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#10:It's been a while, but I'd like to bring back Austin Powers for a 4th installment. Austin's okay, but I REALLY miss Dr. Evil.
— Tue Apr 21 2009 03:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#105:Caffeine doesn't really give you energy. It steals it! It takes your own energy away from you and gives it back only when you shoot up.
— Tue May 05 2009 15:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#107:Is life real or a virtual reality video game? Doesn't matter. It's the only game there is, so you might as well play it.
— Tue May 05 2009 15:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#114:It seems 1% of the risks in life get 99% of the publicity. Mobilizing for these unlikely threats may distract us from the real ones.
— Tue May 05 2009 21:51 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
#181:Americans' obsession with Stuff may harm the planet, but the real damage is internal - how all this excess weight drags you down personally.
— Mon May 11 2009 12:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#191:In Frankfurt they have REAL Customs: no bags searched and not a single question asked.
— Wed May 13 2009 10:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#195:It's really disturbing to walk through a field in Germany and feel the crunch, crunch, crunch of snails under your feet. All the death!
— Thu May 14 2009 05:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#220:#followfriday - @Andy__Rooney I don't know if this is the "real" Andy Rooney, but it's irrelevant: He's got the A.R. shtick down pat!
— Fri May 15 2009 23:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#234:Twitter gives you a chance to see what celebrities are really made of: fluff!
— Sat May 16 2009 21:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#249:The beverage industry thrives because its markup is huge: 2 cents worth of ingredients become a $2 soft drink. No real food can beat that.
— Mon May 18 2009 00:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#250:What, exactly, are "drinkability", "refreshment" and "thirst-quenching"? Aren't they really masks for alcohol and caffeine addiction?
— Mon May 18 2009 00:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#251:What most people interpret as "thirst" is really a craving for caffeine. Your body doesn't need the liquid; your brain just wants the drug.
— Mon May 18 2009 00:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#259:On the whole, technology doesn't really solve problems; it only redistributes them.
— Tue May 19 2009 01:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#276:You can't sing the same song over and over with real feeling. Only the first few times are genuine; it's acting after that.
— Wed May 20 2009 15:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#294:Boredom is an attitude, not a real emotion. It reflects your own refusal to make creative use of the time available to you.
— Thu May 21 2009 10:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#313:Bad faith, practiced over time, eats you up inside and twists you into a scheming villain in a black hat with a cackling laugh. Really!
— Thu May 21 2009 20:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#330:Loneliness is an absence of contact with others, but it's compounded by a lack of mission, which others can't really provide.
— Fri May 22 2009 14:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#356:There is a certain satisfaction in watching gays make all the same relationship mistakes as heteros. Nothing really changes.
— Sat May 23 2009 10:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#359:When we hurt someone else it's called guilt. When we hurt ourselves it's regret. Same thing really.
— Sat May 23 2009 15:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#377:Kathmandu, that's where I'm really really going to. (If I ever get out of here.)
— Sun May 24 2009 04:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#410:The law is necessary, but so is subversion of it. At some point you have to set it aside and analyse the real affects of your actions.
— Wed May 27 2009 02:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#416:Is it really "green" to spend twice as much for a hybrid car that uses only slightly less gas? You could plant trees with the money!
— Wed May 27 2009 12:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#432:A relationship cannot truly grow unless there is the realistic option to withdraw and renegotiate.
— Fri May 29 2009 18:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#463:South Park doesn't really satirize the Joseph Smith story; it just recounts it. The story is self-satirizing! http://bit.ly/ZATTg
— Mon Jun 01 2009 10:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#469:When the captain says what a pleasure it was to serve me on this flight, does he really mean it, or is he just faking?
— Mon Jun 01 2009 15:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#489:Real hunger comes from a drop in blood sugar. False hunger is a psychological desire for food without the drop. You have to distinguish.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 01:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#498:Religion is not real morality but a fake substitute. It means you don't have the courage to make your own moral choices.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 12:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#499:Most people obsessed with fantasy adventures - scifi, video games, etc - would never consider real ones, like travel.
— Thu Jun 04 2009 13:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#536:Up here in the northern latitudes, you got to get your biological activity done real quick before winter closes in again.
— Sat Jun 06 2009 14:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#558:Governments are incompetent at raising children because they cannot make the creative compromises that real parents make every day.
— Mon Jun 08 2009 22:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#570:For camping in desert, you need only sleeping bag, tarp, air mattress, air pump. You can camp almost anywhere. No real dangers.
— Tue Jun 09 2009 10:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#579:Let's be honest here: The bear shape has no real relevance to the flavor of the Gummi Bear.
— Tue Jun 09 2009 21:44 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
#638:You don't realize how boring sex can be until you've seen "Real Sex" on HBO.
— Fri Jun 12 2009 03:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#644:People would rather improve their lives through product acquisition than make real effective changes.
— Fri Jun 12 2009 11:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#646:If you look too closely at show biz you'll see it's all fake. Real life, with all its warts, is far more entertaining.
— Fri Jun 12 2009 17:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#648:Convertibles are ridiculous. Do you really want the wind in your face and the sun beating down on your head?
— Fri Jun 12 2009 18:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#660:You can't really tell the truth until you learn to lie.
— Sat Jun 13 2009 19:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#668:The female figures, "Wow, if this guy can waste so much on his fancy car, he must really be rich and powerful."
— Sat Jun 13 2009 23:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#699:No one cries for the "poor little rich kids" but their adjustment to real life can be difficult and traumatic.
— Tue Jun 16 2009 11:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#714:No matter what you read on the internet about reality, you have to experience it non-virtually to know what it's all about.
— Wed Jun 17 2009 08:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#716:Real estate is so 20th Century. It's totally unnecessary in the 21st.
— Wed Jun 17 2009 15:12 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
#793:One of the highest compliments you can pay someone is to say they have "no ego", although you are really saying the opposite.
— Thu Jun 25 2009 20:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#794:When a product promises to "kill 99% of all bacteria", it's really breeding stronger bacteria (the 1% that survive).
— Thu Jun 25 2009 20:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#799:People are asking the wrong question about UFOs: "Are they real?" The more important issue is: "Are they relevant?" I say no.
— Fri Jun 26 2009 02:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#813:"Pleasure may come from illusion, but happiness can come only of reality." - Chamfort via @linkibol
— Fri Jun 26 2009 13:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#816:It feels good to be respected by others but only when you're respected for who you really are, not who you pretend to be.
— Sat Jun 27 2009 12:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#831:It's really pathetic when southern European women try to turn blonde. It becomes a "muddy blonde" that just doesn't work.
— Tue Jun 30 2009 07:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#861:Art without a function in real life is merely egotism.
— Sun Jul 05 2009 09:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#868:All that really matters in music is the sound that comes into your ears. Everything else is musical bullshit.
— Sun Jul 05 2009 11:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#883:LA Times: Life inside the Irvine bubble http://bit.ly/4uB9vK - Low crime, but totally isolated from the real world.
— Tue Jul 07 2009 14:52 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
#895:In fundamentalist religion, what is billed as "trust in God" is really just trust in the word of other people.
— Thu Jul 09 2009 15:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#897:Michael, Elvis, Whitney, Britney, Madonna - they must be deep and wise because their songs are good. Get real!
— Thu Jul 09 2009 15:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#918:Do you take this man/woman as your lawfully wedded spouse, to clean up after, to make excuses for, to protect from reality, 'til death...?
— Sun Jul 12 2009 10:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#929:The best relationships start with "I really like your work." If you can say it in both directions, you might be onto something.
— Tue Jul 14 2009 11:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#950:People will obsess over some trivial contributor to health-like organic food-while ignoring their own bad habits that will really kill them.
— Sat Jul 18 2009 14:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#974:Real estate is so 20th Century. It just isn't relevant to the 21st. Those who are invested in real estate are entrenched in the past.
— Wed Jul 22 2009 07:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#982:Attention old people: Please clip your protruding nose and ear hair. It will make you seem connected to the real world.
— Thu Jul 23 2009 18:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#995:You can study the theory of something, but you have to interact with its reality before you truly understand.
— Sun Jul 26 2009 10:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1003:What most people take for "thirst" is really an addict's craving for caffeine. Bodily fluid levels are fine.
— Sun Jul 26 2009 20:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1060:You may be able to control your public image while alive, but when you die the mask will fall and you'll be seen for who you really were.
— Tue Aug 04 2009 01:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1066:The American Dream is supposedly home ownership, but people don't realize when they enter the dream how quickly it can turn to a nightmare.
— Tue Aug 04 2009 18:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1068:What space do you really need to live in? The optimum of economy is an 8 by 8-foot box, like an officer's cabin in a Navy ship.
— Tue Aug 04 2009 19:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1070:This is all one really needs in life: an 8x8-foot box. PHOTO: http://bit.ly/VVajT (I could do without the roommate, though.)
— Tue Aug 04 2009 19:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1096:It's another old grudge, but were Hiroshima and Nagasaki really necessary? Talk about a Holocaust!
— Sun Aug 09 2009 12:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1108:Traveling light requires some real-world experience. You need to learn what you need and what you don't.
— Mon Aug 10 2009 13:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1118:"Really? You'd hammer in the morning, the evening, and all over this land? I see why no one will give you a hammer!" -- MRT @timcarvell
— Wed Aug 12 2009 14:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1128:Relationships are damaging when they disrupt an individual's direct negotiation with outside reality.
— Thu Aug 13 2009 14:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1140:Sadly, the concept of "nude" is usually more exciting in theory than in reality.
— Fri Aug 14 2009 04:19 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
#1162:In any art, there is real creativity and fake creativity -- which is mimicking the sound and fury of creativity without saying anything.
— Sat Aug 15 2009 02:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1163:Any art that doesn't teach you something about life isn't really art but noise and isn't worth the effort to take in.
— Sat Aug 15 2009 02:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1164:Real artists are rare. They are far outnumbered by pseudo-artists who know a medium but have nothing to say in it.
— Sat Aug 15 2009 03:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1197:Art, in the real world, is the realm of narcissists, most of whom can't see beyond their own needs to the needs of the art itself.
— Sun Aug 16 2009 15:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1208:When you tell a lie, you commit yourself to two sets of books: the real accounting and the fake one. The problem is keeping them straight.
- #lying — Mon Aug 17 2009 00:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1222:Crime is a real threat, but the damage it does is usually dwarfed by what we do to ourselves through our own foolish actions.
— Tue Aug 18 2009 20:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1224:Crime is a real threat, but the damage it does is usually dwarfed by what we do to ourselves through our own foolish actions.
— Wed Aug 19 2009 00:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1226:Life is full of "Duh!" moments when you realize, "Things would have been so much easier had I only known that before!"
— Wed Aug 19 2009 07:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1232:District 9: Wikus is a totally fresh and daffy anti-hero hero, a take on real bureaucrats everywhere.
- #movies — Wed Aug 19 2009 12:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1235:Just because a TV show is called a "documentary" doesn't mean it bears any relation to reality. Think of it as "truth-based fiction".
— Thu Aug 20 2009 20:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1236:Just because a TV show is called a "documentary" doesn't mean it bears any resemblance to reality. Think of it as "truth-based fiction".
— Thu Aug 20 2009 23:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1256:Music has a hold on the nervous system that isn't always healthy. Instead of doing real things, you have an iPod in your ear.
— Sun Aug 23 2009 14:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1291:In the real world, there will always be a gap between what the rule books say and what is actually enforced. Life is lived in that space!
— Wed Aug 26 2009 16:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1335:"Insight" is when you finally understand the real reasons for your own actions. No one can give it to you; you have to find it yourself.
— Thu Aug 27 2009 23:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1375:One of the biggest puzzles of life is trying to figure out the family we grew up in and how it really works.
— Mon Aug 31 2009 11:09 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
#1388:I have no real desire to travel more than 299,792,458 meters per second, but the fact that I've been banned from doing so still irks me.
— Thu Sep 03 2009 15:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1393:Everyone is always talking "megabyte" this and "gigabyte" that. No one ever remembers the real base unit of digital memory: the lowly bit.
— Fri Sep 04 2009 00:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1401:Among the animals, our closest relative is really the dog. We are eager to please, loyal to a fault and willing to follow others anywhere.
— Sat Sep 05 2009 10:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1402:If psychic phenomena are real, it is clear they are an unreliable tool for interacting with the world.
— Sat Sep 05 2009 11:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1421:The world is full of crap because crap has a higher profit margin than things you really need.
— Wed Sep 09 2009 18:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1445:Real men don't use sunscreen. A simple hat will do.
— Mon Sep 21 2009 17:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1498:Photography is a fraud that distorts reality to serve the photographer's aims, yet it's the medium people are least skeptical about.
— Fri Oct 02 2009 04:27 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
#1566:Before you fight for equal rights as an oppressed minority, you should evaluate whether the prize is really worth fighting for.
— Sun Oct 25 2009 09:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1574:Anyone can surround themselves with the tools and technical skills of an artistic medium. Very few are capable of real creativity there.
— Sun Oct 25 2009 22:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1647:There is no safe harbor. Anything you think is safety is really just a prison. The most you can hope for is safe enough for now.
— Fri Nov 06 2009 12:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1650:The Ft. Hood rampage illustrates what I've been saying all along: The real killer isn't stress but stress counselors!
— Fri Nov 06 2009 16:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1657:Anything you think guarantees permanent security is really just a prison in disguise.
— Sat Nov 07 2009 03:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1658:There are no permanently safe harbors. Anything you think guarantees lifelong security is really just a prison in disguise.
— Sat Nov 07 2009 03:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1675:I'm not afraid to admit it: I like gluten! Big globs of sticky gluten! With extra butter on it! Real butter!
— Sat Nov 14 2009 14:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1687:Viruses and bacteria are real, but "germs" were invented by advertising because they can be portrayed by cartoon characters.
— Tue Nov 17 2009 14:08 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
#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
#1724:UFOs may be real, but they're not relevant.
— Fri Nov 27 2009 00:50 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
#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
#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
#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
#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
#1840:Global warming is real, but that doesn't mean governments have the power to stop it. The damage has already been done!
— Tue Dec 15 2009 16:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1870:All good fiction involves some form of magic. Things will happen that are impossible in real life, but the resolution must be real.
— Sat Dec 19 2009 11:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1891:Trapped in the dual prison of real estate and children. When things go bad, there can be noplace more harrowing!
— Tue Dec 22 2009 06:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1900:The majority of people will use their excess resources to reinforce repetitive behavior and avoid any real change or accomplishment.
— Fri Dec 25 2009 10:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1929:The real measure of wealth is not how much money you make but the freedom you have left after expenses.
— Tue Jan 05 2010 12:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1962:Of all the ways you can sell your soul to the devil, reality TV is the most insidious.
— Mon Jan 11 2010 10:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1983:Most online relationships were never meant to be non-virtual. Reality adds a new level of complication and not necessarily any benefit.
— Tue Jan 12 2010 17:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1994:"Raising awareness" on the internet ain't worth the ether it's printed on. All that matters is substantial action in the real world.
— Wed Jan 13 2010 16:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2000:"If you want to feel good about yourself, but avoid any real work or results, try prayer." @almightygod
— Thu Jan 14 2010 15:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2011:"Is it really 'self help' if it's some guy in a video telling you what to do?" @CynicalNihilist
— Sun Jan 17 2010 04:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2028:"You spend your childhood thinking otherwise when really, adulthood consists of bullshitting and knowing just enough to get by." @katefeetie
— Wed Jan 20 2010 16:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2057:There is no easy childhood. Either you are traumatized by reality too early or blindsided by it later.
— Sat Jan 23 2010 12:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2060:The only real solutions to people's prtoblems come from outside the law. Often, the noblest thing the law can do is stand aside.
— Sat Jan 23 2010 14:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2062:The only real solutions to people's problems come from outside the law. Often, the noblest thing the law can do is stand aside.
— Sat Jan 23 2010 15:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2063:Most of what is called "food" in modern mass marketing is really "pseudo food", enticing consumption but providing little nutrition.
— Sat Jan 23 2010 18:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2089:When the flight crew says what a pleasure it was to serve me on this flight, do they really mean it or are they just faking?
— Mon Jan 25 2010 12:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2090:When someone says, "How are you?" you are supposed to reply, "Fine, thanks." No one really wants to know about your problems.
— Mon Jan 25 2010 12:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2116:If you have more money than others, you should hide it. Otherwise, it will isolate you from reality and cut you off from your fellow man.
— Wed Jan 27 2010 10:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2146:Used to be a fan of @johncmayer until I realized how trite and meaningless his lyrics are. Waitin' on the world to change? That's "apathy"!
— Sat Jan 30 2010 21:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2164:Pity the poor actor, forever a phony. Instead of accomplishing real things himself, he pretends to do them as someone else.
— Sun Jan 31 2010 19:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2186:You never know what a person is really like until after the honeymoon.
— Wed Feb 03 2010 21:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2215:Are UFOs real? The more important question is, Are they relevant? I say No! http://bit.ly/XWqSM
— Sat Feb 06 2010 03:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2216:When a man buys real estate he starts building his own tomb.
— Sat Feb 06 2010 04:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2228:If you're gonna sell shit, it has to be new shit, not old shit. No one wants old shit, unless it's really, really old historic shit.
- Facebook Comments — Sun Feb 07 2010 01:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2233:When a paranoiac sees an imaginary threat, he may "defend himself" aggressively. The world responds, and the threat becomes real!
— Sun Feb 07 2010 13:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2261:A Coney Island of the mind is usually better than the real thing.
— Tue Feb 09 2010 19:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2269:You have matured in social media when you accept an essential truth: No one really wants to know what you are doing. They want content.
— Wed Feb 10 2010 07:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2276:The major neutralizers of freedom are marriage, children, debt, real estate, possessions, pets and promises.
— Wed Feb 10 2010 09:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2314:Current reality is irrelevant to the brain as long as it is pursuing a compelling vision.
— Fri Feb 12 2010 11:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2328:On my bucket list: Get really fat and use an electric scooter, park in handicap spaces and demand special attention for my "disability".
— Sat Feb 13 2010 14:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2331:There are no morally pure positions, only compromises between imperfect real-world alternatives.
— Sat Feb 13 2010 17:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2345:The ultimate test of any philosophy is the consequences it leads to in the real world.
— Sun Feb 14 2010 17:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2383:Your first marriage expresses your idealism to others. Your second is grounded in reality and is just for you.
— Tue Feb 16 2010 10:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2389:Tooloosahoochee, Florida. Not a real town, but it should be.
— Tue Feb 16 2010 13:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2401:The ultimate test of morality is what really works.
— Wed Feb 17 2010 11:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2427:What is the meaning of life? Reality gives you problems, and you do your best to solve them. You need no more meaning than that.
— Thu Feb 18 2010 22:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2482:"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced." Kierkegaard. WRONG! We experience reality by solving life's problems.
— Wed Feb 24 2010 01:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2483:Life is the process of solving the problems reality presents to you.
— Wed Feb 24 2010 01:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2490:I credit formal education with less than 1% of my knowledge. The rest I taught myself or was imposed on me by real experience.
— Wed Feb 24 2010 12:59 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
#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
#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
#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
#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
#2560:"Passion is inversely proportional to the amount of real information available." —Gregory Benford
— Sat Feb 27 2010 20:31 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
#2622:Life is full of "Duh!" moments when you realize you've been doing things the hard way. It was so simple, if only you could have seen.
— Wed Mar 03 2010 01:41 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2654:Pain is real, but pleasure is in the eye of the beholder. Only one thing is undeniably pleasurable: relief from pain.
— Sat Mar 06 2010 15:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2710:Hubris is thinking, when a roll of the dice favors you, that the dice really care.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 16:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2731:Become a college professor. Every semester you get a new batch of fawning students who won't have time to realize how full of shit you are.
— Fri Mar 12 2010 16:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2792:The real coin of life is not money but time. It is getting more valuable by the minute, and when it is gone your money will be useless.
— Mon Mar 15 2010 01:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2798:One of the ways people try to declare their identity is by making up dietary restrictions for themselves. Not the same as real identity.
— Mon Mar 15 2010 12:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2827:Health care emotions: No one should suffer from a treatable disease. The reality: There will never be enough resources to treat everyone.
— Tue Mar 23 2010 15:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2834:There will always be people who subjugate their lives to real estate. That doesn't mean it's right for you.
— Wed Mar 24 2010 22:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2852:What's really inside the secret Vatican archives? Bullshit! Century after century of utter bullshit.
— Fri Mar 26 2010 22:42 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
#2870:If you aren't flirting with depression, you should question whether you're really alive.
— Mon Mar 29 2010 03:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2882:"Very little is included. All the stuff we really want is extra." @TheBosha - But the extras we want rarely improve our lives.
— Wed Mar 31 2010 17:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2895:That "Til Death Do You Part" shit is really scary! Shouldn't it be illegal on the grounds that no one can see that far ahead?
— Sat Apr 03 2010 01:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2931:Should is really be called a PDA or more properly a PED — Personal Enslavement Device?
— Thu Apr 08 2010 12:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2937:History makes you realize all the amazing things done by dead people.
— Sun Apr 11 2010 04:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2957:All you really need in life is the basic product that gets the job done. You don't need the add-ons and garnishes, which only make you fat.
— Mon Apr 26 2010 00:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2994:The "simple life" isn't really simple if it involves a ton of obligations, like mowing the hay, cleaning the barn and feeding the animals.
— Fri May 07 2010 01:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3022:In truth, you can never really "own" anything. You can only "rent".
— Thu May 13 2010 09:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3023:Europe is full of old shit, which Americans think is special. Really, though, it's just ordinary shit that got old.
— Fri May 14 2010 19:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3047:The main thing people are hiding when they jealously guard their privacy is just how boring their lives really are.
— Mon May 24 2010 22:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3048:How interesting a person is in real life is inversely proportional to the number of Facebook privacy features they have turned on.
— Mon May 24 2010 22:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3083:Objects can't really make you happy. Only achievements can. Objects are valuable only when they help you achieve something important.
— Mon May 31 2010 12:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3095:The real measure of wealth is not your income but how much freedom you have left after expenses.
— Wed Jun 02 2010 20:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3114:Giving people too much money is like giving them cocaine. They detach from reality, lose incentive and rely on it for all their highs.
— Sun Jun 06 2010 12:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3156:Dreams come in a million flavors. Then reality dashes them and gives you only one.
— Wed Jun 16 2010 10:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3179:When we say someone has a "big ego" we really mean the opposite: their ego is so weak that they can accept no contrary information.
— Thu Jun 17 2010 19:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3187:Reporting from Texas: A real cowboy hat is made from cow. What you're wearing there, son, is a nice sun hat made of straw.
— Fri Jun 18 2010 18:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3191:sports — n. a system of artificial conflict intended to placate the masses, absorb their energy and keep them from any real accomplishment.
— Sat Jun 19 2010 04:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3215:To be appreciated fully, you really need to be dead.
— Mon Jun 21 2010 16:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3221:In the real world, every "solution" creates new problems, sometimes worse than the original one.
— Tue Jun 22 2010 16:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3224:Life's fundamental trauma is the transition from the artificial order of childhood to the chaos of the real world. None of us is prepared!
— Wed Jun 23 2010 11:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3267:Someone whose home is a museum is not really living life, merely curating it.
— Wed Jun 30 2010 03:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3283:On my bucket list: Write a catchy but meaningless slogan for a major advertising campaign selling a product no one really needs.
— Fri Jul 02 2010 05:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3303:World's most powerful metaphor: Do you take the red pill and see things as they really are or the blue pill and go back to your delusion?
— Fri Jul 09 2010 05:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3361:Failed romances are one of life's great classrooms. You learn how people really work and how fantasy differs from fact.
— Thu Jul 15 2010 18:52 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
#3460:The Mighty Oz must have realized that the people want an infallible mystical being to tell them what to do, hence the smoke and flames.
— Wed Aug 11 2010 09:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3482:A person's explanation for their own behavior is usually a sham, being concocted after the fact because the real reason is unacceptable.
— Thu Aug 12 2010 16:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3495:Married couples are conjoined in two major areas — real estate and child rearing — both of which are easily conducted without marriage.
— Sat Aug 14 2010 10:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3500:You can't own real estate. It owns you.
— Sat Aug 14 2010 19:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3505:There will always be a difference between theory and reality. Plans never turn out quite as expected. The wise can adjust. The unwise can't.
— Sun Aug 15 2010 05:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3506:Given there are millions of "germs" on every surface, the real issue is the health of your immune system, not how much Lysol™ you use.
— Sun Aug 15 2010 10:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3572:Life, in fact, may be a holographic projection, but since it's the best reality we have, we must live it as though it was real.
— Tue Aug 24 2010 23:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3574:"Consumer confidence" should not be confused with happiness, which may improve as people realize, "Hey, we don't need this stuff anyway!"
— Wed Aug 25 2010 00:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3580:You can make a pseudo-life by monitoring the news and commenting on it online, but that's not the same as having a real life of your own.
— Wed Aug 25 2010 12:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3601:What we often take for symbiosis is really just parasite and host.
— Thu Aug 26 2010 08:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3609:Do you realize that if Elvis were alive today he'd probably be dead?
— Thu Aug 26 2010 18:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3623:Utopias, in the real world, almost always turn into prisons.
— Fri Aug 27 2010 18:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3655:Kant really should be spelled "Can't" because if you followed his rules nothing would get done.
— Sun Aug 29 2010 13:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3740:Sometimes the sky really is falling, in which case Henny Penny would be best advised to short-sell the market rather than telling everyone.
— Wed Sep 08 2010 16:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3741:NEW! At your supermarket now! Junk Food Throwback Editions. Made with REAL sugar, REAL fat and REAL salt!
— Wed Sep 08 2010 21:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3770:The trouble with most people my age is they've gotten really, really old. They've gone from "Anything is possible" to "Nothing is possible."
— Fri Sep 10 2010 16:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3806:Too many pointless family arguments start, "I don't like your attitude." All that really matters is: "Did you do what you said you would?"
— Mon Sep 13 2010 19:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3817:A raised voice is sometimes useful to get things done, but real anger almost always makes matters worse.
— Tue Sep 14 2010 21:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3842:Photos and videos don't merely record reality; they create it.
— Sat Sep 18 2010 17:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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