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Contents: 1) Preamble2) Objective Reality Exists3) Beliefs, Ego Investment4) Offensiveness Conflated With Falsehood5) Deception, Weaving Truth and Li...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Leftwing Delusions       2A) Blank Slate Theory Egalitarianism (Cultural Marxism)       2B) Commu...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Leftwing Attitude3) Rightwing Attitude4) Leftwing Nightmares      4A) Communism      4B) Socialism, D...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) The Specifics of Modern Political Correctness3) Gender is a Social Construct      3A) Harvard, Larry Summers Â...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) IQ, Maximize It3) Wealth Creation, Free Market Capitalism4) Inequality, Minimize It5) Polygamy, Ban It 1) Preamble: Not all c...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Charles Murray, The Bell Curve3) James Damore, Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber4) Jordan Peterson, Socially Enforced Mo...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Country of Birth2) Health3) Intelligence4) Family Wealth5) Looks6) Psychiatric Disorders Preamble: Life is a lottery. Those who succeed ...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Males, Greater Variance in Genotype        1A) Intelligence        1B) Neurological Structure, Autism an...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Favor Asking2) Risk Calculations3) Punishment Avoidance4) Distribute Risk to Men, Not Women5) Victim Signaling, Strength Signaling  ...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Hypergamy vs Feminism2) Pairbonding Capacity is a Finite Resource3) Affection, Give The Right Amount      3A) Ruthlessness, ...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Appear Calm2) Don’t Appear Bitter or Angry3) Don’t Justify Yourself or What You Say4) Shift Blame5) Don’t Say Anything Ve...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Status and Networking Feedback Loop2) Revenue Generation, Social Proof Feedback Loop3) Feedback Loops for Modern Americans    Â...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Types of Bets2) Calculate Risk Fast3) How Much Do You Have to Lose?      3A) A Lot to Lose? Be Risk Averse      ...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Required Reading: Before diving into this piece, read the following passage taken from Illimitable Man’s essay ‘Understanding Psychopathy...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Masks You Will Need      2A) Social Representative Mask      2B) Intimidator Mask3) Make Masks Close ...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Risk Tolerance3) Neuroticism (Stress Tolerance)4) Agreeableness (Ruthlessness)5) Greater Male Variance, Intelligence6) Female...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 0) Introduction to Peterson1) Hierarchies and Serotonin2) Pareto Distribution, Wealth and Productivity3) Pareto Distribution, Male Reproduc...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Preamble: What follows are notes on Baltasar Gracian’s book The Art of Worldly Wisdom. Direct quotes from Gracian are in bold, commentary is in ...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Preamble: What follows are notes on Francesco Guicciardini’s Maxims and Reflections. Quotes from the book are in bold, my own commentary is in N...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) 1960 America      1A) Economic Environment      1B) Romantic Environment      1C) Family Structures...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Preamble: Wise men make decisions and form policies on the basis of realistic options and real world consequences. Fools make decisions and form poli...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Preamble: What follows are the reflections of a machiavellian somewhere in the corporate world. The order is arbitrary; stream of consciousness style...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

50: Men who have sterling reputations are simply masters of advertising their greatest moments and hiding their worst moments. “Many men seem gr...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

100: If they talk a lot and say nothing, they are either hiding something (Politicians and Lawyers) or they are so dumb that they can’t articula...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

149: “People are more motivated by the relative inequality, than by the absolute level of well being.” –Brett Weinstein People are mor...
machiavellicorporate23/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Cold Reading and Charm, Key Facets of Cunning3) School4) Family Politics5) Job Interviews6) Office Politics7) Sales/Marketing...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Morally Neutral3) Conceal Your Cunning4) Variance of Skill5) Levels of Difficulty6) Everyone At The Top Is Cunning7) Psycholo...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Pareto Distribution3) Consequences of Pareto4) Varying Inequality by Profession5) Law 23, Full Focus to be the Best6) Only On...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Sales3) Law4) Finance      4A) Mortgage/Commercial Banking      4B) Investment Banking     ...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Universal Requirements: IQ and Energy3) Profession Specific Requirements, Wages       3A) Medicine    ...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Universal Success Predictors3) Typical Psychological Profiles      3A) Typical Personalities in Engineering  ...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) SPEZ      2A) Success Object      2B) Pareto Distribution      2C) Expendable    ...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Law 43 Addendums3) Charm > Intimidation4) Maintain The Pretense You Like Them5) Grant Graciously, Decline Politely 1) Prea...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Power Imbalances3) Top Down Exploitation4) Commonality of Conflict5) Rules, Dealing With Superiors      5A) Hide ...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Exchange of Value2) High Value Narcissists3) Ending Relationships4) People as Tools5) Know What You Want6) Power Imbalances    ...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Catastrophic Consequences3) 2 Vulnerabilities4) Limit Your Deceptions5) Conscious Awareness of Secrets6) Damage Control7) App...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Intelligence Levels and Social Awkwardness3) Drivers of Social Awkwardness       3A) Low Extroversion   ...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Macro and Micro3) What Wins Status4) Power > Merit5) Status Throughout History6) Pareto Distribution      6A) ...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Preamble: What follows is a list of the differences between ‘High Trust’ and ‘Low Trust’ societies. High Trust Society: ̵...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) TLDR3) Energy4) Intelligence (IQ)5) Cunning (Machiavellian Intelligence)6) Stress Tolerance7) Ruthlessness8) Looks (Halo Effe...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Parental Training3) Regulate Your Speech4) Pretense, The Loyal Employee5) Team Player Pretense, Zero Sum Competition Reality6...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Balance of Power3) Optimizing Dependency4) Side Business, Keep it Secret 1) Preamble: “We who toil for other people have...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Introduction      1A) Preamble      1B) Distrust The Likeable      1C) Don’t Be Yourself  ...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Required Reading2) Preamble3) Logic vs Cunning, Antitheticals      3A) Emotion, Terrible for Logic, Great for Cunning  ...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) School, Grades3) Corporate Jobs, Complex Jobs4) Job Interviews5) Seduction, Dating 1) Preamble: A question as old as time is ...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

1) Preamble: “The best strategy is always to be very strong…” -Carl von Clausewitz Battles that are won by strategy are rare; most a...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

1) Preamble: “A wise man calibrates himself to his limits. A lazy man doesn’t go near his limits. A fool surpasses his limits, to his detri...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Negative Femininity3) Negative Masculinity4) Callous, yet Hypersensitive5) Deeply Superficial6) Charming Narcissistic Men7) E...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Strategy for Winning3) Powerful Men, Influential Women4) Epilogue 1) Preamble: The game of Family Politics is Office Politics...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Duplicity, Outwardly Kind and Inwardly Ruthless3) Power and Status4) Dating Market, Male Reproductive Success5) Business Â...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Blank Slate Theory Egalitarianism    2A) Gender    2B) Race    2C) Intelligence Isn’t Real, Ever...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble      1A) Warning2) Religion3) Blank Slate Theory (Cultural Marxism)4) Gender5) IQ, Class, Race6) Gender Discriminat...
machiavellicorporate22/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Worldly Wealth3) Intelligences       3A) IQ      3B) Realism      3C) Cunning4) Big 5 Per...
machiavellicorporate21/10/20 12:00 AM

Contents: 1) Preamble2) Facets of Cunning        2A) Analytical Mind        2B) Charm        2C) Pers...
machiavellicorporate21/10/20 12:00 AM
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