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1: 2016-02-04: Paranoia, responding to bad experiences, often assures their repetition.
2: 2015-08-05: An Introduction to Paranoia - my new 10-minute philosophy video: https://t.co/pnA9Eq5G3j - Complete with tinfoil hat
3: 2015-08-04: The Paradox of Paranoia: Lashing out at a friend, mistakenly thinking they're an enemy, will in fact turn them into an enemy.
4: 2015-03-27: Never underestimate the ability of paranoia to transform something good into something bad.
5: 2015-03-25: Paranoia assures that we will never get more than what we secretly think we deserve. If better things find us, we will kill them.
6: 2015-03-20: Evil can be perpetuated without evil people. All that is necessary is for good people to give in to paranoia.
7: 2015-03-20: The magic of paranoia is that anything good can be seen as bad. You treat it as bad, attack it as a threat and it becomes bad.
8: 2014-12-01: Paranoia: When you haven't got time for the shame, it gives you someone to blame.
9: 2014-10-24: The role of paranoia is to provide justifications for what your emotions need you to believe.
10: 2014-07-28: Paranoia is the means by which evil is justified.
11: 2014-07-02: Most evil acts are not intentionally evil. They are defensive responses to imaginary threats. #paranoia.
12: 2014-06-10: Good people + good intentions + paranoia = evil actions
13: 2014-05-15: Paranoia is out to get you—and it will, unless you consciously defend against it.
14: 2014-05-15: Paranoia is everywhere. It exists wherever humans do. Paranoia is out to get you—and it will, unless you consciously defend against it.
15: 2014-05-15: Hierarchy of Paranoia (unknown source) http://t.co/Xkcgsm9dGI
16: 2014-05-14: Paranoia makes good people do evil things.
17: 2014-05-13: Paranoia is the enforcer, making sure you never rise above your own insecurities.
18: 2014-03-15: Vladimir is rapidly painting himself into a corner. Alas, instead of promoting prudence, this may mean more rash and paranoid behavior.
19: 2014-03-14: Paranoia doesn't just see enemies where they don't exist; it creates them!
20: 2013-10-06: The dentist makes most of his money on people with bad teeth, so whatever advice he gives you, do the opposite. #paranoia
21: 2013-10-06: On My Bucket List: Write a rambling paranoid manifesto to justify my actions.
22: 2013-09-28: Paranoia can give you a face-saving explanation for any personal mistake you have made. You didn't sabotage your life; someone else did.
23: 2013-09-27: When people face a crisis they often become paranoid, which may become the greatest barrier to solving their problem.
24: 2013-09-17: The people most paranoid about their privacy are those with the least interesting lives.
25: 2013-08-25: Paranoia is thinking you're important enough that the government would want to suppress you.
26: 2013-04-28: The less someone has, the more paranoid they are about protecting it.
27: 2013-03-30: Euphoria is the other side of paranoia—equally dangerous because instead of protecting yourself you are taking on more than you can handle.
28: 2013-03-28: North Korea: a case study in paranoia—the invention and provocation of external threats to distract from internal weaknesses.
29: 2013-03-14: Emotional error correction: recognizing when your own judgment might be impaired by ego, fatigue, paranoia or euphoria.
30: 2013-02-25: The cost of paranoia is all the opportunities you turned away because you saw a threat or risk that wasn't there.
31: 2013-02-23: Paranoia may protect you from some dangers but it also blocks personal growth, so the life you're protecting isn't worth much.
32: 2013-01-22: When does vigilance become paranoia, love become masochism, art become obsession? Few know where to stop.
33: 2013-01-14: It can be hard to separate love from paranoia. Does someone really care about you the way you think they do, or is it all in your mind?
34: 2013-01-14: Is this love or paranoia?
35: 2013-01-14: The camera of perception has multiple settings: depressed, euphoric, paranoid, passive. You need a balanced setting for accurate pictures.
36: 2013-01-14: Paranoia is not just a delusion of threat but of unrealistic attention from others.
37: 2013-01-12: The aim of paranoia is to kill the messenger before he has a chance to deliver bad news.
38: 2012-12-10: Paranoid antivirus software maker on the run from dark forces in his own brain. Shouldn't have upgraded to MethMaker 4.0! #mcafee
39: 2012-08-28: RT @KilroyCafe: Paranoia often ends in an explosion of violence as the paranoiac cuts off all avenues for his own escape.
40: 2012-08-27: Fear of abandonment is the motivating force of paranoid psychos everywhere.
41: 2012-08-22: RT @TIME: Overconfidence and paranoia can become self-fulfilling prophecies | http://t.co/6sP0ER1y (via @TIMEHealthland)
42: 2012-07-20: "Crazy" is a mind at war with itself, working against ones own self-interest. Usually involves some paranoia—seeing imaginary threats.
43: 2012-06-06: The tragedy of paranoia is that responding to imaginary threats and enemies creates real threats and enemies.
44: 2012-06-06: Narcissists are highly vulnerable to paranoia. They easily believe the world is targeting them specifically.
45: 2012-06-05: Paranoia is the prelude to violence.
46: 2012-06-04: Paranoia reads evil intent into every kind word and benign smile.
47: 2012-06-02: It seems that the people who are most paranoid about germs are sick the most. Their immune system is weak because it gets little exercise.
48: 2012-05-27: RT @HighersideChats: Drugs don't make you paranoid, drug laws do. <== Actually drugs DO make you paranoid.
49: 2012-05-25: The core of paranoia: If you can believe the world is out to get you, you don't have to feel responsible for your own bad decisions.
50: 2012-05-07: Paranoia, if not braked by the intellect, tends to feed upon itself until it is unstoppable by anything but exhaustion.
51: 2012-05-07: There is no innocent word or act that can't be interpreted as a threat by someone in a paranoid state of mind.
52: 2012-05-06: Safety is a balance between sensible vigilance and destructive paranoia.
53: 2012-05-05: Paranoia justifies whatever you have already committed yourself to.
54: 2012-04-14: It's the people paranoid about germs who are usually the biggest slobs.
55: 2012-04-10: It takes constant vigilance to be non-paranoid.
56: 2012-04-03: Apophenia is a key element of paranoia. Random events are seen an evidence of the conspiracy against you.
57: 2012-03-31: There's no sense in arguing with someone when they're paranoid. Everything you say will be construed as a threat. You can only step away.
58: 2012-03-06: Paranoia assures that your personal life choices will never exceed your inner self-esteem.
59: 2012-03-06: Paranoia begins with interpreting humor as fact and trivial actions as significant.
60: 2012-03-05: @TrekkieGirls oh, so you're calling ME paranoid now? I can read your innuendo!
61: 2012-03-05: There is no well-intentioned action that can't be interpreted as a threat by someone in a paranoid frame of mind.
62: 2012-02-17: Paranoia is usually a self-fulfilling prophesy.
63: 2012-01-24: Paranoia tends to bring about the very thing you are most afraid of.
64: 2012-01-14: In a crisis, the greatest challenge is controlling your own paranoia, where you overreact and start fighting threats that aren't there.
65: 2011-12-02: RT @piratehook3r Writing a manifesto is hard, y'all. <== No if you're paranoid enough and have plenty of time and bomb-making equipment.
66: 2011-11-29: Why do airport workers say, "Have a safe flight"? Do they know something we don't? Are they implying it might NOT be safe? #paranoia
67: 2011-11-27: Paranoia is a mechanism that assures your success in life never exceeds your inner self-esteem.
68: 2011-10-26: "Paranoia and its Uses" - Paranoids live a frightening life of imaginary threats because it is useful to them. http://t.co/KUdOo3cs
69: 2011-10-06: Why pot smokers are paranoid: http://t.co/MkT7WTsw
70: 2011-09-19: Mean people are chronically paranoid. They see threats where they don't exist, which helps justify their meanness.
71: 2011-09-19: Nice people can do mean things during little bouts of paranoia, but it usually passes quickly and they deeply regret it.
72: 2011-09-01: The hardest test of human judgment is distinguishing prudence from paranoia.
73: 2011-08-04: When someone turns paranoid, they become hard and cold, wiping out any reason you once had for liking them.
74: 2011-07-05: There's nothing mysterious about Karma. The guilty know they are guilty and usually sabotage themselves through their own paranoia. (See OJ)
75: 2011-07-05: Paranoid people are enraged by logic, especially when your logic is sounder than theirs. They'll find a way to lash out at you for it.
76: 2011-07-05: Paranoia is exacerbated by poor intellectual discipline. If someone has trouble processing logic when calm, they'll do worse when angry.
77: 2011-07-05: What makes the paranoid person so dangerous is that he feels completely justified in his aggressive actions.
78: 2011-07-05: When a paranoid person tips into violence or aggressive anger, anything you say or do will only make them angrier. Just get out!
79: 2011-07-04: When paranoia becomes florid, violence accelerates and can only be stopped by force.
80: 2011-07-03: Someone who expects to be cheated responds to the world in such a way that their prediction usually comes true. #paranoia
81: 2011-07-03: "Paranoid" and "jerk" go together. Most abusive jerk-like behavior arises from the perception of an imaginary threat.
82: 2011-07-03: Recent tweeted essays: Paranoia http://j.mp/iiy90r Drugs http://j.mp/itYVDW Antidepressants http://j.mp/kz55AG Books http://j.mp/k3gFEz
83: 2011-07-02: #### End. 1-hour essay: "Paranoia"
84: 2011-07-02: If someone is inherently paranoid, you must be careful about the information you give him, because it could be used against you.
85: 2011-07-02: Paranoia can rise and fall but is chiefly a function of personality. It is a factor we must evaluate in everyone we deal with.
86: 2011-07-02: .@polkadotminerva "what if you lack paranoia?" <== Drugs can help with that!
87: 2011-07-02: Paranoia accounts for most of the violence of the world—lashing out at an imaginary threat. Much more common than goal-directed violence.
88: 2011-07-02: Paranoia is a mechanism that assures a person's success in the outside world does nor rise above his inner self-esteem.
89: 2011-07-02: A smile + paranoia = "Why is he giving me that fake smile?"
90: 2011-07-02: A gift of flowers + paranoia = "What is he trying to get from me?"
91: 2011-07-02: "I love you." + paranoia = "You can see I'm dependent on you and are trying to take advantage of me."
92: 2011-07-02: "I'm afraid of losing you." + paranoia = "You're leaving me, but I'm going to get you first!"
93: 2011-07-02: The "paranoid transformation" can turn even the most benign gesture into a threat.
94: 2011-07-02: The paranoid sees such great threats against him that any response seems like reasonable self-defense, hence the violence.
95: 2011-07-02: As soon as a paranoid detects you pulling away from him, he'll get even more paranoid—and violent—so you need to get away FAST and FAR!
96: 2011-07-02: The safest way to deal with the paranoid is just get away. Slip out quietly if you can but run if you need to.
97: 2011-07-02: When someone is paranoid, diplomacy will only get you so far. You can give it a shot, but they'll likely see threat in every noble gesture.
98: 2011-06-24: Paranoia is the delusion that the world really cares.
99: 2011-04-13: On My Bucket List: Write a rambling paranoid manifesto to justify my actions.
100: 2011-04-04: You can't outwit someone else's paranoia. They will see right through your best intentions.
101: 2011-04-02: When someone uses straw man against you, there's really no defense. They've gone paranoid, and all you can do is withdraw.
102: 2011-04-02: When we're paranoid, we're feeling inadequate inside. We need an external opponent to blame it on, so we invent one.
103: 2011-04-02: Paranoia is internalized straw man—the exaggeration of a perceived threat so as to justify an emotionally convenient response.
104: 2011-03-07: One axis of personality is paranoia: some more than others. But that doesn't explain their world view or where their paranoia comes from.
105: 2011-03-02: Paranoia is self-fulfilling prophesy.
106: 2011-02-28: A paranoid is a narcissist with a delusional belief in threats from others. He may lash out at them first, which makes him very dangerous.
107: 2011-02-27: Paranoid people are poisonous.
108: 2010-12-19: Paranoia, once it reaches a certain level, is self-sustaining, creating new enemies to match those imagined.
109: 2010-12-19: Paranoia creates new enemies—real ones—where none previously existed.
110: 2010-12-12: Classic paranoiacs: Ted Kaczynski, Howard Hughes, Richard Nixon, Hitler, Saddam, conspiracists, cult leaders, you, me.
111: 2010-11-27: Paranoia is a mechanism that assures your success in life never exceeds your inner self-esteem.
112: 2010-11-20: Paranoia gives people permission to not change, because the threat is externalized. The defect is always "out there" instead of "in here".
113: 2010-11-19: Paranoia is what keeps us from recognizing good opportunities when they happen to fall into our lap.
114: 2010-11-02: The pillars of religion are narcissism and paranoia—that an all-powerful being cherishes me personally and is watching my every move.
115: 2010-10-28: Paranoia assumes that the world cares more about you than it actually does.
116: 2010-09-26: The purpose of paranoia is to defend the ego, to make your own flaws and mistakes seem justified.
117: 2010-09-26: Paranoia thrives in people with low native self-esteem, especially when they are isolated from others.
118: 2010-09-26: Paranoia, once it needs to exist, will always find a reason.
119: 2010-09-26: Paranoia is a defense against loneliness. If the CIA is bugging your phone and aliens are probing your mind, at least somebody cares!
120: 2010-09-26: Paranoia usually assumes that the world cares more about you than it actually does.
121: 2010-09-26: Paranoia is essential to sustaining any religion. There has to be a sense that the rest of the world is out to get us.
122: 2010-09-26: Your relationship is doomed if your partner worships you but doesn't understand you. Sooner or later, worship will turn to paranoia.
123: 2010-09-26: Paranoia often leads to an explosion of violence as the paranoiac cuts off all avenues for his own escape.
124: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-10: Paranoia, once it needs to exist, will always find a reason.
125: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-10: The purpose of paranoia is to defend the ego, to make your own flaws and mistakes seem justified.
126: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-10: Paranoia often ends in an explosion of violence as the paranoiac cuts off all avenues for his own escape.
127: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-28: There is no reasoning with paranoia. Anything you say or do becomes part of the conspiracy.
128: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-28: Your relationship is doomed if your partner worships you but doesn't understand you. Sooner or later, worship will change to paranoia.
129: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-28: 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.
130: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-15: Most violence is born of paranoia. In some distorted way, the perpetrator believes he is under threat and is merely defending himself.
131: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-15: Stupid people aren't just boring but dangerous, because when under pressure they don't have the mental discipline to avoid paranoia.
132: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-15: When someone is paranoid, they are inherently dangerous, because they can easily turn against you in "self defense".
133: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-15: All my tweets on paranoia: http://bit.ly/cqej4O
134: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-07: There is no benign word or act that can't be interpreted as a threat. That's the magic of paranoia!
135: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-07: When a paranoiac sees an imaginary threat, he may "defend himself" aggressively. The world responds, and the threat becomes real!
136: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-21: Paranoia is delusional not in the sense that the CIA/NSA isn't capable of watching you but that they would care enough about you to bother.
137: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-20: Paranoia -- a self-centered delusion of threat or attention that allows the subject to avoid responsibility for his own inadequacies.
138: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-11: A paranoid person may be extremely violent and aggressive but does not perceive himself as such. He thinks he is simply defending himself.
139: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-11: Paranoia is a self-leveling mechanism which assures that your quality of life will never rise above the level of your inner self-esteem.
140: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-11: The underlying function of paranoia is to allow you to blame some outside force for your own problems.
141: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-11: At some point in an escalating conflict, paranoia kicks in and no more negotiation is possible. All you can do then is defend your borders.
142: KilroyCafe: 2009-09-14: Paranoia usually assumes that the world cares more about you than it actually does.
143: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-22: Most paranoid delusions assume, falsely, that you are important enough to others that they would bother to conspire against you.
144: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-10: "Paranoia" is a strategy of defending the self by inventing outside threats. They may be scary, but not as scary as living without them.
145: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-10: "Paranoid aggression" is an outwardly aggressive act (assault, etc) that is seen as purely defensive by the person taking it.
146: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-10: A "paranoid panic" is when paranoia triggers a catastropic collapse of self-esteem which causes even worse paranoia.
147: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-10: In a panic, mild paranoia can become extreme, often leading to highly aggressive acts far outside the norms of society.
148: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-10: Crime sprees are usually the result of paranoid panic, as are workplace killings by just-fired workers.
149: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-10: Paranoia thrives in those with low native self-esteem, and it is easier to sustain when these people are isolated from others.
150: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-10: A paranoiac with too many resources tends to become even more paranoid, because he has the power to further isolate himself. (Howard Hughes)
151: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-10: Classic paranoiacs: Ted Kaczynski, Howard Hughes, Richard Nixon, Hitler, Saddam, conspiracists, cult leaders, you, me...
152: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-10: Anyone can get paranoid when their world is collapsing around them. It takes great intellectual discipline to retain perspective.
153: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-10: See my old essay: "Paranoia: Our Enemy Within" http://bit.ly/Ik29m (Kilroy Cafe #26, Jan 09)
154: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-31: Paranoia is essential to sustaining any religion. There has to be the sense that the rest of the world is out to get us.
155: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-23: One tool of supression is paranoia. If you can imagine a threat in an outside alternative, it won't threaten your own investments.
156: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-01: The "paranoid pseudo-community" are the people the paranoiac falsely believes are paying attention to him (CIA,etc). A lot like Twitter, FB!
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