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#1201:My clinical study of the "Preening and Nesting Behavior of the Human Female" http://bit.ly/3bCc28 (Kilroy Cafe #7, June 08)
— Sun Aug 16 2009 20:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1202:"Pour appartenir vraiment au monde d'aujourd'hui, il faut exister en dehors de lui." @javarome
- #existentialism — Sun Aug 16 2009 20:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1203:When your relationship hits a dead end and you have nothing more in common, there's always a solution: Have a baby!
- #marriage #childbirth — Sun Aug 16 2009 22:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1204:For most people, survival in marriage means carefully watching your words and not rocking the boat.
— Sun Aug 16 2009 22:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1205:Those who manufacture comedy can be some of the saddest people on Earth.
- #entertainment #humor — Sun Aug 16 2009 22:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1206:Slate: "Seeking: How the brain hard-wires us to love Google, Twitter, and texting." http://bit.ly/bf7xu (8/12) What the brain wants.
- #consciousness — Sun Aug 16 2009 22:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1207:The cost of a lie includes not just the moral damage but the huge psychological energy it requires to maintain it.
- #lying — Mon Aug 17 2009 00:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1208:When you tell a lie, you commit yourself to two sets of books: the real accounting and the fake one. The problem is keeping them straight.
- #lying — Mon Aug 17 2009 00:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1209:As a rule, those in positions of power are very passive. They won't make decisions unless they are forced to.
— Mon Aug 17 2009 05:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1210:Nobody thinks about the mosquito, about her short life and how the odds are stacked against her. Makes you want to give generously!
— Mon Aug 17 2009 06:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1211:On the web, you should avoid the trap of providing an ongoing public service. What you publish should stand on it's own without maintenance.
— Mon Aug 17 2009 08:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1212:The majority of accidents in the modern world are caused by multitasking - subdividing your attention beyond safe limits.
— Mon Aug 17 2009 09:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1213:The cost of a lie includes not just the moral damage but the huge psychological energy required to maintain it.
- #lying — Mon Aug 17 2009 09:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1214:I see an alarming trend in British visitors, who feel they must embrace American "wastage" (wasting food, etc). We're not all like that!
— Mon Aug 17 2009 09:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1215:"NO ASSING ROUGH" is the traditional motto of the Boston subway system. Can you figure out where it came from?
— Mon Aug 17 2009 16:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1216:After watching "District 9", I'm going to think twice before throwing a prawn on the barbie!
- #movies — Mon Aug 17 2009 22:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1217:Breaking news from @TheOnion: "Mom Has Some Wild New Ideas For Dressing Son This Year" http://bit.ly/VG81h
— Mon Aug 17 2009 22:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1218:Just because you know something to be "true" does not mean it should be spoken. The ill-timed truth can be as destructive as any lie.
- #lying — Tue Aug 18 2009 14:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1219:Most of the people who would work out in a gym would never engage I useful physical labor the achieve the same end.
— Tue Aug 18 2009 15:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1220:You can't say someone's sexual orientation is determined by brain chemistry but also claim it hasn't affected other parts of their behavior.
— Tue Aug 18 2009 15:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1221:"Free will" is discovering that you have a choice when your biology and society say you have none.
- #existentialism — Tue Aug 18 2009 17:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1222:Crime is a real threat, but the damage it does is usually dwarfed by what we do to ourselves through our own foolish actions.
— Tue Aug 18 2009 20:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1223:Just because because something is a "good idea" doesn't mean you should do it. It has to be the best idea for your limited resources.
— Wed Aug 19 2009 00:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1224:Crime is a real threat, but the damage it does is usually dwarfed by what we do to ourselves through our own foolish actions.
— Wed Aug 19 2009 00:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1225:Consult the Sky Mall catalog in your seat-back pocket for an extensive assortment of things you don't need.
- #airlines — Wed Aug 19 2009 07:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1226:Life is full of "Duh!" moments when you realize, "Things would have been so much easier had I only known that before!"
— Wed Aug 19 2009 07:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1227:True growth is possible only when you see yourself as free to change.
— Wed Aug 19 2009 07:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1228:Fact checking District 9: How does "interspecies prostitution" work? What possible interest could the prawns have in our Earth women?
- #movies — Wed Aug 19 2009 07:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1229:Fact checking District 9: There are over a million prawns, yet you have the head of the program going door-to-door to serve them notices.
- #movies — Wed Aug 19 2009 07:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1230:Fact checking District 9: Bad Guys wielding automatic weapons can't hit Good Guys right in front of them, while Good Guy shots always hit.
- #movies — Wed Aug 19 2009 12:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1231:Most of the people who would work out in a gym would never engage in useful physical labor to burn the same calories.
— Wed Aug 19 2009 12:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1232:District 9: Wikus is a totally fresh and daffy anti-hero hero, a take on real bureaucrats everywhere.
- #movies — Wed Aug 19 2009 12:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1233:I just learned from CNN the key to good health. Hand sanitizer. Tons and tons of hand sanitizer.
— Wed Aug 19 2009 13:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1234:Now I've learned from CNN that I'm not hydrated properly because I don't have the appropriate hydration equipment. I'm gonna die!
— Wed Aug 19 2009 13:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1235:Just because a TV show is called a "documentary" doesn't mean it bears any relation to reality. Think of it as "truth-based fiction".
— Thu Aug 20 2009 20:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1236:Just because a TV show is called a "documentary" doesn't mean it bears any resemblance to reality. Think of it as "truth-based fiction".
— Thu Aug 20 2009 23:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1237:"Free will" is discovering that you have a choice where you thought you had none.
- #existentialism — Thu Aug 20 2009 23:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1238:In a Las Vegas casino, the only sure place to win is the buffet.
— Fri Aug 21 2009 01:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1239:I was once a televised buffet expert - a self-styled "buffologist" (or "buffoon"). Was on CNN and the Food Channel.
- #vegas — Fri Aug 21 2009 02:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1240:A song consists of lyrics sung by the human voice. Instrumental music is only a supporting character.
— Fri Aug 21 2009 03:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1241:I never would have imagined in my youth that Playboy (viewed in utmost secrecy) would someday be seen as quaint and old-fashioned.
- #pornography — Fri Aug 21 2009 14:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1242:If you're trying to lose weight, STAY OUT OF LAS VEGAS! -- Keep Out! No Trespassing! Verboten!
- #dieting — Fri Aug 21 2009 14:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1243:A funny blog of mis-captioned photos: http://www.superpoop.com
— Fri Aug 21 2009 21:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1244:Most paranoid delusions assume, falsely, that you are important enough to others that they would bother to conspire against you.
— Sat Aug 22 2009 00:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1245:If the NSA is bugging your phone and aliens are probing your mind, well, at least somebody cares!
- #paranoia — Sat Aug 22 2009 00:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1246:Another take on sleeping in airports: Workers at LAX living in a makeshift RV park. LA Times: http://bit.ly/94OiY
— Sat Aug 22 2009 03:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1247:Some of the most trite and empty song lyrics come from @johncmayer - although they sound good at first.
— Sat Aug 22 2009 04:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1248:World's dumbest airport security announcement: "The Seattle police and fire departments are here to serve you. In an emergency dial 911."
— Sat Aug 22 2009 08:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1249:Essential for sleeping in airports/airplanes: warm clothes, light blanket, head covering, foam ear plugs.
— Sat Aug 22 2009 08:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1250:Air traveler advice: NEVER put any personal belonging in the seat-back pocket. You'll forget it!
— Sat Aug 22 2009 08:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1251:Best place on the West Coast to get power adapters, memory cards, camera batteries, etc: Frys Electronics. Entertaining in itself!
— Sat Aug 22 2009 08:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1252:Artistic maturity is the trading of trite and simplistic emotions for complex and layered ones.
— Sat Aug 22 2009 14:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1253:The road to Hell is paved with democracy: the people voting for what feels good and suffering the results.
— Sat Aug 22 2009 17:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1254:"Slumdog Millionaire" and "District 9" are the first wave a new film genre: Third World Chic. Expect more to come.
— Sun Aug 23 2009 13:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1255:For many, music is a destructive addiction that sucks up their lives just as surely as meth and cocaine.
— Sun Aug 23 2009 14:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1256:Music has a hold on the nervous system that isn't always healthy. Instead of doing real things, you have an iPod in your ear.
— Sun Aug 23 2009 14:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1257:There's a name for wild horses in America: vermin! They're an invasive species brought here by the Spaniards. Why do they need protection?
— Sun Aug 23 2009 14:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1258:Your first defense against junk food is in the shopping phase. Just don't buy it, because if you do you're going to eat it.
— Sun Aug 23 2009 15:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1259:If you must buy junk food, never buy the industrial-size package. You'll eat it all! Buy the smallest size available so that's all you eat.
— Sun Aug 23 2009 15:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1260:Comfort often means the death of creativity because you lose the incentive to push your limits.
— Sun Aug 23 2009 15:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1261:For many, music is a destructive addiction that sucks up their lives just as surely as meth or cocaine.
— Sun Aug 23 2009 16:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1262:True self-confidence arises from an honest accounting with oneself.
— Sun Aug 23 2009 16:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1263:Humor is an essential lubricant of life, but it can't be an end in itself or it becomes a prison.
— Sun Aug 23 2009 16:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1264:Humor can sugar-coat your problems and make them easier to live with, but it won't fix them.
— Sun Aug 23 2009 16:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1265:"Parasites" are activities that take your energy and give nothing in return. Each may seem harmless, but too many and your system collapses.
— Sun Aug 23 2009 19:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1266:Hollywood Prop Rule #235: All space helmets/Hazmat masks must have lights on the INSIDE so you can see the astronauts' faces.
— Sun Aug 23 2009 22:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1267:The Stockholm Syndrome, where hostages identify with their captors, applies just as well to families. Didn't we all grow up as hostages?
— Sun Aug 23 2009 22:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1268:You can glorify the ironworker for building a bridge but ultimate success depends on an invisible designer who never touches the metal.
— Sun Aug 23 2009 23:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1269:I have just released my first love song (albeit a bit obsessive): "Can't Stop Thinkin" - http://bit.ly/91Nca
— Mon Aug 24 2009 00:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1270:LA Times: "Music Did A Number on Me" http://bit.ly/p06K1 - An account of a childhood crushed by music.
— Mon Aug 24 2009 01:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1271:LA Times: "China's Internet-addiction camps turn dangerous" http://bit.ly/dyJHg - It's a long road to recovery from "device addiction".
— Mon Aug 24 2009 02:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1272:NY Times: "Why We Must Ration Health Care" http://bit.ly/2gC7jP - Indeed yes! Triage applies to all things, even health care.
— Mon Aug 24 2009 02:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1273:Driving across the great state of Montana, it's refreshing to see "McCAIN/PALIN" signs along the road. They're protecting our heritage!
— Mon Aug 24 2009 16:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1274:According to supermarket tabloids, Sarah Palin's marriage is on the rocks. Who's a thunk it?!
— Mon Aug 24 2009 16:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1275:The key to survival in an organization is finding your private space within it, giving them what they want as you quietly get what you want.
— Mon Aug 24 2009 16:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1276:Hollywood Absurdity #235: All space helmets/Hazmat masks must have lights on the INSIDE so you can see the astronauts' faces.
— Mon Aug 24 2009 16:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1277:Before you pass judgment on life, you have to actually live it, not just study it from afar.
— Mon Aug 24 2009 18:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1278:We may remember Madonna's bustier or KISS' face paint, but whether we sing the song to ourselves 10 years later depends only on the sound.
— Mon Aug 24 2009 18:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1279:If you want to understand music, the first thing to do is throw away your iPod and music collection. That's merely music addiction.
— Mon Aug 24 2009 18:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1280:There's a fine line between music appreciation and music addiction, and it is usually crossed when you buy the music.
— Mon Aug 24 2009 18:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1281:An unhealthy diet of music is playing the same songs over and over. A better mix is the ambient music all around you that you don't control.
— Mon Aug 24 2009 18:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1282:Political opinions? The air is full of 'em, as cheap as the breath they're made of. I see no great use in adding mine or even in having any.
— Tue Aug 25 2009 16:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1283:"There's always a wise-ass in every group who thinks he is better than everyone else..." - My photo from North Dakota: http://bit.ly/2HkAU
— Tue Aug 25 2009 23:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1284:I think I know where Fargo, North Dakota got its name. You have to "go far" to get there!
— Tue Aug 25 2009 23:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1285:Mediocrity persists in the world because it sells. Mediocrity is stable, reliable, marketable, doesn't make waves and can be mass produced.
— Tue Aug 25 2009 23:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1286:Hundreds of lives lost, maybe thousands. What's worse, I have to scrape them off the windshield!
— Tue Aug 25 2009 23:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1287:Shower at a North Dakota truck stop: $6. That minty fresh feeling: priceless.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 00:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1288:Breaking news from @TheOnion: Study: Watching Fewer Than Four Hours Of TV A Day Impairs Ability To Ridicule Pop Culture http://bit.ly/4wJKhD
— Wed Aug 26 2009 00:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1289:Delusions aren't all bad. They can give us faith in ourselves when we might otherwise have none.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 02:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1290:The No. 1 sign of a novice traveler is over-packing -- taking way more stuff than is needed.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 13:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1291:In the real world, there will always be a gap between what the rule books say and what is actually enforced. Life is lived in that space!
— Wed Aug 26 2009 16:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1292:When the speed limit says "55 MPH", most cars are going between 56 and 64. That's the just-over-the-limit zone where most of us reside.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 16:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1293:The guy who drives 55 in a 55 zone is an obstruction, an inflexible hard-ass. While he is officially "right", we pass him if we can.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 16:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1294:The spread between law and enforcement -- e.g. between the speed limit and speed of ticketing -- can be called "enforcement gap".
— Wed Aug 26 2009 16:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1295:One advantage of entrepreneurs over corporations is greater ability to overlook the rules - to "play the gap" between law and enforcement.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 16:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1296:Any study of law is incomplete without an understanding of how it may be subverted. This is why laws that look good often don't work.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 17:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1297:Any proposed law must be understood from the perspective of the clever criminal. How will he turn the new law to his own advantage?
— Wed Aug 26 2009 17:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1298:Glenn is Gordon Lightfooting along the shores of Gitchee Goomie, knowing that the gales of November never come THIS early. #fb
— Wed Aug 26 2009 17:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1299:In northern Minnesota, I've encountered terrain virtually identical to Alaska's. Yes, boreal forest!
— Wed Aug 26 2009 17:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1300:Nearly everything you were taught in your childhood is wrong, but at least it gave you a basis for understanding how and why it is wrong.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 18:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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