Adam Thoughts #330.

September 3, 2019 in , Adam Thoughts by Adam Dunlap

All thoughts are original unless quoted. From ideas published July 29 – August 4, 2019.

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I love this so much :)

[Bobby Fischer on the Game Show, “I’ve Got a Secret.”]

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I dare the universe to try to make my life better. I bet it can’t.

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Dating apps have taught me 3 things:

-Jewish women like me 😏

-Older women like me 😏

-Older Jewish women do NOT like me 😅

Fun times. Fun times.

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Famous Meisner quote….

“Acting is living truthfully in imaginary circumstances.”

All my teachers have quoted this, and I do NOT agree with it. A better definition is…

“Acting is taking action in imaginary circumstances.”

Meisner didn’t go deep enough.

“Living truthfully” is the goal of an actor in a scene. That, however, is not the definition of acting. If Meisner was simply explaining good acting and teachers are taking it out of context, then no problem.

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Death is a weird thing, and I don’t understand it. Why can’t people come back?

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College. Because the only way to learn anything in life is to pay someone $30,000 a year to read to you from a textbook.

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I desire to be blind to my talent. Until it’s undeniable.

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Do girls actually, truly like flowers? And if so, why do they like them? I do not understand this.

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What is a party? I don’t understand what they are or why people would go to them.

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Adam ”I Have A Theory” Dunlap.

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Everything is a value proposition. Everything. Think of it that way, and see where it takes you.

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We don’t have any more survival problems. So what have Americans done? They’ve become ultra sensitive so it feels like we have a survival problem. People have simply filled their primal void. It’s actually quite endearing when you think about it.

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Karma is a mathematical principal. Nothing more.

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I’m not weird, I’m enlightened. I’m not weird, I’m free.

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Walk of shame or walk of pride? It all depends on whether or not you strut.

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I think to reach my full potential as a human, and to have my biggest impact on the world, I have to become a famous actor. I can’t see any other way.

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I don’t say never, but some girls have a very low probability.

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Every audition was my big break. That’s how I saw it.

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Non-dividend paying stocks aren’t any different from Bitcoin. You buy them hoping someone in the future will buy it from you for more than what you paid. At least BTC has exchange utility. As long as you live I promise you’ll never trade a share of Starbucks for a tank of gas.

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I wish McDonald’s would stop discriminating against adults. I’ve yet to see one of their restaurants with a playplace for people over 48″ tall.

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Let’s be real people. Compared to what people are doing nowadays in the action sports world, Parkour isn’t that extreme. In fact, Parkour very well may be the LEAST extreme action sport in existence today. Even football is more dangerous.

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I have met many women who didn’t like chocolate. But I have never met a woman who didn’t like pizza. You know what that means. #MarketOpportunity 💰😎😂

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As much as possible, put everything on autopilot. You gotta free up your brain space to solve the big problems. Why do you think Steve Jobs wore the same thing every day?

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My acting teachers have been good, but in 4 years not one of them has mentioned Brando, and not once has any of them praised Stella Adler. People (teachers and fellow actors alike) either seem high on Meisner or caught up in other ideas. This is where most of my disagreements come from.

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Character = Perspective

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I don’t like dating apps because they undermine the idea of destiny.

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You don’t know you’re being filmed. Or you don’t care. Where is the life? All I see is acting. All I see is people doing what they think they are supposed to do. Reality is much more nuanced and surprising.

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Greatest remix of all time? It’s gotta be at least in the top 20.

[Numb Encore – Jay Z ft Linkin Park, Eminem, Dre]