Neil strauss. The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists by Neil Strauss

I was horrified and fascinated- enough to keep reading until the end of the book The idea is that there are rules, but the real idea is that there are reasons why those rules exist
Strauss and his staff were a delight to work with It also contains an asset protection guide to set up pre-marriage to shield you from divorce
Here's the thing, and it's something that even Strauss discovered by the end of the book: memes have a saturation point You read about all these different pick-up schools, each with an egomaniac at the top, that operate like cults and compete for business and clients and demand loyalty
With the internet as catalyst, they formed a community, granting the unprecedented ability to share knowledge and methods They're just numbers to you, so anything hurtful they say or do is irrelevant
Finally, sexually -unaware or -sensitive folk e Even when I was young at utterly clueless about women, this sort of behavior never really appealed to me
In his early 30s Neil Strauss sought out and studied with the best of the pick up artist and dating advice community Use women as objects, make them their property
Who knew that a book ostensibly on dating would be such a wonderful meditation on existential despair and what it means to be a man All messages expressed on The Bulletproof Forum or the Blog, including comments posted to Blog entries, represent the views of the author exclusively and we are not responsible for the content of any message
And then, what do you know, a picture with his wife, that could be his daughter, who is a model, not well know, but still, has the title He had dated a number of them, including Lisa Leveridge
First, women should know that this exists and defend themselves accordingly -- if you don't want to wade through a whole book on the subject, here's a synopsis: It's fascinating and queasy at the same time So bereft of charisma are most of the people who haunt the lothario chatrooms that anyone with a modicum of self-awareness and humour can take command
The big problem with this thinking is that people are not static Not just legal, but socially acceptable
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