Weird: An un-quantifiable set of characteristics that I don’t like in another person.
Cool: An un-quantifiable set of characteristics that I do like in another person.
You don’t have to say “I love you.” to say “I love you.”
Arguments between die-hard “conservatives” and die-hard “liberals” remind me of arguments between Star Wars geeks and Star Trek geeks, in that both involve arguments between people who believe wholly in the merits of a universe not based on observable fact.
Selfish people will expend tremendous effort and pay almost any cost to avoid contributing even a little to the good of others.
Some people like to talk about “choice” as if everything in our lives depends upon only the decisions that we ourselves make. This viewpoint necessarily ignores the choices that other people make that affect our lives. And not everyone has the same set of choices arrayed before them. Nor does everyone have the same ability to exploit or even recognize all the choices available.
The secret to progress is to loosen our grip on what we think we possess.
Everybody is nice at first.
The “American Dream” is really nothing more than an extended marketing campaign.
The secret to being unique is to not try to be like anybody else while simultaneously not trying to be different than anyone else.
It is telling that the greater is the proportion of self-absorbed adults, the greater is the proportion of mentally ill children.
Action without knowledge is stupid, sometimes dangerous.
There will be no peace in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict as long as there is money to be made there in construction and arms trafficking.
Stupid is 10% lack of inspiration and 90% lack of perspiration.
Some “good” people are like crocodiles who are just waiting for the hippo to leave.
Most people having learned how to do something correctly, will persist in doing it in the way with which they are familiar.