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#76:The "paranoid pseudo-community" are the people the paranoiac falsely believes are paying attention to him (CIA,etc). A lot like Twitter, FB!
— Fri May 01 2009 01:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#103:Sober and caffeine-free for over five years! You just have to believe in yourself (not have any money to pay for it).
— Tue May 05 2009 14:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#118:Whatever you believe, do you believe it because it is right or because you are so heavily invested in it that you have to believe?
— Wed May 06 2009 02:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#126:People who are trapped usually want you to join them. They need to promote their lifestyle and beliefs to justify what they've already done.
- #existentialism — Wed May 06 2009 18:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#174:Beliefs are driven by investment. People will believe what they have to believe to defend what they have already invested in.
— Sun May 10 2009 23:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#196:Nooks and crannies. That's what Europe's good for. They got nooks and crannies like you wouldn't believe!
— Thu May 14 2009 05:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#323:Thanks in part to YouTube, most public discourse on the internet is little more than a never-ending episode of "Ripley's Believe It Or Not!"
— Fri May 22 2009 03:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#358:People believe what they need to believe to protect what they have already invested in.
— Sat May 23 2009 14:10 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
#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
#502:People bathing in the Ganges believe the water is pure when flowing and impure only when still. It's the same polluted water!
— Thu Jun 04 2009 16:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#505:Making just enough money doing things you believe in is better than making a lot of money doing things you don't.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 22:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#586:If you have just failed or been rejected, it is easier to believe in an evil conspiracy than accept your own responsibility.
— Wed Jun 10 2009 04:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#848:Without passing judgment in ones religious beliefs, keeping Kosher (or Halal or vegan) seems like a major pain in the butt.
— Fri Jul 03 2009 07:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#912:Essential to dealing with clients is making them believe thay are wise and in control no matter how stupid they have been.
— Sat Jul 11 2009 17:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1374:Looking back on our own romantic obsessions, we are bound to exclaim, "I can't believe I fell for that!"
— Mon Aug 31 2009 11:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1472:I believe no one should be persecuted for his sexual preferences, religious beliefs or political affiliations. They're all equally insane!
— Sat Sep 26 2009 05:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1479:Belief follows necessity. People believe what they need to believe to support their ego and make their circumstances emotionally tolerable.
— Mon Sep 28 2009 12:50 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
#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
#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
#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
#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
#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
#1847:The ancient ways, the old traditions, the sacred beliefs of the elders -- you have to believe in them if you are already invested in them.
— Wed Dec 16 2009 00:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1963:UFO believers get all orgasmic when they say, "We are not alone!" They fail to answer the bigger question: "So what?"
— Mon Jan 11 2010 10:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2064:The main engine of economic growth is rich people who falsely believe that getting even richer will make them happier.
— Sat Jan 23 2010 18:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2069:People who believe that God is with them usually get themselves into god-awful messes.
— Sat Jan 23 2010 19:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2224:What do people believe? They believe whatever they have to believe to avoid self-doubt and protect their investments.
— Sat Feb 06 2010 21:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2238:Sarah Palin is not just an idiot, but an idiot with conviction, who believes in herself 100%. Nothing you say can bring her down!
— Sun Feb 07 2010 20:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2277:Low self-esteem encourages the belief that others are capable of more than they are, especially in giving you unlimited love and attention.
— Wed Feb 10 2010 09:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2365:Most violence is born of paranoia. In some distorted way, the perpetrator believes he is under threat and is merely defending himself.
— Mon Feb 15 2010 02:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2384:The fundamental conflict of romance is when the heart says yes but the brain says no. Who do you believe?
— Tue Feb 16 2010 10:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2656:I don't believe in God but act like I do. It's the best of both worlds!
— Sat Mar 06 2010 15:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2692:Religion isn't just a belief in God but in certain social policies, taken on faith, that limit the ways you can solve your problems.
— Tue Mar 09 2010 13:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2714:There is no limit to the cruelty you can inflict on others if you believe you are merely defending yourself.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 23:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2759:Advertising is based on the fact that people would rather believe what they are told, even by a paid spokesman, than trust their own senses.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 05:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2856:People mostly believe what they are told to believe — by others and by their own ego. Few have the strength to form their own opinions.
— Sat Mar 27 2010 11:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2862:The most dangerous people, regardless of their beliefs, are those with absolute moral certainty about what should be done.
— Sat Mar 27 2010 17:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2946:"You say you don't believe in ghosts? Maybe my unverifiable anecdote will convince you." @donni
— Mon Apr 19 2010 10:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2950:Every man believes himself to be reasonable, fully justified in what he does. Only others are unreasonable.
— Wed Apr 21 2010 01:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3029:Belief follows emotional necessity. Evidence is backfilled later to support the belief.
— Wed May 19 2010 10:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3049:Sex is a delusional system that allows you to believe you are compatible with someone you would have nothing to do with otherwise.
— Tue May 25 2010 11:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3080:Youth is all about following your heart, believing in magic and suffering the consequences. Maturity is when you listen to your brain.
— Mon May 31 2010 02:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3085:Macintoshism — a religion that contends you can change the world merely by choice of computers. Believers willing to endure great hardship.
— Mon May 31 2010 12:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3110:No tyrant thinks himself evil. He believes he is taking reasonable actions to defend himself.
— Sat Jun 05 2010 21:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3190:Dogs and children, when treated as kings, quickly come to believe it.
— Sat Jun 19 2010 03:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3205:Behind every scientist is the blind religious faith that more knowledge is better, a belief that is not proven by human history.
— Sat Jun 19 2010 19:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3443:Academia is the fundamentalist religious belief that all knowledge flows from others.
— Mon Aug 09 2010 08:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3478:Don't believe Frito Lay™ and Coca-Cola™ are food companies. They are chemical engineering companies — and they got your number!
— Thu Aug 12 2010 14:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3507:Americans believe the best way to solve a problem is buying a product rather than changing their lifestyle to address it at its root.
— Sun Aug 15 2010 11:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3535:I don't know which is worse, porn or Norman Rockwell. Seriously, people believed that perfect white America shit!
— Tue Aug 17 2010 22:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3586:After WWII, there were still some old Nazis who believed in the cause. The only thing to do with these people is let time kill them off.
— Wed Aug 25 2010 15:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3596:Marriage is a religious institution, performed by priests of whatever faith you believe in. Why should government be involved at all?
— Thu Aug 26 2010 01:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3610:Shakers and Mormons arose in the same era. Shakers believed in celibacy, Mormons in plural marriage. Shakers died out... I rest my case.
— Thu Aug 26 2010 18:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3624:There's a difference between freely believing something and believing it because you have set up your life so you now have no choice.
— Fri Aug 27 2010 23:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3668:The ancient Egyptians believed the seat of the soul was the heart. Modern culture places it between the legs.
— Mon Aug 30 2010 16:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3675:People believe what they have to believe to avoid disrupting their existing emotional investments.
— Tue Aug 31 2010 09:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3686:Love puts lipstick on a pig and insists it's not a pig -- and we believe it!
— Wed Sep 01 2010 03:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3839:RT @BadDalaiLama: People believe what they need to believe. My job is to remain vague and not say anything that disrupts their belief.
— Sat Sep 18 2010 11:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3854:RT @BadDalaiLama: Looking back on our own romantic obsessions, we are bound to exclaim, "I can't believe I fell for that!"
— Sun Sep 19 2010 12:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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