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Shocked by today's news? That's what news is designed for, and you fell for it. With 7 billion on the planet, there's no lack of material.
The hardest confession: I knew I shouldn't have done it, but I did it anyway, and bad things happened because of it.
Being rich doesn't necessarily make you an asshole. Displaying your wealth makes you an asshole.
Never fall in love without consulting the DSM and doing a full MMPI.
There is no class for one-handed chainsaw juggling. You have to learn by trial and error, usually starting with two hands.
The stars that burn brightly in youth are usually dim embers by middle age.
Intelligence doesn't go viral. It has to take the long road.
Contingent reinforcement discourages creativity.
You can spend your life complaining about the Man and how he keeps you down, or you can find a way around him and get what you want.
Stupidity afflicts all races, genders, ages and ethnicities. It is not discrimination to detect stupid people and avoid dealing with them.
Post-iceberg Titanic propaganda: Nothing is wrong. Return to your cabins. The band is still playing, so the ship can't be sinking.
Life seems more real when we have a witness: someone to see what we are doing and acknowledge it.
People invent God because they need a witness—someone to see what they are doing and pass judgment on it.
Unrestrained truth can be a form of dysfunction, disrupting social situations and distracting from more important goals.
The only advantage of fame is you don't need references.
Hypertrichosis or "werewolf syndrome" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypertrichosis … + A girl in Thailand has it: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2105650/Worlds-hairiest-girl-12-schools-popular-students--reveals-wants-doctor.html?ITO=socialnet-twitter-mailonline … pic.twitter.com/78hQI8jgKh
Quality is a lonely business.
The ghost of Malthus haunts the poor.
Compassion for the foolish eventually gives way to: "You did this to yourself, so it's your problem."
Be careful of the gifts you give. If too generous, it disrupts an equilibrium and could become the gun they shoot themselves with.
Wisdom from the Dalai Lama's evil twin. Your antidote to platitudes. Author. Ex Area 51 guy. Best: @PopeyesSpinach Travel: @Peripatetia