Glenn Campbell's tweet archive, searching for "reason"

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1: 2016-11-22: No one who is evil thinks they are evil. They think they are responding reasonably to a genuine threat.
2: 2016-11-10: "Idiocracy and Natural Selection - The Real Reason Trump Won" - My 7-minute election explainer, filmed yesterday. https://t.co/voQwpj6YP5
3: 2016-01-16: 13 Reasons Bald Men Are Sexy: https://t.co/M8vyCIc7Nw - Insightful and accurate.
4: 2015-06-30: No matter what you have done, rationalization makes it all seem reasonable.
5: 2015-05-24: There is no such thing as "crazy but harmless". The fact that you cannot reason with someone makes them potentially dangerous.
6: 2015-01-23: RT @guardian: AI might be a threat to humans but not for the reasons you think http://t.co/1cZvOTDzHq
7: 2014-12-31: Oh loyal spouse, what have you done? You have created an environment where insanity feels comfortable and has no reason to change.
8: 2014-12-16: There is no reason to be proud of the thing you bought. You only bought it. You didn't make it.
9: 2014-11-04: RT @cracked: You physically can't feel happiness for very long. 5 Scientific Reasons Your Idea of Happiness Is Wrong - http://t.co/v6ZXAb8L…
10: 2014-10-22: RT @nypost: "10 reasons I'm a better person because my parents are divorced" http://t.co/olMZttOsnu by @lizabeth_kiefer via @TeenVogue
11: 2014-09-12: A key reason ISIS is a threat: It knows how to use hostages. Turkey disabled: http://t.co/PCqARCNCVX
12: 2014-08-31: RT @cracked: 5 Good Reasons Professional Sports Are the Worst Thing Ever - http://t.co/uu8gb3VqrG | http://t.co/OTC3q60nQz
13: 2014-06-29: RT @AdviceToWriters: The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.
14: 2014-04-19: There really is no reason to come to Liechtenstein except to get your passport stamped and take a… http://t.co/nuBmDG31uF
15: 2014-03-20: Religiosity is impervious to science, technology or reason. It will always find a way to believe.
16: 2014-03-04: RT @TIME: 4 reasons why Putin is already losing in Ukraine http://t.co/0S8VSGENzQ
17: 2014-02-19: RT @TheTweetOfGod: Stop focusing on tiny made-up reasons to kill each other and start focusing on the enormous actual things that will kill…
18: 2014-01-09: Always try to reason with people. Give it a shot. If that doesn't work, let expediency guide your actions.
19: 2014-01-08: RT @TheBosha: "SNL responds to criticism by hiring black female cast member" is not, I'm reasonably certain, how she'll phrase it on her re…
20: 2013-12-31: "I'm a celebrity, and someone is paying me to promote this product." - What more reason do you need to buy it?
21: 2013-12-23: Zombies. You can't reason with them because their brains don't work. You just have to get away. You can't ask them for permission.
22: 2013-12-10: Gibraltar has been British since 1704, but Spain wants it back. By that reasoning EVERYONE must give EVERYTHING back. http://t.co/bsJRLq1Gl8
23: 2013-11-02: There's a reason Scandinavians are so svelte: $9/pint for Ben & Jerry's.
24: 2013-09-25: @PraveenSawh @PramathMalik My sadness at being unfollowed by someone I never heard of for reasons I cannot fathom is inconsolable.
25: 2013-09-23: @tdh270 Can't think of even one compelling reason.
26: 2013-08-08: Privacy of communication is a reasonable right, but don't expect it to last forever. Sooner or later, all will be known.
27: 2013-07-28: As soon as you become reasonably successful within the Matrix, you lose all interest in the Red Pill.
28: 2013-07-19: "Reasons I Don't Own a TV" http://t.co/wgE5K6C4lL <== I agree, except I CAN'T watch TV, like being forced to eat vegetables I don't like.
29: 2013-07-15: Still photography is still relevant for the same reason Twitter is: because it is constrained and easily absorbed. (re @brainpicker)
30: 2013-07-12: Watched Game of Thrones episode one. Sex. Sadistic violence. High production values. No reason to watch again.
31: 2013-06-18: RT @TheBosha: The only reason to ask meaningful questions at a beauty pageant is to make ugly people feel better.
32: 2013-05-26: RT @TIME: 10 reasons why George Lucas should have called it quits after 'Return of the Jedi' | http://t.co/B1dljp4vP9
33: 2013-05-16: Punishment isn't perfect, but it is a reasonably effective mechanism to prevent crime. No society can function without it.
34: 2013-04-27: The main reason to have a plan is so people don't freak out that you don't have a plan.
35: 2013-04-13: Attention UFO fans: The fact that something is secret does not imply aliens or conspiracies. There are plenty of human reasons for secrecy.
36: 2013-02-19: The fog of adolescence lifts only slightly in the early 20s. It can be hard to reason with those people.
37: 2013-02-16: Scientists are full of logic and reason, except in the conduct of their own lives where they are just as stupid as the rest of us.
38: 2013-02-13: Duh! ==> "Religious skeptics, compared to believers, are both more reflective and effective in logical reasoning tasks." See @Neuro_Skeptic
39: 2013-01-27: The only reason to climb Everest is to go home and brag about it. You have lost many months that could have been used for better things.
40: 2013-01-14: Insight is grasping the real reasons for your own behavior,
41: 2013-01-08: You shouldn't pledge yourself to a romantic partner "forever" any more than you would offer them lifetime employment, for the same reasons.
42: 2012-12-28: RT @KilroyCafe: You are not responsible for the fate of planets, only for the things you can reasonably change.
43: 2012-12-12: @lawnrocket Then use a diff't word. God gave us 140 for a reason.
44: 2012-12-10: Film Facts of Life: Unless you have a reason otherwise, a hand-held camera is better than fixed. It is more authentic to the audience.
45: 2012-11-26: This hostel has a $28 vomit cleanup fee. Perfectly reasonable. http://t.co/ey6R8efj
46: 2012-11-23: moosophobia — n. the reason Mainiacs always drive with their high-beams on.
47: 2012-10-25: Khrushchev barred from Disneyland: What was the REAL reason? Only the Mouse knows! http://t.co/95V6i691
48: 2012-10-17: RT @ScottSaab: @BadDalaiLama Men chase women for exactly the same reasons. And like dogs, they never know what to do with them once they ...
49: 2012-10-13: People with low initiative don't want solutions. Offer them ideas to improve their lives and they'll give you 1000 reasons it can't be done.
50: 2012-09-17: Most people don't accomplish anything because they don't see a reason for it. They are defeated by nihilism before they begin.
51: 2012-08-25: RT @KilroyCafe: There's no great satisfaction in having more food than you can eat or more friends than you can reasonably communicate with.
52: 2012-08-06: My most popular videos on YouTube, often for reasons I cannot fathom. http://t.co/5wWdKwo3 http://t.co/NMi2wRQf
53: 2012-06-27: RT @KilroyCafe: Personality is not open to reason, negotiation or gentle persuasion. Only extended pain has a chance of changing it.
54: 2012-06-03: My most popular videos on YouTube (often for reasons I don't understand) http://t.co/5wWdKwo3
55: 2012-05-28: People always have explanations for their own behavior, those are not usually the real reasons.
56: 2012-05-27: .@HalfJewHalfMisc "Baring your soul" to someone doesn't make you honest. You have to share with the right person for the right reasons.
57: 2012-05-27: RT @bybeautydamned: The reason megachurches were invented was to make room for all the gigantic fat people.
58: 2012-05-23: @OneFaithLove When something exists without any cause or reason, it may be a relic from the past that entropy hasn't caught up with yet.
59: 2012-05-21: RT @TIME: If you ever needed a reason not to eat red meat or butter, here it is | http://t.co/heWs8O0X (via @TIMEHealthland)
60: 2012-05-18: The main reason people shop at Target is it's not Walmart.
61: 2012-05-16: Stupidity isn't a lack of intellectual capacity but a willingness to let emotional impulses overrule reason.
62: 2012-05-15: RT @falafail: Relationships go sour when you start feeling like the only reason you're even talking to the other person is out of obliga ...
63: 2012-05-07: People use "cover stories" to hide the real reasons for their behavior. These stories sound plausible but were invented after the fact.
64: 2012-05-07: "Insight" is grasping the real reasons for your own behavior, which are usually different than the reasons you initially claim.
65: 2012-05-05: Should society go easier on people who kill for non-racial reasons?
66: 2012-04-27: Personal growth slows in adulthood not for any biological reason but because adults become entrapped on their own emotional investments.
67: 2012-04-26: I don't do drugs or alcohol for the same reason I wouldn't let a stranger borrow my car. This is my brain and I won't give up control of it.
68: 2012-04-12: Ha! The only reason I was at the ATL airport was to wait out an 8-hour bus layover in luxury. #tricky #fooledyou http://t.co/gzlnchgo
69: 2012-04-12: RT @bybeautydamned: For some reason Mensa members aren't smart enough to know how annoying it is to announce that you're smarter than ev ...
70: 2012-04-09: Acting is a reasonable career choice for those who want to spend the rest of their lives pretending to be someone else.
71: 2012-04-03: Although I don't believe in God, I still believe "everything happens for a reason". That's apophenia at work.
72: 2012-03-08: Hygiene blasphemy: There is no particular reason to shower after exercise. It's only sweat, the cleanest excretion of the body. It dries.
73: 2012-03-05: If anger influences your behavior in any way, you have abandoned reason and probably made a bad life choice.
74: 2012-03-05: People behave emotionally, not rationally. Reason doesn't usually kick in until they are hit with hard consequences.
75: 2012-03-05: Romantic attachment is the original addiction—the reason the pathways exist. It's the only addiction you can make a rational argument for.
76: 2012-01-21: Reasons I prefer being male: ease of urination in the field, no restroom lines, minimal genital maintenance. It's win, win, win!
77: 2012-01-12: Any action sounds reasonable when explained by a good defense attorney.
78: 2012-01-12: No one sees himself as evil. Every criminal has a reasonable sounding explanation for his actions.
79: 2012-01-11: College graduates are more mature, organized, disciplined and goal-directed than freshmen. The reason is simple: age.
80: 2012-01-09: Taoism may be one reason the Chinese invented gunpowder but never thought of guns and had sailing ships but never bothered to explore.
81: 2011-12-29: "I don't have time for your little reindeer games" is a phrase that has apparently gone out of fashion, for reasons I cannot fathom.
82: 2011-12-14: @xtinewu Bravo! All those celeb industry hangs are the reason why celebs, once they hit the big time, completely lose their edge.
83: 2011-12-06: To reach just and reasonable decisions, one must be free to think unjust and unreasonable thoughts so they may be tested and discarded.
84: 2011-11-24: @xtinewu For reasons of Karma, if nothing else. The Un-Honeymoon is over!
85: 2011-11-08: RT @Kyle_Lippert: Reasons to get married:
86: 2011-11-04: If my modern self could talk to my 20-year-old self, it could point out his defects in judgment and reasoning, but 20 wouldn't listen.
87: 2011-10-28: Marriage is Communism on a smaller scale—"From each according to ability, to each according to need."—and it fails for the same reasons.
88: 2011-10-07: Opinions are formed to serve one's emotional convenience. Reason is recruited only later to justify the choice already made.
89: 2011-09-20: That your opinion is "honest" doesn't make it worthy of release. It must also be something the listener can reasonably process.
90: 2011-08-10: "Nature is indifferent as to whether its reasons and actions are understandable to man." MRT Galileo via @punknshout
91: 2011-08-04: When someone turns paranoid, they become hard and cold, wiping out any reason you once had for liking them.
92: 2011-07-24: Humans live well beyond the age of breeding for good reason: Grannies help us survive. Daily Mail: http://bit.ly/r0d7P6
93: 2011-07-24: The only true "news" is that which is relevant to your own life or that you can reasonably do something about. All the rest is voyeurism.
94: 2011-07-07: Childhood in humans is the longest among the animals for a reason: It allows complex cultural programming that aids survival.
95: 2011-07-05: Lurid murders and the trials that follow have been a staple of the tabloid press since the dawn of print. Simple reason: the suckers buy it.
96: 2011-07-05: People watch the news for same reason as soap operas. It's a form of serialized entertainment. Hiss at the villains but learn nothing.
97: 2011-07-02: The paranoid sees such great threats against him that any response seems like reasonable self-defense, hence the violence.
98: 2011-06-17: Gay couples who cannot marry must take their relationship in small discretionary steps in a process resembling reason.
99: 2011-05-23: The people who make the movies don't make the trailers—for good reason. They can't see their own project from the outside.
100: 2011-04-29: We use only a tiny portion of our creative ability, not for any neurological reason, but because of emotional blocks standing in our way.
101: 2011-04-26: Much of our logical reasoning about life turns out to be dead wrong, because it is based on flawed assumptions.
102: 2011-04-10: A 40-year-old doesn't usually change like a 20-year-old, not for any biological reason, but because he is blocked in by his own investments.
103: 2011-04-08: If you've got Alzheimer's and your brain is mush, you have an excuse; otherwise there's no reason to "slow down" 'til you're dead.
104: 2011-03-31: Casablanca is Morocco's largest city and an urban "meh!" Only reason to go is the movie, which of course wasn't filmed there.
105: 2011-03-30: There's a reason for everything, and when there isn't there's serendipity.
106: 2011-03-30: Nothing is so artful and absurd as the clever reasoning by which we deceive ourselves.
107: 2011-03-28: When you talk with a suicidal person about their problems, every attempt at reason is headed off. Soon, you'll want to kill them first!
108: 2011-03-27: Humans are motivated by (1) protection of the ego and (2) pleasing or impressing others. Reason is only a distant third.
109: 2011-03-26: @laurenahayes In our sample size of 4, we have 3 for, one against. Only 1953 votes left! (Of course, reasons matter, too!)
110: 2011-03-24: Students graduate from college smarter and wiser than when they went in. The reason is simple: age! {9/30}
111: 2011-03-23: For some reason, Pringles' new Hoppin' Horseradish flavor never took off. Now remaindered at 99 Cents Only. http://twitpic.com/4c9dcu
112: 2011-03-14: You effectively improve the world only in areas where you have reasonable control and can monitor the results.
113: 2011-03-07: "Things happen for a reason" is a useful philosophy to live by, whether or not it is true.
114: 2011-03-07: No tyrant thinks himself evil. He believes he is taking reasonable actions to defend himself.
115: 2011-02-28: "Nature is full of crap. It's one reason species evolve the way they do." http://kilroycafe.com/ideas/quality — Seriously, an awesome essay!
116: 2011-02-11: I prefer to take preemptive actions for prophylactic reasons, both to prevent disaster and because I like to say "prophylactic".
117: 2011-02-04: The sole reason to maintain a romantic relationship is because it gives you good value for your investment.
118: 2011-02-03: In romance, you are not a therapist, protector or parent. You are a consumer, willing to pay a reasonable price for a quality product.
119: 2011-02-03: Swimming anyone? Portuguese Man O'War on Miami Beach. (So there's a reason for you folks to stay home!) http://twitpic.com/3w2opm
120: 2011-01-31: There are ways things are done. We've done them that way for years. There is no reason we should we change now. — (Argggh! Old people!)
121: 2011-01-19: At last, a reason to visit McDonalds: oatmeal in the morning. http://twitpic.com/3reknh
122: 2011-01-15: Every 1960s hippie commune eventually collapsed for the same reason Communism did: There was no way to control freeloaders.
123: 2011-01-03: Childbirth is justified by circular logic that masks the real reason: to serve the selfish desires of the parents.
124: 2011-01-02: "Classic hits" gained this status for one reason only: They're great songs! Compare to current hits, based on promotion, that won't last.
125: 2010-12-29: A person's beliefs are dictated by their existing investments, with reasons backfilled later to support the chosen beliefs.
126: 2010-12-25: It is useful to believe in fate in retrospect ("Everything happens for a reason") but not in the future ("I am powerless to change it").
127: 2010-12-18: 99% of the consumer economy depends on the consumer having poor reasoning skills.
128: 2010-12-18: Society allows young people a reasonable period of creativity and freedom before settling into a normal adult life of debt and servitude.
129: 2010-12-14: It is a form of child abuse to raise a child in conditions of wealth and privilege he can never reasonably attain himself.
130: 2010-12-05: To reach just and reasonable decisions, one must be free to think unjust and unreasonable thoughts so they may be tested and discarded.
131: 2010-11-25: There is no reason you can't become a child prodigy at any age. Just free yourself of all the useless stuff you've accumulated since then.
132: 2010-11-17: Most of our mistakes—the big ones at least—are the result of allowing emotion to overrule reason. We knew the right choice but didn't obey.
133: 2010-11-14: You can't reason with the gambler, the addict or someone in love. They may agree with your logic, but it won't change their behavior.
134: 2010-11-11: Intelligence is not a quality of the brain but a personal decision to follow reason over convenience.
135: 2010-10-29: Every forest needs an occasional fire to make way for new growth, and people need catastrophes for the same reason.
136: 2010-10-06: Success for the wrong reasons—for fakery or luck—usually leads to self-destruction.
137: 2010-09-30: Students graduate from college smarter and wiser than when they went in. The reason is simple: age.
138: 2010-09-26: Paranoia, once it needs to exist, will always find a reason.
139: 2010-09-20: That a cause is worthy is not sufficient reason to devote yourself to it. It must also be the best use of your limited resources.
140: 2010-09-20: Every man believes himself to be reasonable, fully justified in what he does. Only others are unreasonable.
141: KilroyCafe: 2010-11-26: There's a reason they call it "Fargo"—because you have to "go far" to get there.
142: KilroyCafe: 2010-11-11: RT @BadDalaiLama: Intelligence is not a quality of the brain but a personal decision to follow reason over convenience.
143: KilroyCafe: 2010-09-30: RT @BadDalaiLama: Students graduate from college smarter and wiser than when they went in. The reason is simple: age.
144: KilroyCafe: 2010-09-20: RT @BadDalaiLama: That a cause is worthy is not sufficient reason to devote yourself to it. It must also be the best use of your limited ...
145: KilroyCafe: 2010-09-20: RT @BadDalaiLama: Every man believes himself to be reasonable, fully justified in what he does. Only others are unreasonable.
146: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-24: You are not responsible for the fate of planets, only for the things you can reasonably change.
147: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-12: A person's explanation for their own behavior is usually a sham, being concocted after the fact because the real reason is unacceptable.
148: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-11: @TheBosha Mold may be life, but you can do better. The forest burned down for a reason.
149: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-09: There's no great satisfaction in having more food than you can eat or more friends than you can reasonably communicate with.
150: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-09: After a reasonable attempt at negotiation, a healthy dose of action is required.
151: KilroyCafe: 2010-07-26: Society allows young people a reasonable period of creativity and freedom before settling into a normal adult life of debt and servitude.
152: KilroyCafe: 2010-07-09: The fact that something is true is not reason enough to speak it. You must also consider the impact of that truth and the cost of saying it.
153: KilroyCafe: 2010-06-26: Personality is not open to reason, negotiation or gentle persuasion. Only extended pain has a chance of changing it.
154: KilroyCafe: 2010-06-05: No tyrant thinks himself evil. He believes he is taking reasonable actions to defend himself.
155: KilroyCafe: 2010-04-21: Every man believes himself to be reasonable, fully justified in what he does. Only others are unreasonable.
156: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-16: Personality, like addiction, is impervious to reason. It construes the world in such a way that no other personality is possible.
157: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-13: Success for the wrong reasons — for fakery and luck — is the worst thing that can happen to someone. He will use it to self-destruct.
158: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-11: A person's most obvious self-destructive trait is exactly the thing you can't talk to them about. You'll only get anger, not reason.
159: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-10: Paranoia, once it needs to exist, will always find a reason.
160: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-07: Twentysomethings are merely a higher class of teenager. For the most part there's no reasoning with them.
161: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-06: Photo: Three of the world's toughest action figures: http://bit.ly/bGpvvv (or reasonable facsimiles thereof)
162: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-28: There is no reasoning with paranoia. Anything you say or do becomes part of the conspiracy.
163: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-26: Reason in humans is an illusion. Human behavior is dictated by ego, with reason backfilled only later to support the choice already made.
164: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-24: Students graduate from college much smarter and wiser than when they went in. The reason is simple: age.
165: KilroyCafe: 2009-12-18: The main reason couples have children is because their relationship has hit a dead end and isn't sustainable otherwise.
166: KilroyCafe: 2009-10-28: "convenient belief" - something you believe because it happens to support your own choices, although you'll probably invent other reasons.
167: KilroyCafe: 2009-09-13: Did you know that dogs in the desert have neither ticks nor fleas? Yet another reason to "live dry" whenever you can!
168: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-27: "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.
169: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-27: No one is asking, "Why couldn't Michael Jackson sleep?" There were existential reasons. He was caught in his own emotional conundrums.
170: KilroyCafe: 2009-07-11: Ninety-nine percent of the consumer economy depends on the consumer having poor reasoning skills.
171: KilroyCafe: 2009-07-05: The "reasons" people cite for their choices are usually false. They are invented after the decision has already been made.
172: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-16: It is a form of child abuse to raise a child in conditions of wealth and privilege he can never reasonably attain himself.
173: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-15: There's only one reason a mega music star goes on tour: for the money. If they truly loved music they'd be making it, not repeating it.
174: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-13: There is only one reason an artist would perform the same song over and over: money. Otherwise, they should be creating new songs.
175: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-20: To remain healthy in the modern world, you must restrict your information input to what you can reasonably process.
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