinating reading. More fun than Scientology!
— Tue May 26 2009 19:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#405:Some people can look at clouds and see castles, animals and faces. I look at them and see the opening scene of "The Simpsons"
— Tue May 26 2009 21:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#406:Let's not ban gay marriage but ban ALL marriage. Barbaric medieval custom. Like giving guns to teenagers. http://bit.ly/7QPsM
— Tue May 26 2009 21:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#407:The law is a religion like any other, with its blind assumptions. If you're a lawyer, you have to believe, because you're a priest.
— Wed May 27 2009 01:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#408:The blind assumptions of law are that problems are fixed by written rules and by battle in court, but both things can BECOME the problem.
— Wed May 27 2009 01:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#409:The law, by its nature, suppresses creativity. Every new rule makes it more difficult for people to find unique personal solutions.
— Wed May 27 2009 01:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#410:The law is necessary, but so is subversion of it. At some point you have to set it aside and analyse the real affects of your actions.
— Wed May 27 2009 02:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#411:The law is not morality. It is a crude caricature of morality. True morality is taking responsibility for the effects of your actions.
— Wed May 27 2009 02:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#412:You don't get off the hook for anything by saying "I obeyed the law." That is a coward's excuse.
— Wed May 27 2009 02:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#413:A New York chick disses on actors http://bit.ly/17we9Y - "Actors are simply people pretending to be other people."
— Wed May 27 2009 04:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#414:California's dysfunction comes from its voters. LA Times http://bit.ly/CbITS - Too much democracy, too directly, can be crippling.
— Wed May 27 2009 04:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#415:You can spend a lot of money trying to save money. Also time, which is far more valuable.
— Wed May 27 2009 12:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#416:Is it really "green" to spend twice as much for a hybrid car that uses only slightly less gas? You could plant trees with the money!
— Wed May 27 2009 12:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#417:Atheists are boring. LA Times http://bit.ly/fRApW - "atheists are intent on proving that God not only doesn't exist but is evil to boot."
— Wed May 27 2009 13:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#418:Casinos provide brochures on the evils of "problem gambling" but their business model depends on it.
— Wed May 27 2009 14:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#419:Those health warnings on cigarettes and liquor are completely ineffective in changing behavior. The effort is purely political.
— Wed May 27 2009 14:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#420:There is nothing more dangerous than pure democracy. It is arbitrary rule by the hysteria of the moment.
— Wed May 27 2009 15:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#421:I feel fortunate that I had my own financial crash five years before everyone else's. The current recession has been kind to me.
— Wed May 27 2009 17:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#422:The Psychology of Boom and Bust. LA Times (5/17) http://bit.ly/3A76l "Financial loss can be as traumatic as terminal illness."
— Wed May 27 2009 21:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#423:PHL and PHX are fine sleeping airports. See my article "How to Sleep in an Airport." http://bit.ly/X5wQf
— Thu May 28 2009 01:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#424:"The model of ownership, in a society organized round mass consumption, is addiction." Christopher Lasch. More quotes: http://bit.ly/J63PP
— Thu May 28 2009 03:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#425:My love for you may be unconditional, but my interactions with you are not.
— Thu May 28 2009 15:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#426:My prediction: No one will ever build a new house or casino in Las Vegas (other than those already started). The growth is over!
— Thu May 28 2009 21:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#427:Attention magicians: You can't create illusions for a living and then complain about people believing in the paranormal.
— Thu May 28 2009 23:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#428:"It is surprising what a man can do when he has to, and how little most men will do when they don't have to." Walter Linn, via @variouscool
— Thu May 28 2009 23:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#429:"Adult entertainment" is anything but.
— Fri May 29 2009 03:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#430:Too much information: I have a third vestigial nipple. You may have one too! My 2006 article: http://bit.ly/SuxLp
— Fri May 29 2009 11:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#431:The desert is littered with the carcasses of failed dreams. Everyone has a brillant idea, but there's not enough traffic to support it.
— Fri May 29 2009 14:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#432:A relationship cannot truly grow unless there is the realistic option to withdraw and renegotiate.
— Fri May 29 2009 18:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#433:The number of vain, unproductive hobbies you can engage in is limited only by the time and money at your disposal..
— Fri May 29 2009 19:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#434:You can't explain narcissism to a narcissist.
— Sat May 30 2009 04:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#435:The greatest danger of marriage is the loss of negotiating power.
— Sat May 30 2009 13:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#436:The other side of commitment is loss of freedom.
— Sat May 30 2009 14:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#437:Nothing offends me as much as cute, adorable gift products made by Chinese sweatshop labor. These are Blood Bunnies!
— Sat May 30 2009 15:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#438:The most valuable accessories of modern life are foam earplugs. I use mine everywhere! Find them cheap in the firearm section of Wal-Mart™.
— Sat May 30 2009 15:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#439:There are no perfect relationships. All of them require leverage and negotiation. You have to to fight for what you want.
— Sat May 30 2009 15:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#440:In marriage, you inevitably become the enabler of your spouse's addictions. You lose power as soon as you say "I do."
— Sat May 30 2009 16:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#441:Actors are usually highly narcissistic but musicians tend to be less so because their success depends more on genuine skill.
— Sat May 30 2009 22:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#442:A narcissist makes a good swindler, but he is also easily swindled because his radar is poor about the intentions of others.
— Sat May 30 2009 22:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#443:The whole idea of freedom is that you don't know in advance what you might need it for.
— Sat May 30 2009 22:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#444:Gays who can't marry should feel lucky: They cannot bow to tradition but must pursue more enlightened forms of relationship.
— Sat May 30 2009 23:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#445:In the current era, we are all grappling with narcissism. How much "me" should we put out there?
— Sun May 31 2009 02:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#446:Should you brag about your full-course meal when others are starving or about your exotic vacation when others can't go? What is the limit?
— Sun May 31 2009 02:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#447:What should we think about people who take pride in their own emptiness? "I enjoy being shallow." We must take them at their word.
— Sun May 31 2009 02:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#448:The most vapid form of travel is the cruise. You can't find a more artificial environment outside of a video game. People pay for this?
— Sun May 31 2009 02:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#449:What happened to the gold tablets written in Reformed Egyptian after Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon from them? God took em back!
— Sun May 31 2009 03:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#450:The Malthusian Dilemma says that when you feed the hungry their population expands, creating just as much misery as before.
— Sun May 31 2009 04:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#451:All forms of charity risk creating dependence while failing to change behavior. See my "Paradox of Protection" http://bit.ly/H9tAQ Kilroy 23
— Sun May 31 2009 05:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#452:If you're starting a new religion, the best thing that can happen is to be persecuted. You can play the victim for millennia!
— Sun May 31 2009 13:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#453:Paranoia is essential to sustaining any religion. There has to be the sense that the rest of the world is out to get us.
— Sun May 31 2009 14:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#454:I'm tired of companies that say, "We're here for YOU!" They're here to make money and if YOU get in the way, they'll pretend to care.
— Sun May 31 2009 15:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#455:Give a man a fish, and he'll eat for a day. Teach him how to fish, and he'll deplete the local fisheries.
- (Retweeeted on 2/13/10) — Sun May 31 2009 17:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#456:The Book of Mormon is 500+ dense pages. The golden tablets it was translated from must have weighed TONS!
— Sun May 31 2009 18:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#457:The only essentials in life are food, protection from weather, internet access and a medical plan. Everything else is negotiable.
— Sun May 31 2009 19:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#458:Here is the South Park version of the founding of Mormonism by Joseph Smith http://bit.ly/ZATTg (3 minute clip + more from same episode)
— Sun May 31 2009 23:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#459:Even superheroes have to do their laundry. Yes, people are going to die, but you can't be flying around in a soiled supersuit.
— Mon Jun 01 2009 03:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#460:A tragic country music song (yet to be written): Already belong to someone else when the right one comes along.
— Mon Jun 01 2009 09:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#461:At the core of every good movie is a simple human dilemma that all the special effects in the world can't buy.
— Mon Jun 01 2009 09:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#462:The greatest human disasters are usually born in euphoria. You overestimate your own abilities, so you take on more than you can handle..
— Mon Jun 01 2009 10:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#463:South Park doesn't really satirize the Joseph Smith story; it just recounts it. The story is self-satirizing! http://bit.ly/ZATTg
— Mon Jun 01 2009 10:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#464:The best things in life are not promoted or advertised. You have to find them yourself.
— Mon Jun 01 2009 11:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#465:I'm sick of airline employees telling me what to do. What if I don't want to "Sit back, relax and enjoy the flight"?
— Mon Jun 01 2009 11:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#466:The captain told me to "Sit back, relax and enjoy the flight." How is this possible WHEN THE SEAT RECLINES ONLY TWO INCHES?!
— Mon Jun 01 2009 14:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#467:My photos from a very short visit to TEMPLE SQUARE in Salt Lake City http://bit.ly/LxkF8 (I spent about a half hour there yesterday)
— Mon Jun 01 2009 14:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#468:Photographed a rattlesnake near Area 51 and set foot in the Little A'Le'Inn for the first time in 16 years. My report: http://bit.ly/mQsVt
— Mon Jun 01 2009 14:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#469:When the captain says what a pleasure it was to serve me on this flight, does he really mean it, or is he just faking?
— Mon Jun 01 2009 15:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#470:When climbing a mountain in Nevada, encountered an empty water bottle from Fiji. How much energy was wasted on that journey?
— Tue Jun 02 2009 21:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#471:Stopped again at the Little A'Le'Inn and had a World Famous Alien Burger. Just as I remembered: awful! Obviously, the aliens weren't fresh.
— Tue Jun 02 2009 21:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#472:Intelligence is not a gift but a choice.
— Wed Jun 03 2009 02:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#473:When the kids ask, "Are we there yet?" tell them that, by definition, "there" is unobtainable.
— Wed Jun 03 2009 02:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#474:As soon as a sperm fertilizes the egg, rapid changes on the egg's surface prevent any other sperm from entering. That's love!
— Wed Jun 03 2009 03:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#475:Rome wasn't built in a day, nor did it fall in a day. There was a long period of glorious debauchery.
— Wed Jun 03 2009 04:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#476:Pity those who are cursed with beauty. They have no incentive to develop an inner life.
— Wed Jun 03 2009 05:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#477:Why would anyone use a cramped ordinary toilet stall when they can have a spacious HANDICAPPED stall? Come on in! Set a spell!
— Wed Jun 03 2009 06:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#478:Marriage was living with the Thought Police. I got in trouble for what I said, what I thought and what I might say or think in the future.
— Wed Jun 03 2009 07:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#479:It's good to know that Diners Club and Carte Blanche are so widely accepted, but has anyone ever actually seen one?
— Wed Jun 03 2009 09:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#480:The purpose of clothing is to keep you warm and to not interfere with the image you are trying to convey. Fashion has no other calling.
— Wed Jun 03 2009 13:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#481:The original purpose of taste was to guide our ancestors to the most nutritious food. It has no meaning other than that.
— Wed Jun 03 2009 14:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#482:Without the structure of a "job" and heavy debt to enforce it, most people wouldn't know what to do with themselves.
— Wed Jun 03 2009 16:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#483:All of our hungers - taste, sex, music, etc - evolved for a purpose. You can't take them away from purpose and find lasting meaning in them.
— Wed Jun 03 2009 18:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#484:Music is the subcarrier of language. Before an infant knows any words, he learns the song of his language. Music is a side effect.
— Wed Jun 03 2009 18:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#485:I love being cornered by Mormon missionaries or Jehovah's Witnesses. I start preaching to them, and soon THEY'RE squirming to get away!
- #religion — Wed Jun 03 2009 21:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#486:An archive of all my tweets, in sequential order, is found here: http://bit.ly/18Yh8s
— Wed Jun 03 2009 23:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#487:There is no neurological "free energy" - from caffeine, drugs, etc. Any temporary lift you get is paid for later.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 01:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#488:The central issue in controlling your weight: Eat only when you're hungry.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 01:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#489:Real hunger comes from a drop in blood sugar. False hunger is a psychological desire for food without the drop. You have to distinguish.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 01:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#490:The relentless commercial and social pressure is to eat, eat, eat. You have to resist and learn to eat just enough to make hunger go away.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 01:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#491:When you're hungry, how about you go into Taco Bell™ and get ONE BEAN BURRITO - that's it! Cures the hunger and it's all you need.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 02:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#492:Of course, Taco Bell™ doesn't want you to buy just one bean burrito. They want to sell you all their high profit items. Don't listen!
— Thu Jun 04 2009 02:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#493:The paradox of jealousy is that it drives away the person you are jealous about.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 11:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#494:All the cuisine in the world can't compare to a fresh baked roll and butter.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 11:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#495:I've seen a lot of things in Europe, but what I remember right now are the fresh rolls I bought in the supermarket at the Frankfort airport.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 11:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#496:People tend to obsess over exotic risks, like plane crashes, when it's the common everyday risks that are going to get you.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 12:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#497:The world gives you two artistic choices: Either you do things well or you do them to make money. There is no middle ground.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 12:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#498:Religion is not real morality but a fake substitute. It means you don't have the courage to make your own moral choices.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 12:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#499:Most people obsessed with fantasy adventures - scifi, video games, etc - would never consider real ones, like travel.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 13:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#500:In Wyoming, it was "historic" when pioneers left their mark on Independence Rock but illegal when modern visitors do it. A double standard?
— Thu Jun 04 2009 15:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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