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#1701:Open the pod bay doors please Hal. Hal? Hal? Open the pod bay doors please.
— Sat Nov 21 2009 04:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1702:Love is a continuous struggle between loneliness on one side and engulfment on the other.
— Sat Nov 21 2009 05:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1703:New photo album: "Mont St. Michel, France" http://bit.ly/5fBBPn - Re-edited from 2006.
— Sun Nov 22 2009 03:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1704:Real security lies not in locks or guns but in knowledge of your surroundings.
— Sun Nov 22 2009 14:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1705:I have just released a new blog entry: "How to Sleep in a Tent" http://bit.ly/6PaofI (Homeless by Choice)
— Mon Nov 23 2009 04:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1706:NY Times: "Payback Time: Wave of Debt Payments Facing U.S. Government" http://bit.ly/6ZfwN8 - The real financial crisis is yet to come!
— Mon Nov 23 2009 16:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1707:Just released a new Thing You Don't Need: "Central Heating" http://bit.ly/7Vjgtc - Why heat a huge home if you live in only part of it?
— Tue Nov 24 2009 20:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1708:After someone announces a big decision - marriage, baby, etc - you can only offer congratulations. The wisdom of the choice is moot.
— Wed Nov 25 2009 01:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1709:If you think you see what's wrong with someone's life, there's usually no way to tell them. Such habits are impervious to words.
— Wed Nov 25 2009 02:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1710:I'm still mulling "A Serious Man" two weeks after seeing it. A delicious black comedy!
— Wed Nov 25 2009 02:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1711:The ultimate test of any law or public policy is how human behavior actually responds to it -- which no ideology can predict.
— Wed Nov 25 2009 02:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1712:No matter how special you think you are, the world doesn't need your contribution to the gene pool.
— Wed Nov 25 2009 03:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1713:Buy this book from Amazon while you still can: "The Leadership Genius of George W. Bush". For real!
— Wed Nov 25 2009 12:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1714:Your next vacation should be in Oklahoma! (says the Tourist Board of Oklahoma)
— Wed Nov 25 2009 12:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1715:"Buy our product!" says the company paying for the advertising. It's an obviously self-serving message, but people fall for it!
— Wed Nov 25 2009 13:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1716:Aren't you lucky that of all the religious sects and beliefs in the world, you happened to be born into the right one!
— Wed Nov 25 2009 13:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1717:It is not morality when you simply follow the morality of the people around you.
— Wed Nov 25 2009 14:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1718:Among the 20th Century's villains we can count Hitler, Stalin... and Ralph Nader for screwing up the 2000 election.
— Wed Nov 25 2009 15:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1719:The main thing that keeps the economy going is an optimistic delusion: "If I buy this product my life will be better."
— Wed Nov 25 2009 17:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1720:Buy this book at Amazon while you still can: "The Leadership Genius of George W. Bush" http://bit.ly/7PwAK1 - A future collector's item!
— Wed Nov 25 2009 19:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1721:An inmate on Nevada's Death Row has hung himself in his cell. That's against the law!
— Wed Nov 25 2009 22:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1722:Here's today's script: You're thankful for X, Y & Z. You pray for our troops overseas. You say "God Bless America!" Now eat.
— Thu Nov 26 2009 18:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1723:Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: a story of discrimination. They love you only with the right nose and approval of The Man.
— Thu Nov 26 2009 21:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1724:UFOs may be real, but they're not relevant.
— Fri Nov 27 2009 00:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1725:Michael Jackson's death was a hoax! He is being held in the same hangar where they faked the moonwalks. (Ironic, eh?)
— Fri Nov 27 2009 00:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1726:Psychic phenomena may be real, but they're not reliable. They are too easy to confuse with wishful thinking.
— Fri Nov 27 2009 01:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1727:A half-scale Titanic is now under construction in Pigeon Forge. http://titanicpigeonforge.com - This one's truly unsinkable!
— Fri Nov 27 2009 01:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1728:Americans like to thank God for the things they stole from others. It's much easier than thanking, say, the Native Americans.
— Fri Nov 27 2009 02:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1729:People credit God for their good fortune so they don't have to think about who they hurt to obtain it.
— Fri Nov 27 2009 02:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1730:Latest Stephen King thriller: "Sleep!" After running down a Gypsy, an author finds she can't do anything but sleep. She only gets up to pee!
— Fri Nov 27 2009 11:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1731:Music, like film, is a glorious fraud. The audience thinks something's there that isn't.
— Fri Nov 27 2009 11:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1732:No one can give you a meaningful mission in life. You have to find it on your own.
— Fri Nov 27 2009 12:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1733:The progress of medical science is amazing! If I were alive a century ago, I'd probably be dead!
— Fri Nov 27 2009 13:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1734:New photo album: "Clinton Presidential Library, Little Rock" http://bit.ly/8GYq1h - "I Miss Bill!"
— Sat Nov 28 2009 12:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1735:If alien life presents itself to us, we'll have to deal with it. Until then, searching for it is a poor use of our resources.
— Sat Nov 28 2009 13:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1736:Many of the beliefs that are presented as "New Age" are really a mask for mental illness.
— Sat Nov 28 2009 13:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1737:Humor is the grease of life, but it is also the last refuge of the desperate. Behind the laughter can be much unhappiness.
— Sun Nov 29 2009 14:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1738:Instead of laughing at the absurdities of your life, maybe you should fix them.
— Sun Nov 29 2009 14:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1739:There are no solutions to the world's problems, only statistical improvements.
— Sun Nov 29 2009 14:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1740:Guy in Utah lives in a cave without money & blogs about it: http://zerocurrency.blogspot.com (From @wordymouth) A bit too New Agey for me!
— Sun Nov 29 2009 20:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1741:A century ago, the big health fad was "healing waters". Anyone with a spring opened a resort and claimed amazing cures from bathing there.
— Sun Nov 29 2009 21:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1742:This looks like a useful scanning service for old slides and prints: http://www.scancafe.com/ (I haven't tried it yet.)
— Mon Nov 30 2009 02:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1743:Children can be crippled by poverty and violence but also by wealth and privilege, which skews their perceptions. It's velvet child abuse!
— Mon Nov 30 2009 11:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1744:IMPORTANT: When visiting private homes, note state of toilet seat and cover (up/down, open/closed); return to same position after use.
— Mon Nov 30 2009 11:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1745:Q: How many X's does it take to screw in a lightbulb? A: Y! One to perform task and remainder to act in manner stereotypical of X.
— Mon Nov 30 2009 12:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1746:Romance is no place for charity. The relationship has to pay it's own way!
— Mon Nov 30 2009 13:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1747:I just generated a #TweetCloud out of 3 months of my tweets. Top three words: people, times, life - http://w33.us/3l0a
— Mon Nov 30 2009 13:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1748:An artistic abomination: Christmas Rock! Arrrgh!
— Mon Nov 30 2009 21:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1749:CityCenter, the massive project that will either save or sink Las Vegas, is opening. R-J: http://bit.ly/8r9D23 - I'm betting on "sink".
— Mon Nov 30 2009 22:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1750:The Ethnic Mother Syndrome (Greek, Italian, Jewish, etc.) is merely a subset of the pan-culture disease of Mothers Who Won't Butt Out.
— Tue Dec 01 2009 12:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1751:The European Union has the easiest customs crossings on Earth. Just a wink and a smile gets you through!
— Tue Dec 01 2009 18:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1752:Traveling in Northern Ireland today, one has no sense of any lingering "Troubles".
— Tue Dec 01 2009 20:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1753:New philosophy essay: "RUSSIAN ROULETTE: Childbirth..." http://bit.ly/7d4jtq (Kilroy Cafe #58)
— Tue Dec 01 2009 22:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1754:The Jewish Mother Syndrome (Greek, Italian, etc.) is part of a pan-cultural disorder: Mothers Who Will Never Be Happy No Matter What You Do.
— Tue Dec 01 2009 23:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1755:In Ireland, most language on the street that you think is Irish Gaelic is really just English, all slurred up by a few too many!
— Thu Dec 03 2009 19:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1756:I'm dreaming of a "What Christmas?"
— Thu Dec 03 2009 22:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1757:Once we discover alien life and sit down to talk with them about the important things, we'll probably find they don't know shit either!
— Fri Dec 04 2009 09:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1758:The danger of comfort is that you're lulled into repetitive activity and lose the incentive for real creativity.
— Fri Dec 04 2009 09:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1759:Just because an audience is willing to pay you is no excuse to repeat the same act over and over. You have to move on!
— Fri Dec 04 2009 10:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1760:The risk in law, indeed in any form of social intervention, is that people adapt in unexpected ways and the solution becomes the problem.
— Fri Dec 04 2009 11:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1761:Any calculation about who to help has to take into account the cost and ease of doing so.
— Fri Dec 04 2009 11:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1762:The easiest people to help are those who are close at hand, who are responsive to attention and who are willing to pay a price.
— Fri Dec 04 2009 11:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1763:"Jack Sprat could eat no fat. His wife could eat no lean."... Seriously, dude, keep it lean. Dump the wife!
— Fri Dec 04 2009 12:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1764:I LOVE the trailers for "Up the the Air": http://bit.ly/7Tmzz9 - Sounds like my life!
— Fri Dec 04 2009 14:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1765:Dinner in New York for $47,000! Don't believe it? Here's the receipt: http://bit.ly/7tWfA5 (via @CourtneyReimer)
— Fri Dec 04 2009 15:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1766:If you are distressed by the circumstances of your life, psychology and psychiatry won't help you much. That's when you need philosophy.
— Fri Dec 04 2009 16:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1767:The new face of news media? The "backpack journalist": http://bit.ly/7ymhYb (via @wordymouth)
— Fri Dec 04 2009 19:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1768:Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! (Add to your spell check exceptions. Never know when you might need it!)
— Sat Dec 05 2009 05:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1769:I'm coming out! I had a gay affair with Tiger Woods! I have the text messages and voicemails. I'm asking $2.5 million.
— Sat Dec 05 2009 08:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1770:Step 1 in a 12-Step program for BlackBerry addiction: Walk into the bathroom without it!
— Sat Dec 05 2009 09:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1771:First MTV lost its music. Then History Channel did UFOs. Now Cartoon Network has gone "real". http://bit.ly/7lFWm4 - Scooby Doo, Where R U?
— Sat Dec 05 2009 10:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1772:[Duplicate tweet deleted.] — Sat Dec 05 2009 11:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1773:I am skeptical of skepticism itself, because shooting down people's false beliefs doesn't always help them. It can make their lives worse!
— Sat Dec 05 2009 13:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1774:If you're doing a TV interview and the crew uses two cameras instead of one, beware! It's an ambush interview with no second takes!
— Sat Dec 05 2009 13:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1775:Even as adults, we will always see the world through the prism of the family we grew up in.
— Sat Dec 05 2009 16:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1776:[Duplicate tweet deleted.] — Sun Dec 06 2009 06:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1777:While swine flu has received ample press, virtually no attention has been paid to the almost as deadly Snuffleupagus virus.
— Sun Dec 06 2009 06:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1778:"La crise touche tout le monde: le MoD ferme son services des ovnis," dit @javarome UK Telegraph: http://bit.ly/4BzB2V - Merde!
— Sun Dec 06 2009 09:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1779:My new photo album: "Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland" http://bit.ly/91Nb3O - four days ago.
— Sun Dec 06 2009 10:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1780:Defense mechanisms are the logical fallacies a person adopts to protect their ego and avoid responsibility for their own failings.
— Sun Dec 06 2009 16:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1781:The trouble with hallowed traditions that have gone on for centuries is they displace actual productive living in the present day.
— Mon Dec 07 2009 02:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1782:Why does everyone want to know about the actors? They would be lost without invisible writers creating the story and feeding them lines.
— Mon Dec 07 2009 05:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1783:It is better to listen to NPR than Rush Limbaugh, but it's still displacing your own thoughts. Turn the radio off!
— Mon Dec 07 2009 12:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1784:If your response to an advertisement is "I need that!" then the manipulation has worked. A delusion has been implanted in your brain.
— Mon Dec 07 2009 14:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1785:The only kind of useful advertising simply gives you the price and availability of a product you needed anyway.
— Mon Dec 07 2009 16:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1786:The ultimate product of your life is the conditions you leave behind.
— Mon Dec 07 2009 16:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1787:[Duplicate tweet deleted.] — Mon Dec 07 2009 17:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1788:A day that will live in infamy! (i.e. the original 9-11)
— Mon Dec 07 2009 17:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1789:Children have a way of confounding the plans of their parents. They almost never turn out as they are supposed to.
— Mon Dec 07 2009 19:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1790:"A corpse is a corpse, of course, of course, and no one could talk to a corpse, of course, unless the corpse is the famous Mr Dead!" -unknwn
— Tue Dec 08 2009 11:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1791:"Consume or Be Consumed!" Photo taken yesterday, somewhere in America: http://bit.ly/4xRV72 - It's all there: America in a nutshell!
— Tue Dec 08 2009 12:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1792:A "legislature" is a body of popularly elected representatives who gather in the state capital to screw up the law even worse than it is.
— Tue Dec 08 2009 13:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1793:"Costco Healthy Heart Day" finds the perfect place to advertise! Photo: http://bit.ly/7ZoDXO
— Tue Dec 08 2009 16:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1794:Clark County (NV) gov't in crisis, layoffs certain. News: http://bit.ly/5fXCr6 - Recall my LV crash prediction in '06: http://bit.ly/4Nlyml
— Tue Dec 08 2009 17:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1795:Nice little Italian villa with a coastal view - on four sides! Photo: http://bit.ly/5lYIQn
— Tue Dec 08 2009 20:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1796:Of course you made the right choice!... if you block out news of every other choice. That's commitment. And censorship.
— Tue Dec 08 2009 20:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1797:"Easy Street: Your Ticket to the Good Life" (please gamble responsibly) Photo: http://bit.ly/5EyZ4E - A clash of messages?
— Wed Dec 09 2009 03:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1798:Raising children is challenging, but at least they grow up. Your partner will never grow up, only becoming more dependent with time.
— Wed Dec 09 2009 06:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1799:Those without a romantic relationship long for one. Those with a relationship, after the honeymoon, dream silently of being free.
— Wed Dec 09 2009 06:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1800:Marriage is the great stabilizer -- i.e. the enemy of growth.
— Wed Dec 09 2009 06:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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