Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Quotes: Shower Thoughts

I really enjoy some of the observational/insight tweets that "ShowerThoughts" echoes from /r/showerthoughts. Here are some relatively recent ones:
Your DNA contains millions of years worth of software updates. 
At home it’s weird for two people to eat two different things for dinner but at a restaurant it’s weird to order the same thing. 
When people talk about traveling to the past, they worry about radically changing the present by doing something small, but barely anyone in the present really thinks that they can radically change the future by doing something small. 
Shrek is a movie about loving yourself despite your physical appearance, all the while making fun of Lord Farquaad for being short. 
It’s weird that “you’re shit” and “you ain’t shit” are both insults, but “you’re the shit” is a complement. 
Cassettes had side A and side B, therefore it was kind of logical its succesor would be the CD. 
The stock market basically rewards people for liking something before it was cool. 
Our urge to sing along to songs we hear is basically the same thing as wolves howling when they hear a howl. 
I watched my dog chase his tail for 10 minutes and thought “Wow, dogs are so easily entertained”. Then I realized I just watched my dog chase his tail for 10 minutes.