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maxCohen's Laws

maxCohen Law #34: Getting rid of the self will free you.

maxCohen Law #33: Everyone is beautiful.

maxCohen Law #31: Opinions are not facts.

maxCohen Law #30: It's not about you, it's about the other person.

maxCohen Law #29: If you do not want an answer, do not ask.

maxCohen Law #28: In order for one to speak, there must be one there to listen.

maxCohen Law #27: Feelings are not facts.

maxCohen Law #26: Excellence and perfection are two completely different things.

maxCohen Law #25: Those who state that one has to see the "whole picture" are the ones who are most blind.

maxCohen Law #24: Take any issue or cause, point out a contrarian-yet-possibly-legit exception, take it to its illogical extreme, and use it to shut down any attempt of reform or conversation. (Brad Frost)

maxCohen Law #23: A system in place is only as good as the dumbest person using it.

maxCohen Law #22: Those who seek respect are those who deserve it least.

maxCohen Law #21: You can ask a child to get anything for you if you tell them you'll time them.

maxCohen Law #20: Creativity is invited but never welcomed.

maxCohen Law #19: People who state everyone should be open-minded are the most closed-minded people.

maxCohen Law #18: Everyone is entitled to their opinion but not all opinions are equal.

maxCohen Law #17: Just because I'm not disagreeing with you doesn't mean that I'm not laughing at you.

maxCohen Law #16: Dementors exist in the workplace.

maxCohen Law #15: A group's core values is a list of things they do wrong.

maxCohen Law #14 (Sayre's law): In any dispute the intensity of feeling is inversely proportional to the value of the issues at stake.

maxCohen Law #13: The friendships found in Harry Potter do not exist in reality. And we are lesser for it.

maxCohen Law #12: Wanting to make everyone happy is the first step to failure.

maxCohen Law #11: It is easier to please God than please man. Man is so fickle.

maxCohen Law #10: Dumb is contagious.

maxCohen Law #9: The more a dress code is enforced the more you can be assured that they're dressing up a pig.

maxCohen Law #8: If you ask a question and would like an answer, shut-up long enough to hear that answer.

maxCohen Law #7: There is a difference between what one wants and what one needs. There is also a difference between what has to be done and what needs to be done.

maxCohen Law #6: It's possible to feel alone in a room full of people.

maxCohen Law #5: Some people are born not leaders.

maxCohen Law #4: Some people can not lead themselves out of a paper bag.

maxCohen Law #3: Never compliment a woman on the tattoo on her leg because it may be a varicose vain.

maxCohen Law #2: The problem with employee development days is that the people who need them don't realize they need them and often do not attend.

maxCohen Law #1: There is a direct correlation between the amount of people in a collection or group and the increase in stupidity as an individual or as a whole.

maxCohen Law #0: Love