Recommended Reading — Essay 1
6 Life Changing Sources
Greene’s writings will wake you up to the game of power; the game you’ve been playing your entire life but were never consciously aware of.
IM provides wisdom on a variety of topics; heterosexual dynamics, machiavellianism, even hormone optimization.
WSP provides all the actionable information you will need to succeed in life. The writing style is direct; pure actionable information, no feel good fluff.
Harris’ work could be considered the “red pill” on Religion. The gods the world’s religions offer are as fabricated as Santa Clause and the Tooth Fairy.
Murray’s work could be considered the “red pill” on IQ, Class, and Race. Blank Slate Theory is a lie.
If you live in a capitalist society and desire to seize power, Dennis’ work is a good place to start.
Human psychology and manipulation. Required reading for any aspiring machiavellian.
Maxims from a 17th century courtier on psychology and machiavellianism. Some say Gracian’s writings were the inspiration for The 48 Laws of Power.
Maxims from a 15th century courtier on psychology and machiavellianism. Some of the most immoral advice ever written, and also some of the most effective.
Allan and Barbara Pease
The work of the Pease’s does an excellent job of covering body language and gender differences.
An ancient guide on how to charm people.
This book does an excellent job of teaching how to manufacture interesting conversation out of nothing. It applies to charming people for platonic purposes, as well as seduction.
Peterson’s covers many critical concepts; the Pareto Distribution, the Big 5 Personality Traits, IQ.
Throughout human history intense inequality has been the rule, not the exception. The only way to reduce inequality thus far has been to wipe everything out either by violence or by natural disasters, and thereby make everyone equally destitute.
Inequality is what drives violence. The more intense the wealth inequality in a given geographical location, the higher the homicide rate will be in that location.
Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett
Wilkinson does an excellent job of detailing the negative effects intense wealth inequality has on a society; lower social trust, higher crime rates, higher homicide rates.
Some politically incorrect but factually correct information regarding gender differences.
Clarey’s book covers some of the common life problems faced by intelligent people.
Valuable information regarding the financial industry. If you have any interest in Wall Street, this source is for you.