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#1501:In the battle of the free samples, Costco almost always beats Sams Club. Sure glad I have my expired Costco card to get me in the door!
— Fri Oct 02 2009 21:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1502:One of the starkest social contrasts on Earth is between El Paso and Juarez. Wealth/poverty, safety/violence staring directly at each other.
— Fri Oct 02 2009 22:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1503:The main thing that separates musicians from their music is ego.
— Fri Oct 02 2009 22:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1504:The internet can call up all manner of facts but it can't help with judgment and perspective, which still must come from experience.
— Sat Oct 03 2009 00:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1505:"Enforced belief" is when you have to believe something because your existing investments demand it. That's different from free-will belief.
— Sat Oct 03 2009 10:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1506:Just released my latest essay: "Why Do You Believe?" http://bit.ly/kcbelieve (Kilroy Cafe #53) People believe what they need to believe.
— Sat Oct 03 2009 17:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1507:My new photo album from Tombstone, Arizona: http://bit.ly/tombstonephotos "The Town Too Tough to Die"
— Sat Oct 03 2009 17:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1508:The best way to describe Texas is "Australia-like". Not a very impressive landscape, just a lot of it.
— Sat Oct 03 2009 18:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1509:The world will always be a desperate place because young people will always overestimate their abilities and act accordingly.
— Sat Oct 03 2009 22:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1510:Life is a race to see how much you can accomplish in the time you have left.
— Sat Oct 03 2009 23:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1511:"Old people" are just killing time 'til time gets around to killing them. Not a dignified ending.
— Sat Oct 03 2009 23:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1512:Modern luxury cars feature fancy electronic keys designed to deter theft and make the company millions of dollars when customers lose them.
— Sun Oct 04 2009 00:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1513:When I was a kid we had Pop Rocks. Now they have HANNAH MONTANA Pop Rocks!
— Sun Oct 04 2009 00:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1514:There's no accounting for sexual preference or attraction. Logic need not apply!
— Sun Oct 04 2009 02:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1515:Most human behavior is driven by ego, not logic. People do whatever seems to protect their self-esteem in the moment, even if it hurts.
— Sun Oct 04 2009 09:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1516:I'm never going to eat ground beef again! NY Times: http://bit.ly/latmeat "Trail of E. Coli Shows Flaws in Inspection of Ground Beef"
— Sun Oct 04 2009 16:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1517:Only in Texas can you take a six-lane highway and call it a "Lane".
— Sun Oct 04 2009 20:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1518:One of the great existential struggles of modern life is finding work you like that you can also make enough money at.
— Sun Oct 04 2009 21:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1519:If you can't find work you like within your financial needs, perhaps you should reduce your needs.
— Sun Oct 04 2009 21:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1520:Like the Roman Empire, modern civilization is scattered with giant coloseums, and you wonder how they fill them with people.
— Sun Oct 04 2009 22:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1521:If your comfort requires a firm mattress, why not consider sleeping on... THE FLOOR!
— Sun Oct 04 2009 23:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1522:Hooters now has competition in Texas: Twin Peaks - http://www.twinpeaksrestaurant.com - Another milestone in double entendre marketing.
— Sun Oct 04 2009 23:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1523:Young people often mistake "imprisonment" for "commitment". Commitment is a free-will choice, not enforced by outside chains.
— Tue Oct 06 2009 12:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1524:If you trust in God and human authority, you're going to be blindsided by the world because you didn't understand what was really going on.
— Wed Oct 07 2009 08:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1525:Your television addiction has been licked if you check into a hotel and never even think about turning it on.
— Wed Oct 07 2009 23:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1526:The commercial world does not expect quality. It expects reliable mediocrity cranked out on a schedule.
— Thu Oct 08 2009 02:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1527:My review of porn on the internet finds nothing that is even remotely sexy. Why?
— Thu Oct 08 2009 12:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1528:Pornography is the opposite of art because it hides nothing.
— Fri Oct 09 2009 09:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1529:Barack Obama has won the Nobel Peace Prize after only 9 months in office... which implies that Bush deserves the Nobel Anti-Peace Prize.
— Fri Oct 09 2009 12:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1530:I love the smell of sarcasm in the morning! Like coffee brewing and bacon cooking, waking up wouldn't be the same without some icy words.
— Fri Oct 09 2009 12:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1531:If you met your lost identical twin, you would find them fascinating at first. In the end, though, your life experience would separate you.
— Sat Oct 10 2009 11:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1532:NY Times: "Rules to Eat By" http://bit.ly/4pdH6e - Culture has a lot to teach us about food and nutrition.
— Sun Oct 11 2009 12:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1533:"If you are not hungry enough to eat an apple, then you are not hungry." -- Emma Fogt, via NY Times food rules http://bit.ly/gwcy3
— Sun Oct 11 2009 12:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1534:Kilroy Cafe #54: "The Fallacy of Commitment" http://bit.ly/2vmGnJ - Young people often mistake imprisonment for commitment.
— Sun Oct 11 2009 12:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1535:My new photo album from Louisiana: http://bit.ly/142UIX - Down onda bayou!
— Sun Oct 11 2009 12:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1536:Photos: New Orleans French Quarter: http://bit.ly/mLFo0 - Laissez les bons temps roulez! (from a year ago)
— Sun Oct 11 2009 12:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1537:California is the best example of excessive democracy. NY Times: "Top Judge Calls Calif. Government Dysfunctional" http://bit.ly/2V2SX5
— Sun Oct 11 2009 12:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1538:Intimacy is important, but sex is one of the biggest frauds every perpetrated. Kilroy Cafe #3: "Sex Fraud" http://bit.ly/gMAiV
— Sun Oct 11 2009 13:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1539:The "Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility" says the perceived value of something declines with each add'l unit consumed. http://bit.ly/JuGNc
— Sun Oct 11 2009 13:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1540:"Don't eat anything you aren't willing to kill yourself." -- Lorene Lavora, via NY Times food rules http://bit.ly/gwcy3
— Sun Oct 11 2009 13:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1541:LA Times: "Flawed county system lets children die invisibly" http://bit.ly/2uefW4 - Gives a good picture of child welfare.
— Sun Oct 11 2009 13:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1542:New Photo Album: "Meal, Ready to Eat" http://bit.ly/gi6gx - A culinary adventure!
— Mon Oct 12 2009 03:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1543:Just because a law exists doesn't mean it will be enforced. An offense has to cross a threshhold of irritation before anyone bothers.
— Mon Oct 12 2009 11:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1544:Crimes are prosecuted only when they cross the bow of law enforcement or when someone has something to gain by prosecution.
— Mon Oct 12 2009 11:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1545:"Street Protests in Madrid" - my photo album from last year: http://bit.ly/2RDfbd
— Mon Oct 12 2009 15:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1546:Success in any field often depends on being able to get rid of things you once thought were essential.
— Tue Oct 13 2009 02:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1547:Most adults are a minefield of poor choices and conflicting emotions. You must carefully watch your words to avoid destabilizing them.
— Tue Oct 13 2009 12:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1548:There are no relationships without dysfunction.
— Tue Oct 13 2009 13:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1549:What was never explained in James Bond movies was how the evil genius got all his minions to work together.
— Tue Oct 13 2009 14:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1550:What was never explained in James Bond movies was how the evil genius got all his minions to work together. Fear and greed aren't enough.
— Tue Oct 13 2009 14:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1551:Solution to the UFO mystery: an advanced race of alien cats. With laser pointers. Trying to get even.
— Thu Oct 15 2009 02:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1552:Everybody hates work, but without the enforced structure of a job, most people would self-destruct.
— Thu Oct 15 2009 18:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1553:My new Kilroy philosophy essay: "Puffery! The Legal Way to Lie!" http://bit.ly/4msdyE (Kilroy Cafe #55)
— Fri Oct 16 2009 06:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1554:It is noble to fight for a cause, but you also can't neglect your own development.
— Sat Oct 17 2009 11:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1555:It is easier to change your own life than fight for change in others. The first step to social change is to set a good example.
— Sat Oct 17 2009 11:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1556:Whenever you fight for a cause, you are trapping yourself at the level of your opponent rather than attending to your own development.
— Sat Oct 17 2009 11:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1557:The first step to freedom is accepting the tragedy of the world.
— Sat Oct 17 2009 11:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1558:You cannot be truly free until you accept the underlying tragedy of the world.
— Tue Oct 20 2009 01:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1559:Here's the pitch for a truly terrifying horror film: Movie producer is trapped in Nevada desert with NO CELLPHONE SERVICE. Will he survive?
— Tue Oct 20 2009 02:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1560:Photos from my current visit to JERUSALEM: http://bit.ly/2uwh9g (still there!)
— Wed Oct 21 2009 23:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1561:Religion sucks! There's nothing like a visit to Jerusalem - the crossroads of religion - to renew my faith in the stupidity of ALL of them!
— Thu Oct 22 2009 22:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1562:The politics of love: Everyone wants the "best" romantic partner but, more importantly, one who won't threaten one's ego.
— Fri Oct 23 2009 00:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1563:Intelligence is a test of how well you can separate logic from emotion in the decisions that matter most.
— Fri Oct 23 2009 01:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1564:My new photo albums from ISRAEL: http://bit.ly/bF2re - Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Jaffa
— Sun Oct 25 2009 00:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1565:I have visited a good portion of the developed world, but nowhere are the mechanics of life easier than in the United States.
— Sun Oct 25 2009 01:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1566:Before you fight for equal rights as an oppressed minority, you should evaluate whether the prize is really worth fighting for.
— Sun Oct 25 2009 09:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1567:NY Times: "Ever-Present Surveillance Rankles the British Public" http://bit.ly/46fS7i - "1984" is alive and well in Britain!
— Sun Oct 25 2009 09:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1568:All religions require an enemy to keep faith alive. Muslims and Jews need each other, and Christians never forget being thrown to the lions.
— Sun Oct 25 2009 13:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1569:It is remarkable how humans can willingly accept imprisonment in exchange for the approval of their family and society.
— Sun Oct 25 2009 15:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1570:Sure, it's easy to blame Bush for the mess in Iraq, but let's not neglect the role country music played. "I'm Proud to be an American" etc.
— Sun Oct 25 2009 17:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1571:Most people's lives are a minefield of poor choices and conflicting emotions propped up by delusion and wishful thinking.
— Sun Oct 25 2009 17:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1572:No matter how complex the world may become, it will always be dominated by the stupid mistakes of human ego.
— Sun Oct 25 2009 17:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1573:Gave my last 7 shekels to a Coke machine at the airport which failed to dispense the product. I blame the State of Israel & call for Jihad!
— Sun Oct 25 2009 18:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1574:Anyone can surround themselves with the tools and technical skills of an artistic medium. Very few are capable of real creativity there.
— Sun Oct 25 2009 22:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1575:The key to creative success in any field is seeing what is right in front of you, not what you want to be there.
— Sun Oct 25 2009 22:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1576:Once one begins to create something, ones ego becomes attached to it, thereby bribing and corrupting ones clarity of vision.
— Sun Oct 25 2009 22:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1577:Emotional neediness may provide motivation but it kills creative detachment. You are most creative when you need nothing.
— Sun Oct 25 2009 23:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1578:Childbirth is the world's most narcissistic act. It is creating new responsibilities where none previously existed.
— Tue Oct 27 2009 06:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1579:Security in Israel is everywhere - bag searches and young men with big guns - but it's sloppy and haphazard, more for show than anything,
— Tue Oct 27 2009 12:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1580:Jews, Muslims, Christians: I am non-discriminatory. I think they're ALL wacko!
— Tue Oct 27 2009 15:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1581:LA Times: "Kids watch more than a day of TV each week" http://bit.ly/2x9Gbx - Wow! TV has become our national educational system!
— Wed Oct 28 2009 13:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1582:LA Times: "A visit to the medical marijuana doctor" http://bit.ly/4qjnwH - No matter what ails you, you know what the prescription will be!
— Wed Oct 28 2009 13:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1583:"convenient belief" - something you believe because it happens to support your own choices, although you'll probably invent other reasons.
— Wed Oct 28 2009 18:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1584:I may be urbane and worldly, but I still appreciate the simple pleasures of the provinces - like a lunch of free samples at Costco in Iowa.
— Wed Oct 28 2009 18:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1585:Liberals say "carrot"; conservatives say "stick" (or vice versa). Best policy? Whatever works!
— Wed Oct 28 2009 20:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1586:Sad travel fact: The dullest places have the nicest tourist information offices.
— Wed Oct 28 2009 21:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1587:Another provincial pleasure in Iowa: odeur de manure from a massive cattle feeding operation. The Bourgeoisie never get to experience this!
— Wed Oct 28 2009 22:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1588:Delusions persist as long as there are excess resources to support them. They collapse when the resources run out.
— Thu Oct 29 2009 01:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1589:To get along comfortably with others you must never discuss the obvious delusions that afflict them.
— Thu Oct 29 2009 03:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1590:A common affliction of the human male is to dwell on technical minutia while completely missing the big picture.
— Thu Oct 29 2009 03:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1591:I visit Alice Springs around 1990. Normal desert town with a Woolworth and many Aboriginals aimlessly wandering downtown.
— Thu Oct 29 2009 10:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1592:The Australia outback is simply Nevada with a reddish hue. Drive on the left and dead kangaroos along the road, otherwise identical.
— Thu Oct 29 2009 10:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1593:The place that most impressed me in Australia was Coober Pedy, a town with many houses built underground. Totally alien and unexpected!
— Thu Oct 29 2009 10:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1594:Ayers Rock/Uluru: One of the world's most overrated tourist attractions. Wouldn't merit a second look on any other continent.
— Thu Oct 29 2009 10:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1595:I visited Alice Springs around 1990. Normal desert town with a Woolworth and many Aboriginals aimlessly wandering downtown.
— Thu Oct 29 2009 10:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1596:The absence of divorce does not imply a marriage is a success. The cost of change is high, so most people will accept mediocrity.
— Thu Oct 29 2009 12:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1597:People may bemoan the prison they're trapped in, but without its structure they may self-destruct. Freedom requires skills and practice.
— Thu Oct 29 2009 13:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1598:I don't care what planet you came from or are going to as long as you behave decently on this planet.
— Thu Oct 29 2009 13:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1599:Toto, I don't think we're in Kansas anymore. No, wait... We're STILL in Kansas? Never mind!
— Thu Oct 29 2009 14:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1600:The most powerful human emotion is regret: inner shame for ones own mistakes. Grief doesn't go on forever, but regret can!
— Thu Oct 29 2009 15:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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