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#2501:When trying to understand the irrational behavior of humans, there are no better research subjects than your own family members.
— Wed Feb 24 2010 18:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2502:Bonding happens. Even a sheik with a vast harem has his one favorite concubine, and it's her wits more than her looks that got her there.
— Wed Feb 24 2010 18:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2503:The printed book was the internet of its era. Now it's just another medium, useful only when you want to spend 10+ hours with one topic.
— Wed Feb 24 2010 20:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2504:There is no subject taught at the lectern that can't be better taught by a talented teacher writing and a motivated student reading.
— Wed Feb 24 2010 20:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2505:On my bucket list: Get a tattoo to express my undying love for my girlfriend only to have her leave me two weeks later.
— Wed Feb 24 2010 23:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2506:You may reduce the chance of robbery by installing a security system, but you'd reduce it even more by not owning anything worth stealing.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 00:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2507:Meaningless Business Slogan #1: "Our People Make The Difference!"
— Thu Feb 25 2010 00:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2508:Meaningless Business Slogan #2: "We're In Business For YOU!"
— Thu Feb 25 2010 00:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2509:Meaningless Business Slogan #3: "Customer Service Is Our #1 Priority!"
— Thu Feb 25 2010 00:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2510:Meaningless Business Slogan #4: "Taste The Difference!"
— Thu Feb 25 2010 00:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2511:Meaningless Business Slogan #5: "Four Out Of Five Dentists Surveyed Recommend Sugarless Gum For Their Patients Who Chew Gum." (Duh!)
— Thu Feb 25 2010 00:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2512:Meaningless Business Slogan #6: "Fifteen Minutes Could Save You 15% Or More On Car Insurance." (Or it "could" save you nothing.)
— Thu Feb 25 2010 01:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2513:Meaningless Business Slogan #7: "The Place For Winners!" (while the casino's profits depend on more people losing than winning)
— Thu Feb 25 2010 01:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2514:For many, mathematics is a drug as powerful as cocaine, luring them from reality into the illusion of perfection.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 05:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2515:Benford's Law: In any set of numbers from the real world, numbers beginning with digits 1 or 2 are far more likely than 8 or 9. Weird!
— Thu Feb 25 2010 05:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2516:Punishment may be just, but humiliation is not.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 05:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2517:The maintenance of social order depends not on justice, which is unobtainable, but the illusion of it.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 05:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2518:Insurance makes no sense for any loss you can afford to pay for out of pocket. (e.g. extended warrantees, postal insurance, etc.)
— Thu Feb 25 2010 06:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2519:Go ahead, shit in the woods. The woods loves it: fertilizer! (No so thrilled with the pee though.)
— Thu Feb 25 2010 12:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2520:The trouble with stupid people is they want to be stupid. There's no other explanation. Wisdom is all around them but they won't take it.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 12:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2521:"Any idiot can do it!" applies to almost any graceful artform. However, it has to be a special kind of idiot.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 12:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2522:Great art is so graceful that it flows out of the artist almost effortlessly. His only skill is in recognizing it.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 12:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2523:Life is an imperfect negotiation with reality that rarely let's us achieve any theoretical ideal.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 13:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2524:The world's worst jerks, thugs and assholes are those who follow a nice-sounding theory without any room for negotiation.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 13:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2525:The job of education is to form young minds that don't have the motivation or direction to form themselves.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 14:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2526:My superpowers: SPACIALMAN! - Without electronic help, I always know which way north is and how far it is to the nearest Wal-Mart™.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 14:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2527:"Wal-Mart Security Cameras In Use." — Does that mean low-quality, Chinese-made, breaking shortly after first use?
— Thu Feb 25 2010 14:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2528:Things haven't been the same at Wal-Mart™ since Sam died. It used to be about quality, not just screwing the little guy. (I mean, that too.)
— Thu Feb 25 2010 15:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2529:It's a fact: Girls like bacon. If you want to make a girl do anything you want, cook her some perfectly crisp bacon. She'll be powerless.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 15:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2530:Sex jokes are the last resort of the talentless comedian.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 15:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2531:If you see a defect in yourself or the life you are living, there's no courage in making jokes about it. The courage lies in changing.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 16:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2532:A little money can improve your life a lot, but a lot of money only improves it a little more.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 16:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2533:Self-deprecating humor may seem charming at first, but it's usually just an excuse to avoid any real change.
— Thu Feb 25 2010 23:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2534:Fashion is porn for women.
— Fri Feb 26 2010 02:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2535:The pleasure of Southern California is stepping into the outside air and it feels just like the inside air.
— Fri Feb 26 2010 02:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2536:On my bucket list: Move to L.A. to pursue my dream of acting. Land a role as "Beamer" on a TV sitcom. Become typecast and never work again.
— Fri Feb 26 2010 12:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2537:Reason in humans is an illusion. Human behavior is dictated by ego, with reason backfilled only later to support the choice already made.
— Fri Feb 26 2010 14:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2538:The posted speed limit is shown by signs on the highway. The unposted limit is when cops actually start ticketing. That number is secret.
— Fri Feb 26 2010 14:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2539:"Zero Tolerance" is a nice political slogan, but in practice it's impossible. You'd end up throwing everyone in jail!
— Fri Feb 26 2010 14:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2540:I'm on I-15 in the Mojave Desert, boxed in by traffic. The posted speed limit is 70 mph, but everyone around me is going 80. Road hogs!
— Fri Feb 26 2010 14:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2541:On any open highway in America, there ain't nobody going below the speed limit. There's an unwritten buffer between rules and enforcement.
— Fri Feb 26 2010 14:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2542:The trouble with superheroes in real life is they fly into a problem expecting to save people but end up becoming part of the problem.
— Fri Feb 26 2010 15:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2543:Sleep is your brain's scheduled maintenance period. You can't cheat on maintenance and expect a safe and healthy waking life.
— Fri Feb 26 2010 15:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2544:If you want to become skilled in some art form, it is a mistake to immerse yourself in the work of others. A clear mind is more important.
— Fri Feb 26 2010 15:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2545:Some of the most wounded and troubled people are those who grew up in wealth and privilege but must face the world without it.
— Fri Feb 26 2010 15:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2546:Any option you can't have seems better than the one you have, because the unavailable one isn't constrained by reality.
— Fri Feb 26 2010 17:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2547:Someone who gets mad at inanimate objects is not someone you should be involved with in any intimate way.
— Fri Feb 26 2010 17:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2548:@TheBosha "Smoking the salmon." - Don't smoke that shit, bro'! It'll mess with your mind!
— Sat Feb 27 2010 05:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2549:"True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents." — Douglas Pagels via @davidvgoliath
— Sat Feb 27 2010 13:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2550:Wisdom is smart enough to know how fragile it is.
— Sat Feb 27 2010 13:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2551:The most romantic gesture is not flowers or kisses but a word that shows someone understands you.
— Sat Feb 27 2010 14:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2552:You can care about the whole world, but your efforts must focus on the sphere in which you have the most influence.
— Sat Feb 27 2010 14:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2553:In the space journey of life, the jump to lightspeed is seeing in your own predicament universal truths.
— Sat Feb 27 2010 15:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2554:"Booby traps are aptly named." @bytErrant
— Sat Feb 27 2010 15:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2555:The preferable penalty for a romantic mistake is being nice to them for the rest of your life.
— Sat Feb 27 2010 16:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2556:If a little of something makes you happy, it doesn't necessarily follow that twice as much of the same thing will make you twice as happy.
— Sat Feb 27 2010 17:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2557:The worst mistakes of individuals and nations are when they try to impose a linear prediction on a curve, cycle or feedback loop.
— Sat Feb 27 2010 17:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2558:Kilroy Cafe #66: "Life is Logarithmic... Not Linear!" http://bit.ly/bhAX2P A statistical oddity may help you make better personal decisions.
— Sat Feb 27 2010 18:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2559:"To be or not to be.—Shakespeare. To do is to be.—Nietzsche. To be is to do.—Sartre. Do be do be do.—Sinatra." unknwn via @rantingrobot
— Sat Feb 27 2010 19:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2560:"Passion is inversely proportional to the amount of real information available." —Gregory Benford
— Sat Feb 27 2010 20:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2561:There will always be a disconnect between the producers of a product and its consumers, who are encouraged to see mystique that isn't there.
— Sat Feb 27 2010 20:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2562:The usual punishment for mistakes in life is some form of imprisonment.
— Sat Feb 27 2010 21:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2563:There are many who will wish for something but few who will take the steps necessary to make it happen.
— Sat Feb 27 2010 21:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2564:It's hard for me to have much sympathy for your suicidal gestures when you refuse to try anything new. What do you have to lose?
— Sat Feb 27 2010 22:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2565:No arrogance can match that of bringing a new child into the world.
— Sat Feb 27 2010 22:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2566:Someone who gets mad at inanimate objects and things that can't be changed will eventually blame you for his own problems.
— Sat Feb 27 2010 22:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2567:One of my best photos: Crosses on Santa Monica Beach: http://bit.ly/ayR7HS (Aug. 2007)
— Sat Feb 27 2010 23:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2568:There is no perfect security. There is only "good enough" security balancing risks and costs.
— Sun Feb 28 2010 00:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2569:There is no reasoning with paranoia. Anything you say or do becomes part of the conspiracy.
— Sun Feb 28 2010 01:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2570:Why do men walk with elbows turned outward while women walk with elbows inward? (Try it!)
— Sun Feb 28 2010 01:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2571:"If you have to ask the people around you if it's a good idea or not, it probably isn't." @aubynr
— Sun Feb 28 2010 02:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2572:My naïve youth was everything prior to my current age.
— Sun Feb 28 2010 13:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2573:Wise men are forced to speak in riddles because some truths can only be learned by working them out yourself.
— Sun Feb 28 2010 13:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2574:You never want to marry someone who worships you as a god, because your powers of rescue will never match their expectations of it.
— Sun Feb 28 2010 13:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2575:Your relationship is doomed if your partner worships you but doesn't understand you. Sooner or later, worship will change to paranoia.
— Sun Feb 28 2010 13:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2576:The other side of worship is paranoia. In both cases, you are seeing the object of your attention as capable of more than he really is.
— Sun Feb 28 2010 13:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2577:The same people who would worship something blindly will also fear it blindly and eventually lash out at it in perceived self-defense.
— Sun Feb 28 2010 13:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2578:Boring but true: The romantic relationship most likely to last is when both partners resemble each other in everything but gender.
— Sun Feb 28 2010 13:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2579:You gain first-hand knowledge of all the sins and delusions of man by understanding yourself.
— Sun Feb 28 2010 14:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2580:The advice a person most needs is the same advice he is unable to accept.
— Sun Feb 28 2010 14:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2581:If a word results in anger, there's a good chance that word is accurate.
— Sun Feb 28 2010 14:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2582:Today's worshipper is tomorrow's stalker.
— Sun Feb 28 2010 14:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2583:Ositos de Goma (con sabores naturales y artficiales)
— Sun Feb 28 2010 15:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2584:Our modern economy is powered by the delusions of people who have enough money but who think they need even more.
— Sun Feb 28 2010 23:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2585:All human brains are not equal. There are fundamental processing differences between adults as great as between different species.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 00:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2586:Can you be too famous, rich or beautiful? Yes! For each, there is a tipping point where the personal cost outweighs the benefit.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 01:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2587:In marriage, as in other forms of communism, the fundamental risk is that one party will start taking more than he gives.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 01:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2588:You can't change someone's bad habits with words alone, there must also be actual consequences.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 01:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2589:Curiosity is the benchmark of intellect.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 10:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2590:The stages of curiosity are orientation, exploration, integration and release.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 10:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2591:Curiosity is the impulse, when a novelity is detected in ones environment, to actively explore it until it is understood.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 11:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2592:Curiosity is rare in adults because it threatens the assumptions they have already invested in. They will look but not explore.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 11:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2593:Curiosity is risky. It "killed the cat". The benefit lies in discovering new tools you wouldn't have known about otherwise.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 11:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2594:What passes for curiosity in adults is merely "pseudo-curiosity" — exploration only within predetermined bounds.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 11:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2595:You can have all the badges of intellect — the degrees, books and published papers — and still be devoid of curiosity.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 11:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2596:True curiosity is unbounded, with no preconditions about where it may go.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 11:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2597:Self-education consists of trying and failing, then learning from that failure and trying again.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 11:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2598:He who is unwilling to fail is unwilling to learn.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 11:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2599:There is no passion so violent as when one Britney Spears impersonator thinks another is horning in on her territory. Trust me on this.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 11:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2600:"The chief cause of problems is solutions." — Eric Sevareid via @rantingrobot
— Mon Mar 01 2010 13:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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