Saturday, November 27, 2010

Servitude

Nothing makes you look like a bigger jerk than being snobbish to the person who serves you in a restaurant.  If you end the meal being served by the manager, that should be your clue that you did something wrong.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Cold Turkey

"Here's what I think the truth is: We are all addicts of fossil fuels in a state of denial, about to face cold turkey."

Kurt Vonnegut

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Sunday, November 21, 2010

Pretending to Be

"We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be."


Kurt VonnegutMother Night

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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Appearances

They say not to judge people by their appearance.  What they mean is not to judge people based on stupid criteria.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Happiness Vs. Intelligence

 "One of the indictments of civilization is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person."

William Feather

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Saturday, November 13, 2010

Feeling Alive

"How nice -- to feel nothing, and still get full credit for being alive."

Kurt VonnegutSlaughterhouse-Five

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Being Understood

If you keep wondering why no one understands you, it might be wise to formulate a plan for making yourself understood.