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Is there a “The Rational Male” equivalent for social dominance and interaction?

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February 6, 2019
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Title Is there a “The Rational Male” equivalent for social dominance and interaction?
Author ledbymorpheus
Upvotes 82
Comments 33
Date 06 February 2019 10:41 AM UTC (2 years ago)
Subreddit askTRP
Link https://theredarchive.com/post/217603
Original Link https://old.reddit.com/r/asktrp/comments/anphzn/is_there_a_the_rational_male_equivalent_for/
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[–]latinasonly48 points49 points  (2 children) | Copy

OP is asking how to play the age old good 'ol "game of the schoolyard" this game is ever prevalent - "prison is high school mentality with deadly consequences", and noam chomsky learned much about imperialism by " watching bullies in the schoolyard"

48 laws is a good recommendation, but it is more theoretical, a guide with practical, example scenarios would be cool as fuck.

I can say go out and live in the world, hang out with all sorts of people. talk to the bros at the gym..... go play basketball with strangers at a "hood" inner city park on the weekend...... chat with cops .......observe and spend time with the dominant men. whether you like it or not some of their way of being will rub off on you..... moreso if you actively seek to follow their ways or ask for their council..... think of when other have dominated you.... do the same sh*t on others...

[–]emaciated_pecan8 points9 points  (0 children) | Copy

Agree you don’t need a book you can get experience for free. Just go into sales and see how it all works if you’d like

[–]User-31f64a4e5 points6 points  (0 children) | Copy

The key factor here is your own psychology.

While latinasonly is correct that exposure to well adjusted men can rub off, it is not necessarilyl the fastest method.
Perhaps the best work on this is No More Mr. Nice Guy by Robert A. Glover.

This book is essentially "assertiveness training". You need to look very carefully at your need to please other people, your urge to put their needs ahead of your own, and at how your empathy leads you to be weak from neglecting what you want.

Once an assertive attitude is in place, the words and actions will come out of you automatically - you won't need to strategize and pre-plan various strategies.

Also note that I suggest assertiveness, not "domination". There is no need for psychopathy, for unfairly or unjustly promoting your own interests. That is going too far.

Strive for something between "weak tit" and "asshole", where instead you take no shit from anyone, but also don't fuck with people who don't deserve it either.
Here, I actually think about the youtubes of Terrence Popp.
He did everything he could to take care of his own troops, he intervened on behalf of contractors were left exposed to enemy fire with no cover and forced battalion HQ to erect sandbags, he tried to be fair at all times.
He also sunk careers of incompetent and malicious officers and non-comms, unleashed viscous pranks on people who fucked with him, gamed the system and skirted or outright broke rules when they were stupid or dangerous.
That is the sort of Alpha you want to be - not a mean asshole, but someone who will unleash the fury when it is deserved.
(Caveat: Popp is MGTOW, so you can ignore that portion of his content if you wish.)

You can be assertive and still be moral.

If you see that clearly, and how you are not that way now, you are 2/3 of the way there!

[–]BusterVadge69 points70 points  (16 children) | Copy

48 laws of power.

[–]imtheoneimmortal9 points10 points  (5 children) | Copy

I’m reading this and that’s ton of information I’ll re read again and I’m trying to put on practice It’s hella hard

[–]slip_like_space19 points20 points  (0 children) | Copy

Sometimes I like to refer back to this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=670ZGMBjrPI

The channel even has a playlist of each law.

[–]someonesopinion69690 points1 point  (3 children) | Copy

concise book, use a highlighter, apply techniques.

[–]imtheoneimmortal0 points1 point  (2 children) | Copy

I got on my pc and iPhone I’m gonna note in groups things I should do first priority Like Talk less say less

[–]someonesopinion69690 points1 point  (1 child) | Copy

it's not about saying less, it's being specific and cutting out all the junk in your conversation. create value etc

[–]someonesopinion69693 points4 points  (0 children) | Copy

p.s if you want something to go with your learning, check voices in the dark as they do a podcast based on the 48 laws of power and can be good having alternative source to study why these laws work/how they work etc

[–]zanthelad13 points14 points  (0 children) | Copy

Any Robert Greene

[–]rugged793 points4 points  (0 children) | Copy

This.

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (1 child) | Copy

Im sure there must be better books for this purpose, OP isn't a medieval Prince.

[–]BusterVadge5 points6 points  (0 children) | Copy

While the book is full of historical references, basic human nature hasn't changed. In fact, that's why we're here; because we believe that basic human nature (AWALT, briffault's law, etc) hold true despite what groups of people in modern society try to promote.

[–]jackandjill220 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

I was about to say the same thing.

[–][deleted] -4 points-3 points  (4 children) | Copy

Worth the read?

[–]ThighSavesLives21 points22 points  (3 children) | Copy

No he just recommended it to waste your time

[–][deleted] -5 points-4 points  (2 children) | Copy

I can tell your having a pleasant day😊

[–]AnAbsoluteSith5 points6 points  (0 children) | Copy

You're*

[–][deleted] 6 points7 points  (0 children) | Copy

I've wasted my time reading this several times.

[–]red_matrix14 points15 points  (1 child) | Copy

The Prince by Machiavelli

[–]drakehfh0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

This is fucking gold. It can be applied to daily life.

[–]StellarMemez27 points28 points  (2 children) | Copy

"How to win friends and influence people"

[–]SenorSwole-3 points-2 points  (1 child) | Copy

Eh

[–]_PM_ME_UR_LINGERIE_10 points11 points  (2 children) | Copy

Influence by Robert Cialdini

[–]BusterVadge1 point2 points  (1 child) | Copy

This is another good one that I don't see mentioned here that often.

[–]321gumby5 points6 points  (0 children) | Copy

48 laws of power, but I like his new book more laws of human nature. It reads better.

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (0 children) | Copy

I know we've all heard of it before. I know it. But "How to Win Friends and Influence People" is potent for social engineering. It is concise and it works. Post Script -- far better than "The Seven Habits....," that book is platitudes.

[–]NeverForgetEver1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy

Ellipsis manual may help

[–]outlawrp1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy

“Be Slightly Evil” by Venkatesh Rao.

[–]latinasonly1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy

mein kampf by adolf hitler

[–]grunge0220 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy

How to win friends and influence people



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