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#35:Humans evolved from apes through cooking. NY Times: http://bit.ly/FIlZn Compare to my Chimp screenplay: http://bit.ly/emBNO
— Sun Apr 26 2009 01:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#37:People choose a WORSE diet when a healthy option is offered. NY Times (4/6): http://bit.ly/9VQBs - An interesting human perception defect.
— Sun Apr 26 2009 03:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#97:Male Data Collection Syndrome (MDCS) is the propensity of the human male to collect useless info and statistics: sports scores, etc.
— Mon May 04 2009 10:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#156:Star Trek movie fact checking: In the 23rd Century no educated human will speak English as a second language, let alone Russian as a first.
— Sat May 09 2009 02:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#204:Big Brother is watching us, with video cameras everywhere. Trouble is: humans have to monitor those cameras, so BB is still blind.
— Thu May 14 2009 21:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#219:All conspiracy theories are confounded by human politics, in that it's hard to get evil conspirators to agree on anything.
— Fri May 15 2009 22:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#319:Stardate 2009.141, Las Vegas, early 21st Century. I am torn: Should I reveal to the humans the doom that awaits them or keep it to myself?
— Thu May 21 2009 23:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#328:Human relations are a constant struggle between loneliness on one side and engulfment on the other.
— Fri May 22 2009 14:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#345:Once you know your marriage isn't gong to work, the most humane thing you can do for everyone is to cut the cord quickly.
— Fri May 22 2009 23:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#363:I seem to be missing something. What is the point of a high-res TV screen that exceeds the resolution of the human eye that's watching it?
— Sat May 23 2009 23:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#461:At the core of every good movie is a simple human dilemma that all the special effects in the world can't buy.
— Mon Jun 01 2009 09:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#462:The greatest human disasters are usually born in euphoria. You overestimate your own abilities, so you take on more than you can handle..
— Mon Jun 01 2009 10:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#511:Humans have a primal need for "witnesses" - beings more powerful than themselves acknowledging what they are doing.
— Fri Jun 05 2009 13:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#521:Our need for witnesses arises from our human nature. We are followers, even when we lead. We are always hooked in to our social environment.
— Fri Jun 05 2009 15:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#522:Humans are unique in the animal world for their ability to take instruction. They are programmed to want approval, to be "witnessed."
— Fri Jun 05 2009 17:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#545:The rarest of all human abilities is to question ones own position in life.
— Sun Jun 07 2009 10:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#557:Human life does not thrive under law or commerce, only in the hidden places that law and commerce ignore.
— Mon Jun 08 2009 22:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#574:Humans evolved to eat cooked foods. Cooking is part of our digestive process, like the four stomachs of a cow.
— Tue Jun 09 2009 13:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#595:Why you need civil rights: because law enforcement will always be a flawed human operation with a built-in bias toward guilt.
— Wed Jun 10 2009 18:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#610:Pity the autistic male whose only knowledge of human culture is related to the following of sports teams. Also pity his wife.
— Thu Jun 11 2009 01:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#620:Millions of U.S. households aren't ready for the switch to digital television. It's a HUMANITARIAN CRISIS!
— Thu Jun 11 2009 14:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#632:"Packratting" is the human tendency to stockpile resources even when they are not realistically needed. With mental illness, it gets worse.
— Thu Jun 11 2009 17:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#651:Why are sweat glands unique to humans? They seem like such a handy cooling mechanism.
— Sat Jun 13 2009 05:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#666:Zahavi's "Handicap Principle" says that animals (and humans) will ostentatiously waste resources to signal their fitness. It's everywhere!
— Sat Jun 13 2009 23:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#669:The Handicap Principle helps explain human breasts, which are far larger than they have to be to give milk. They are a fitness signal.
— Sat Jun 13 2009 23:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#670:The Handicap Principle suggests an inate human tendency to ostentatiously display and waste ones resources. It signals you are powerful.
— Sat Jun 13 2009 23:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#777:To walk down the street of any busy city is to witness 10,000 forms of human slavery.
— Mon Jun 22 2009 04:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#826:NY Times: "The Resilience of Modern Marriage" http://bit.ly/8cM4b - A tribute to the strength (or insanity) of human pair bonding.
— Mon Jun 29 2009 02:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#854:In the human world, there's tragedy everywhere you look - if you care to look!
— Sat Jul 04 2009 12:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#863:The law, due to its human origins and human enforcement, will always be a royal screw-up.
— Sun Jul 05 2009 09:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#914:No human can obey every law and government regulation. It's impossible! You must choose what to comply with and why.
— Sun Jul 12 2009 01:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#941:The main goal of human relations is not to convince people you are right but simply to get the behavior you want from them.
— Thu Jul 16 2009 16:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#970:In human behavior, there is no "normal", just differing gradations of dysfunction.
— Wed Jul 22 2009 02:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1106:I am protesting Frito Lay's human rights policies in [insert location here]. Those are blood chips!
— Mon Aug 10 2009 12:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1107:UFO evidence that seems clear at the beginning turns muddy upon closer examination. Damn humans keep getting in the way!
— Mon Aug 10 2009 12:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1110:Don't ask me to explain the human male. I'm a member by gender but not by culture.
— Mon Aug 10 2009 21:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1149:True humanity lies in skirting the law. You don't openly defy it but subtly evade it to reach a morally acceptable conclusion.
— Fri Aug 14 2009 13:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1150:In law schools, I would add a required course: "Evasion of Law." It would teach how to skirt the law to achieve the best human outcome.
— Fri Aug 14 2009 14:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1201:My clinical study of the "Preening and Nesting Behavior of the Human Female" http://bit.ly/3bCc28 (Kilroy Cafe #7, June 08)
— Sun Aug 16 2009 20:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1240:A song consists of lyrics sung by the human voice. Instrumental music is only a supporting character.
— Fri Aug 21 2009 03:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1310:Photo Tip #6: HUMANIZATION. Every photo needs a human or human-like character to give the scene perspective.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 21:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1361:Let's get our priorities straight: The human body is only the physical avatar of ones online personality.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 23:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1382:A fundamental human conflict is separating appearance from operational quality -- what looks nice from what really works.
— Tue Sep 01 2009 13:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1417:NY Times: "In Taming Dogs, Humans May Have Sought a Meal " http://bit.ly/3M4Q35 - Dogs are the animal most entwined with us.
— Tue Sep 08 2009 11:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1490:The primary activities of pair-bonded humans appear to be centered on nest-building and only incidentally the rearing of young.
— Wed Sep 30 2009 05:05 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
#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
#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
#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
#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
#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
#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
#1652:What separates humans from the apes is not just the ability to learn but the ability to be taught - to blindly trust the wisdom of others.
— Sat Nov 07 2009 00:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1656:Most human behavior is simply inaccessible to words. You can't talk people into changing. You can only punish and reward.
— Sat Nov 07 2009 03:00 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
#1816:Revolution, in most of human history, is a bloody battle to replace one form of oppression with another.
— Fri Dec 11 2009 04:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1873:Avatar: At least the shapely Na'Vi women have the decency to not go topless, in deference to our human sensitivities.
— Sun Dec 20 2009 11:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1957:"Shooting the messenger" is the official human sport. If a message conflicts with one's own investments, that's the easiest way.
— Mon Jan 11 2010 08:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1977:"The influence of each human being on others in this life is a kind of immortality." - John Adams
— Tue Jan 12 2010 13:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1998:Has Iams ever considered making food for humans? Imagine: complete and balanced nutrition in bland pellets you eat every day. Works for me!
— Thu Jan 14 2010 13:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2056:Throughout human political history, most "bold initiatives" have lead to deep shit.
— Sat Jan 23 2010 03:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2141:Gadgetitus is an affliction, chiefly of the human male, involving the acquisition and maintenance of too many gadgets and devices.
— Sat Jan 30 2010 03:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2156:The fundamental human conflict is between inertia and taking control.
— Sun Jan 31 2010 09:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2190:The basic human drama, in fiction and in life, is about a character facing his own fears and overcoming his own inertia.
— Thu Feb 04 2010 11:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2235:Super Bowl Sunday is a time to reflect on the vast wasted human potential of the people watching it.
— Sun Feb 07 2010 14:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2256:The human world is built on a web of lies and delusions. If you dispell one of them, the system will replace it with another.
— Tue Feb 09 2010 10:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2353:If you think you can live without medical care (ie insurance), consider that the "natural" historic lifespan of humans was barely 40 years.
— Sun Feb 14 2010 21:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2357:There ought to be a formula for evaluating human and animal suffering. Human should be rated higher, and slow torture more than quick death.
— Sun Feb 14 2010 22:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2382:Everything you own but don't need not only clutters up your own life but isolates you from the bulk of humanity who is struggling to get by.
— Tue Feb 16 2010 09:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2394:Among us lives a special race of humans who look like us and sound like us but inside they are not like us BECAUSE THEY'RE FRICKING IDIOTS!
— Tue Feb 16 2010 23:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2406:There is no food item or consumer product that isn't tainted by some form of animal or human abuse. You just have to look deep enough.
— Wed Feb 17 2010 15:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2421:It is human nature to obsess over minor risks while the big ones sneak up and get you from behind.
— Thu Feb 18 2010 13:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#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
#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
#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
#2684:Economic activity — buying, selling and scams related thereto — come as naturally to the human as breathing, eating and sex.
— Tue Mar 09 2010 09:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2724:If you live in a home that exceeds your needs, you are vulnerable to the charge, "You did this instead of helping humanity?"
— Fri Mar 12 2010 11:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2765:Good and evil are recognizable qualities in the human brain. Good is internal consistency, while evil is a mind at war with itself.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 12:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2774:Technology can improve your life if you use it wisely, but it doesn't help humanity as a whole. There's more suffering now than ever before.
— Sat Mar 13 2010 15:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2794:The fundamental human conflict is between fatalism and taking control. Problems are solved by moving from "I have no choice" to "I do."
— Mon Mar 15 2010 02:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2858:Human Etiquette 101: When someone says, "How are you?" you are supposed to say, "Fine, thanks!" No one expects you to truthfully answer.
— Sat Mar 27 2010 12:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3053:As the brain deteriorates, humans revert into packrats, saving juice containers and bits of string for future use that never comes.
— Tue May 25 2010 18:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3062:"Entertainment" is a business model designed to generate profit and absorb human resources without actually accomplishing anything.
— Thu May 27 2010 20:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3066:It takes a special breed of human to choose a pit bull as a pet: M - O - R - O - N. (They like guns, too, but luckily they can't spell.)
— Fri May 28 2010 03:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3081:Scenery is meaningless without human context. #sixwordstories
— Mon May 31 2010 02:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3126:In the hierarchy of human needs, sleep overrules all others (except maybe the need to pee).
— Thu Jun 10 2010 02:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3163:The zoo on Rigel Seven found their human specimens were easily controlled by giving them television and the freedom to change the channels.
— Thu Jun 17 2010 00:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3184:Essential for any literate human is to know the names and numbers of the L.A. freeways and the impact of a SigAlert on any one of them.
— Fri Jun 18 2010 00:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3195:Most of humanity is living in the decrepit shell of past dreams.
— Sat Jun 19 2010 12:51 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
#3234:The typical human, upon gaining relative wealth, constructs a temple to himself called a "home" in which he is entombed until death.
— Fri Jun 25 2010 23:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3261:People of Wal-Mart are a distinct human race, like Neanderthals. They supply our prisons and child welfare system and breed prodigiously.
— Mon Jun 28 2010 05:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3262:Among adult humans, curiosity is rare. They may notice an alien presence in their environment, but they won't change course to investigate.
— Mon Jun 28 2010 05:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3328:Humans are creatures of habit. True initiative — stepping out of one's normal pattern without being forced — is exceedingly rare.
— Tue Jul 13 2010 21:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3330:"Why, yes, let's PRAY to stop human suffering. That way we don't actually have to DO anything about anything." @rejecter
— Tue Jul 13 2010 21:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3337:What is familiar is more likely to guide human actions than what is safe, wise or less painful.
— Tue Jul 13 2010 23:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3384:The law doesn't really solve problems, merely redistributes them. Only human judgment, rooted in the moment, can solve problems.
— Mon Jul 19 2010 07:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3393:Video: The Pigeons of St. Marks Square, Venice: http://youtu.be/Zat66v7CHDE - Wall-to-wall pigeons... feeding on humans! Yesterday.
— Wed Jul 21 2010 09:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3441:Dr. Guillotin's device for executing celebrities may have been more humane than current methods of public humiliation and pathetic decline.
— Mon Aug 09 2010 01:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3453:The most fundamental human right is the ability to discreetly withhold information from others and release it only as you choose.
— Tue Aug 10 2010 07:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3465:Extending the human lifespan would be a great boon to crossword puzzle makers, and there could be a 24-hour channel devoted to Jeopardy!
— Wed Aug 11 2010 18:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3476:Humans are creatures of inertia. Whatever they are doing they are likely to keep doing until forced into another path.
— Thu Aug 12 2010 13:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3485:The world is a waster of human potential, but the Number One waster of that potential is the individual himself.
— Fri Aug 13 2010 07:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3511:It is human nature to stockpile resources (food, tools, etc) for future lean times, but in an environment of plenty it becomes pathological.
— Sun Aug 15 2010 14:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3529:The true test of human character is how a person behaves when he has power over others and no accountability.
— Tue Aug 17 2010 15:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3567:The greatest asset — and deepest flaw — of humans is their willingness to follow others and accept the assumptions they are given.
— Tue Aug 24 2010 00:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3604:The rarest and most valuable of all human abilities is being relevant to the topic at hand.p
— Thu Aug 26 2010 14:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3605:The rarest and most valuable of all human abilities is being relevant to the topic at hand.
— Thu Aug 26 2010 14:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3639:At the Lorain County Fair, Wellington, Ohio, observing the haphazard effects of breeding and husbandry... in humans!
— Sat Aug 28 2010 18:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3657:It is a human gift to discern patterns in chaos and live life as though it meant something.
— Sun Aug 29 2010 18:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3663:Your only potential threat is human, and these animals rarely leave their cars except to waddle into the Wal-Mart. http://j.mp/cYRfpE
— Mon Aug 30 2010 11:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3690:The phrase of the day is "parasitic human infants". And, yes, the nexus of the conspiracy IS the Discovery Channel. James Lee: dead prophet.
— Thu Sep 02 2010 10:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3763:Humans are natural hoarders. They infuse objects with emotional meaning and don't want to part with them.
— Fri Sep 10 2010 10:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3838:RT @BadDalaiLama: The main goal of human relations is not to convince people you are right but to get the behavior you want from them.
— Sat Sep 18 2010 03:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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