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#41:If slavery didn't exist, people would have to invent it for themselves.
— Mon Apr 27 2009 10:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#63:Searched Twitter for "existential" http://tinyurl.com/cthvfj - "existentialist" http://tinyurl.com/crc2pd
— Wed Apr 29 2009 14:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#64:An amusing Twitter™ feed: @notstevenwright (not currently active) - Steven Wright is the best existentialist comedian... existing!
— Wed Apr 29 2009 14:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#79:"Existential" is being on the Titanic after the iceberg hits, knowing the ship is sinking and knowing you can't do a damn thing about it.
— Fri May 01 2009 21:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#108:Is there life after death? Irrelevant. That's another universe. You have to live this life for what it is.
- #existentialism — Tue May 05 2009 15:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#123:The pothead's lack of initiative is called "amotivational syndrome," which he insists doesn't exist. Know any potheads? You decide.
— Wed May 06 2009 13:56 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
#158:You don't need an answer to everything to lead a satisfying life. You just soldier on based on what you do know.
- #existentialism — Sat May 09 2009 09:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#167:We are all aliens here. One morning we woke up on this strange planet, in a body we didn't choose, living with a really bizarre family.
- #existentialism — Sun May 10 2009 08:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#168:We all grew up in a protected environment, an artificial one, and the great trauma of life is discovering that the world works differently.
- #existentialism — Sun May 10 2009 08:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#170:Life is like a episode of "Lost". A lot of it doesn't make much sense, but you keep going anyway.
- #existentialism — Sun May 10 2009 08:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#187:Before you commit suicide, experiment with "trial suicide" first -- where you give up everything except your life.
- #existentialism — Tue May 12 2009 02:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#211:James Bond, if he existed, would probably be a sociopath. Licensed to kill, to consume the chicks. No conscience. That's why it's so easy.
— Fri May 15 2009 10:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#214:"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." (Via @linkibol)
- #existentialism — Fri May 15 2009 16:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#260:A buffet is the most existential form of dining. Even if you eat together, you must choose alone.
— Tue May 19 2009 04:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#269:Everyone has a philosophy of life. Even if they can't put it into words, it is guiding their actions.
- #existentialism — Wed May 20 2009 04:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#298:#1 best existential song: "Desperado" by the Eagles. Lyrics: http://bit.ly/yY6j6
— Thu May 21 2009 17:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#299:#2 best existential song: "Let It Be" by the Beatles. The philosophy can be misused, but still a powerful three words.
— Thu May 21 2009 17:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#300:#3 best existential song: "The Sound of Silence" by Simon & Garfunkel. Lyrics: http://bit.ly/1nsD9k One of many "emptiness" songs by Simon.
— Thu May 21 2009 17:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#302:The philosophy of EXISTENTIALISM says the answers to life's questions come from life itself, not from any outside authority (God, etc.)
— Thu May 21 2009 20:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#303:Existentialism isn't an atheist philosophy but an agnostic one. We don't know what lies beyond this life. All we know is this one.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#304:Existentialism suggests that no one knows more than you do about what life is all about. All priests and gurus are just as lost as you are.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#305:Existentialism says everything you need to know about life is right in front of you. Life itself provides the data.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#306:To figure out how life works, you conduct experiments and try to deduce the underlying mechanisms. What works? What doesn't? You decide.
- #existentialism — Thu May 21 2009 20:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#307:Existentialism is seen as a very lonely philosophy. There's no father looking after you, just you and your own choices.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#308:You could argue the life is an illusion. Existentialism says, "So what?" It's the best illusion we have, so we have to respect it's rules.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#309:Existentialism is big on CHOICE. That's all you have. You can choose wisely or poorly, but you are always responsible for what happens.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#311:Under existentialism, there can still be evil. Evil arises from an inconsistency between one part of you and another, called "bad faith."
— Thu May 21 2009 20:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#316:Under existentialism, no matter what circumstances you're in, you are going to look for choice. How can you improve things or limit damage?
— Thu May 21 2009 20:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#317:Under existentialism, there's no giving up. Fortune or misfortune, you soldier on, because life is all you've got, and you have to use it.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#318:So where did life come from? Did God make it? I don't know, but it's irrelevant. All that matters is what you do, what you choose.
- #existentialism — Thu May 21 2009 21:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#329:Engulfment is when you lose control of your own life in service to others. It feels like you're drowning.
- #existentialism — Fri May 22 2009 14:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#331:Life is inherently lonely. There will always be a limit to how much you can merge with others, so get used to it!
- #existentialism — Fri May 22 2009 14:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#417:Atheists are boring. LA Times http://bit.ly/fRApW - "atheists are intent on proving that God not only doesn't exist but is evil to boot."
— Wed May 27 2009 13:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#532:Just as you start getting good at life, it's time to think about dying.
- #existentialism — Sat Jun 06 2009 06:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#572:Old age is not a physical problem but existential one. People get so trapped by their past investments that they can't change.
— Tue Jun 09 2009 12:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#598:Police owe their existence - and ego - to crime. If they don't find it they are nobody. Find it, and they become powerful.
— Wed Jun 10 2009 20:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#617:If UFOs exist, you got to give them credit for obeying the Prime Directive. That's the most you can ask of any alien race.
— Thu Jun 11 2009 13:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#762:"Wealth is the ability to fully experience life." - Henry David Thoreau
- #existentialism — Sun Jun 21 2009 06:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#764:“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” - Henry David Thoreau
- #existentialism — Sun Jun 21 2009 06:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#772:The usual penalty for mistakes in life is some form of imprisonment.
- #existentialism — Sun Jun 21 2009 22:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#775:On every planet in the universe there are mathematical constants like Pi and existential ones like freedom, death and regret.
— Sun Jun 21 2009 23:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#778:Once you see what is really going on in the world around you, life becomes bittersweet. There is no simple happiness.
- #existentialism — Mon Jun 22 2009 05:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#807:For every acquisition of an object or obligation, there must be a corresponding "dequisition" of an existing burden.
— Fri Jun 26 2009 11:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#808:It is possible to prove that something exists but impossible to prove that it doesn't exist.
— Fri Jun 26 2009 12:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#828:Life is like riding a roller coaster backwards. You see a "trend" behind you but not the dips and turns that will mess it up.
- #existentialism — Mon Jun 29 2009 09:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#894:My favorite term from the Bush years: "moral clarity". Such a thing does not exist in the real world.
— Thu Jul 09 2009 14:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#948:Most of the battle of life is negotiating with yourself. When life doesn't give you what you expect, what will you give up?
- #existentialism — Sat Jul 18 2009 12:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#953:Most people spend most of their lives positioning themselves for a life that never happens. Then they die.
- #existentialism — Sat Jul 18 2009 23:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#965:Each person has built his life on a platform of delusion. It is not your role to pull it out from under him.
- #existentialism — Tue Jul 21 2009 06:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#984:Young people are eager to try any product that promises to give their life meaning. They want to buy an identity, not build one.
- #existentialism — Thu Jul 23 2009 18:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#996:This is all you need to know about the meaning of life: No one knows any more than you do!
- #existentialism — Sun Jul 26 2009 11:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1006:My definition for "holographic": something that exists for itself, on its own terms, without need for others. Compare to "holographic will".
— Mon Jul 27 2009 06:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1007:"holographic relationship" - a relationship that exists solely for itself, without any expectation of outside acknowledgment or reward.
— Mon Jul 27 2009 07:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1009:Half the battle of life is learning to see what's actually there in front of you versus what you want to be there.
- #existentialism — Mon Jul 27 2009 15:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1032:People usually choose their life based on how it looks in the brochure, not on how they actually experience it.
- #existentialism — Thu Jul 30 2009 00:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1067:The key asset in life, you may discover too late, is not money but freedom.
- #existentialism — Tue Aug 04 2009 19:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1095:When you learn about some people's frivolous hobbies, you want to scream at them: "IS THIS ALL YOU WANT TO DO WITH YOUR LIFE?!"
- #existentialism — Sat Aug 08 2009 23:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1100:There are no miracles in life, only trade-offs.
- #existentialism — Sun Aug 09 2009 14:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1126:Anyone who has suffered all their life may not be able to digest good fortune. They may require self-imposed misery to remain balanced.
- #existentialism — Thu Aug 13 2009 13:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1158:Life can be described as "negotiation with reality". You arrive on this planet with a set of needs and start bargaining to fill them.
- #existentialism — Fri Aug 14 2009 22:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1160:My list of Best Existential Films: http://bit.ly/RFrU9 (Sept. 08)
— Sat Aug 15 2009 00:32 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
#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
#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
#1319:In a desperately needy world like ours, you don't want to create new responsibilities where none previously existed.
— Thu Aug 27 2009 00:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1326:No one is asking, "Why couldn't Michael Jackson sleep?" There were existential reasons. He was caught in his own emotional conundrums.
— Thu Aug 27 2009 09:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1351:When people buy a luxury product they think they are getting some magical benefit from it that in fact doesn't exist.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 10:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1370:"Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it." - Helen Keller
— Sun Aug 30 2009 21:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1379:The existence or nonexistence of extraterrestrial life is irrelevant to our life on Earth.
— Tue Sep 01 2009 01:20 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
#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
#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
#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
#1610:Misery is the common theme of human existence.
— Sun Nov 01 2009 10:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1620:Misery is one of two common threads of human existence. The other is denial.
— Tue Nov 03 2009 11:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1653:The answer to the biggest questions of existence is simply, "We don't know." Why should that be so hard to accept?
— Sat Nov 07 2009 00:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1850:"There should be tax breaks for couples with no children. Think of the carbon saved by not bringing new people into existence!"@SamPayne1701
— Wed Dec 16 2009 11:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2169:I dedicate this day to one of the best existential movies of all time: "Groundhog Day".
— Mon Feb 01 2010 14:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2271:Existentialism says that life itself creates its own meaning. You just solve the problems in front of you, in increasing sophisticated ways.
— Wed Feb 10 2010 08:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2361:An existential genius: @TheBosha - Author of many a tweet I wish I wrote myself.
— Mon Feb 15 2010 01:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2388:Oxymoron alert: "Christian existentialism" (The core idea of existentialism is that you don't need a God to tell you what to do.)
— Tue Feb 16 2010 11:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2414:People see barriers where none exist because then they don't have to accept responsibility for their own predicament.
— Thu Feb 18 2010 02:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2415:Existentialism is illustrated in Monty Python's Philosophers' Football Match, when Archimedes shouts "Eureka" and HITS THE DAMN BALL!
— Thu Feb 18 2010 02:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2602:The irony of law enforcement is that it needs crime to justify its existence. It will scare the public to protect its budget.
— Mon Mar 01 2010 16:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2712:Paranoia, once it needs to exist, will always find a reason.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 22:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2727:If Heaven existed, it would be great fun to sit at St. Peter's gate and watch the shock on people's faces. "Not what you expected, is it?"
— Fri Mar 12 2010 11:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2855:Narcissism is the delusion that the world exists "for me". Few will escape from it and see the world for what it really is.
— Sat Mar 27 2010 10:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2961:The depressing thing about advertising is that no matter how stupid it is, there must be someone falling for it or it wouldn't exist.
— Mon Apr 26 2010 03:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3036:The most secure prison is one without bars or locks, that exists only in the mind of the prisoner because he has invested in it.
— Thu May 20 2010 18:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3105:The biggest cosmic joke of all would be that God exists but He couldn't care less about us. We would be alone after all!
— Sat Jun 05 2010 00:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3407:The opposite of religion is not atheism but existentialism, the theory that all meaning derives from what you can see and experience.
— Sun Jul 25 2010 18:46 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
#3788:Narcissism: The world exists for me, but none of my mistakes are my own.
— Sun Sep 12 2010 17:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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