The Direction of The Red Pill and a Welcome Message to Newcomers

July 1, 2014

We've certainly been a popular topic around reddit this week, so I thought I'd pop in to welcome the newcomers and talk a little about what we're doing here to keep us on course.

As the sidebar says, we're a discussion on sexual strategy in a culture increasingly lacking a positive identity for men. This has been our point since we started, and it continues to be our topic of discussion. What does this mean? Why do we post so much about hating women?

  • What is sexual strategy?

Why do we talk about men's rights, women's behavior, and other things when this is supposedly "sexual strategy?" Sexual strategy refers to developing an action plan to achieve one's goals. In this case, the goals are specifically goals for men. This includes things as simple as "how does one actually get a woman to have sex with him" and goes so far as to discuss some of the following:

  • How do I protect myself as a man?
  • How do I ensure a future with maximum prospects?
  • What long term qualities give me best access to sexual prospects or long term happiness?
  • Is sex good for long-term happiness?
  • How do I navigate this social and political climate as a man?

Obviously, a lot of this seems unrelated to the act of sex itself, but make no mistake these questions have entirely different answers for women as they do men. They are, in effect, strategies for men. And they all intertwine. Sex, career, family, safety, and happiness are all branches off the same tree.

  • Posts about Women's Behavior

It sure seems like we're just bashing women and getting our kicks from it. A lot of people even say that we're blaming women for our woes so we don't have to take personal responsibility. So what's this victim stuff? Are we just man children? What's going on?

One of the major problems that gives rise to people needing the red pill is that society tells absolute lies about women. Our culture repeats the pervasive myth that women are pure, good, and honorable, and that it is men that are the corruptive force. Women are so objectified in mainstream culture that they lack even the agency to take responsibility for the sex they have- when one has sex with a pickup artist, it's because he was manipulative and devious, not because she was attracted to him. She was simply tricked.

Consider for a second that this is actually a belief people hold- that there is a way to trick a woman into sleeping with you.

It's a thought that rarely promotes deeper thought into the subject, but when you parse out this idea, it directly implies that women want to have sex with somebody who is attractive to them, but not somebody who had to work to become attractive.

But when they repeat the thought terminating cliche, what typically follows is the negative stigma of dirty, bad men who are devious and cunning enough to confuse poor helpless women into sleeping with them.

So, why do we post about women's behavior? Because we're exposing the truth. Not the truth that women are worse than men- but instead that women are worse than our culture's idealistic view of women.

You might think some of the phrases we use are offensive, but that doesn't change their meanings and definitions. A woman can be a slut and ride the cock-carousel until she hits the wall and lands some beta-bux. Sounds like we hate women, does it? Well, that's their sexual strategy-- take it or leave it. A rose by any other name.

We remind ourselves that women are not perfect creatures, and we remind ourselves another fact that's easy to miss: women are not men! And that's a quick one feminism has been trying to pull on society for a while. That women are exactly the same as men. They go so far as to adopt the same words. "I'm a strong, independent woman!" Is she, though? Is she truly strong? Doubtful. The fact is, women are not as strong as men. "Women like equal relationships where both partners communicate, just like men do!" Again, another lie. Women do not communicate like men, and when you attempt overt communication, and start negotiating attraction, you quickly find that you will fail.

Attraction with a woman is covert. You cannot tell a woman "I'm high status and good looking, people like me. Now you should like me." Instead you must convey via covert communication. When other women appear to like you, you might spark her interest due to a thing we call "preselection." It's just one step in the large red pill handbook towards learning that women do not communicate like men. And again, this is why we point out countless times when women say one thing and then do another.

Maybe we should just clean up the message a little, so people understand...

Absolutely not, no way, no how. The fact is, women cannot stand the idea of men getting together like this and discussing what we do. It doesn't matter what the subject, or how politically correct we make it- women want to infiltrate male spaces and ensure they can define the tone, moderate the text, and modify our message. It's already well accepted that men's rights is a group that tries as hard as it can to be politically correct so women don't get mad at them. And guess what- it doesn't work. They're still considered a hate group. The men there go so far to supplicate women, they tell them "women are welcome! Let's modify our tone so that women feel more welcome!!" And no matter how far you push, and no matter how much you change- women will never be happy with it. Because women aren't looking for satisfaction, they're looking for control.

Anybody with experience with women and shit tests can tell you- they're not pushing the boundaries because they will be happier with more freedom and control. They're pushing the boundaries because they want somebody or something to push back. They want structure. They want rules. And by god, the west failed this major shit test by giving feminism a blank check. Water takes the shape of the container it's in.

So, no, we will not be modifying our tone to appease the unappeasable. We will not be censored or policed into a nicer tone so others are more comfortable with us. And for fuck's sake, we won't just focus on "self improvement" like that's all the red pill is. It's not. Stop trying to paint the red pill with pastel colors. That's just another politically correct half-truth. Yes, the red pill is about self improvement. But it's also about understanding the dark and sometimes unfriendly nature of the real world so you can adapt properly. It's not improvement for improvement's sake. It's improvement to gain better footing for success- sexually, professionally, and in any other endeavors you take. Do not sugar coat this truth- many of our improvements are not politically correct, and you shouldn't give a fuck otherwise.

As always, anybody trying to police tone or show concern that there's "too much of xyz" going on.. they'll be deleted and banned immediately. I don't have time for that shit. Anybody who says we've focused too much on one thing lately and things "used to be better" doesn't know shit and hasn't been here long enough to know fuck all. Men's rights, red and blue pill examples, and field reports are all core content that belong here.

Injustice is your morning shower, pain is your breakfast, and understanding is your cup of coffee. Internalize it. Stay awake to it. This is how you sharpen the sword. Not because it's whinging, but because you must accept reality before you can make informed decisions to best achieve your goals.

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Title The Direction of The Red Pill and a Welcome Message to Newcomers
Author redpillschool
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Date July 1, 2014 3:33 PM UTC (6 years ago)
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[–]JihadDerp23 points24 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

I recommend the book No More Mr. Nice Guy if you want to get over the nice guy syndrome. On that note, I recommend the subreddit /r/redpillbooks to supplement the sidebar material. (Woops, just saw it's linked in the sidebar. Leaving it here anyway.) And finally, as your first exercise in swallowing the red pill, I recommend you strike the word "sorry" from your vocabulary. It's a very overused word by nice guys. If you actually hurt someone and were in the wrong, address it and make it right without the word "sorry." You'll notice your spine get a little stronger every time you instinctively wanted to say "sorry," but realized it wasn't necessary. For example when you accidentally bump into somebody. You shouldn't be apologizing for occupying your own space.

A line I read on here that hit home for me: What body part to women find most attractive on a man? A spine.

[–]Immuchtooawesome36 points37 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

You're the reason we're here. Have some gold.

[–]Modredpillschool[S] 78 points79 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

You're on the right path there, mate. Welcome. Enjoy the sidebar!

[–][deleted] 65 points66 points  (7 children) | Copy Link

Bingo. The more reddit yaps about how evil this sub is, the more attention we get, and the more the REAL story comes to light, as you have just seen yourself. Welcome aboard.

[–]soupermain5 points6 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Ain't no such thing as bad publicity for us

[–]dandeezy9 points10 points  (1 child) | Copy Link

that's why I wasn't even mad or attempted to reply to comments there, no matter how tempting.

a man can use his composure and patience better than a sword. -- (not sure if a quote, so I'll take credit)

[–]sokolske10 points11 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

I think this quote fits better "courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is what it takes to sit down and listen" Winston Churchill

[–]DJQuik0 points1 point  (2 children) | Copy Link

am I the only one that doesn't want it to come to light? It's probably insecurity but I want to maintain an advantage over the competition.

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (1 child) | Copy Link

Think of it like weight lifting. Take the idea that lifting (done right) will vastly improve your life. That idea is definitely in the bright lights, well known by almost all men. Yet, 90% of people don't commit to it. So if you commit, stay with it, you will beat out most people who also know about it, but are too lazy to get out and do something.

I bet 90% of men who follow TRP, while they totally agree with TRP, never put anything to action other than being a keyboard tough guy.

[–]Golden-Sylence1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

I bet 90% of men who follow TRP, while they totally agree with TRP, never put anything to action other than being a keyboard tough guy.

I too get the feeling that this is probably correct. One big thing I've taken out of TRP is that a lie you tell yourself is worse than a lie you tell others. You could come here and spout all the bravado in the world, but if you are lying to yourself and convincing yourself that you ARE doing these things when you are not, the only person you are harming (and the only person who cares) is you. Control the situation, cultivate an abundance mentality (even if its not an abundance reality), and quit lying to yourself about how well you're doing.

Introspection should be the most powerful tool in your arsenal, because only through knowing yourself can you really know how you should change yourself.

[–]atleastitsnotaids26 points27 points  (4 children) | Copy Link

I would not worry so much about being a nice guy. And a lot of us here probably aren't nice guys. It's not a good strategy if what you are actually concerned about is garnering respect and attracting women.

You should work on cultivating a 'myself first' attitude in all aspects of your life. This is the antithesis of the typical 'nice guy' that people envision. You can do it in a way that isn't objectively 'mean' to others, sure, but others should never be your primary concern.

People will respect you and women will like you when they see that you are inwardly focused with strong boundaries and limited time for others. They will begin to value you more instinctively because you have become a limited resource.

If you are truly new here this is something I would focus on first, as well as becoming familiar with the sidebar material. Work on improving yourself and developing a frame of confidence and self respect and self centeredness before you worry about the finer nuances of the red pill or 'strategy'.

TL;DR lose the nice guy idea.

Like everyone else says, welcome.

[–]haminspace4 9 points9 points [recovered] | Copy Link

I appreciate that a lot, and that is kind of the vibe that I get as far as disregarding what is normally perceived as "nice" and doing it in a way that serves myself more. As I get older (soon to be 25) I realize that people don't actually give a shit about other people to the extent that I once believed. Its not that they aren't compassionate, its just human nature. What I hope to gain is a viewpoint that allows me to be a nice and genuinely good person, in a way that doesn't make me lose myself to the idea of others perception (particularly women). What you are saying about being a limited resource is so very true and in my heart of hearts I have known that for some time as the evidence has presented itself time and time again. I think the key for me will lie in maintaining that attitude as life ebbs and flows. That is a skill I hope to gain. I believe I've seen it referred to on here as "maintaining my frame".

[–]Senior ContributorRedPope14 points15 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

people don't actually give a shit about other people to the extent that I once believed

I would have sworn it was a Dale Carnegie quote, but Google says otherwise. One of my favorites:

"You probably wouldn’t worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do." --Olin Miller

Most men are invisible to most women. We refer to this as the 80/20 rule. 80% of women are chasing the same 20% of men. Your goal is to become part of that top 20%. It takes a lot of effort and is very competitive. You may only be able to maintain that peak for a few years, but while you are there you will enjoy female desirability like you cannot believe.

If fortune was unkind, and you were born disfigured or defective, you may be incapable of reaching that peak. That is still no excuse. Climb as high as you can. Try different routes. Seek out less competitive environments. But claim as much success as you are able, and always, always, give that ceiling one more shove. Better to fail halfway up the mountain, than to live life at the bottom, miserable for having never climbed.

[–]Endorsed Contributorbicepsblastingstud14 points15 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

One of the hardest things for decent, honorable men to grasp is that honor is a male construct. Women shouldn't be expected to be honorable in the way a man understands the word.

Once you don't hold women to that standard (and recognize that few men will meet it as well) I think it becomes a little easier to be a 'genuinely good person' while still relying primarily on yourself and putting yourself first.

[–]doubleknee241 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

From what you've written it seems like you could gain a lot from this book No More Mr Nice Guy. You will see it recommended on here as you continue to read the side bar. It will help.

[–]elchoma907 points8 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Don't be a nice guy. Be a kind man. Hell, it even sounds better!

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[–]the99percent1179 points180 points  (7 children) | Copy Link

With mods like this, you know damn safe well that we are in good hands.

Welcome to RP.

[–][deleted] 41 points42 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Albeit let's make it clear - We don't like our mods because they're some cult voodoo heads bashing in their own feedback loop.

We like our mods because they straight up get things done. In 24 hours from the EMSK thread /u/redpillschool noticed a spike of 1440 newcomers or a 2,4%* daily increase as of 19:27 CET and wrote this introduction piece to clear up common misconceptions of what this place is.

*Math here is a subject to change, the number is probably higher by now.

Also 60k users GET HYPE

[–]5iveApples43 points44 points  (3 children) | Copy Link

Seriously, thank you mods for maintaining a vision for TRP. It really is quite outstanding considering how much things are stacked against the sub, but you guys always seem to figure it out.

[–]therandomthrowaway56 points57 points  (2 children) | Copy Link

The funny thing is, the opposition forces TRP to more clearly define itself, strengthening it. Like resistance training makes a muscle stronger, their attempts to distort TRP has actually led to more definition and differentiation from pickup, seduction and men's rights.

Note how the taboo against criticizing feminism has led to feminism being a shapeless mess, with no clear definition or goals, and basically becoming a big umbrella for people to whine under. People will come to TRP upset, so it's important that the bad behaviour of women is pointed out. But ultimately, it's about men learning to be effective, and you can only be effective if you can see the world as it actually is, not just what you're told it is.

Fantastic damn post, and I'm hoping it really sinks in with all the new subbers.

[–][deleted] 14 points15 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

the taboo against criticizing feminism has led to feminism being a shapeless mess, with no clear definition or goals, and basically becoming a big umbrella for people to whine under.


I had a (meta-)conversation about how so often feminism doesn't entertain criticism, and it quickly turned into someone calling me a misogynist for challenging anything feminists have to say. But if you're not saying anything in particular, how can your positions be defensible?

[–][deleted] 5 points6 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

has led to feminism being a shapeless mess, with no clear definition or goals, and basically becoming a big umbrella for people to whine under.

I've been trying to find words to phrase these thoughts and now I've found them thanks!

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Hear hear. What a great mod team we have here!

[–]1independentmale130 points131 points  (9 children) | Copy Link

TRP is a club for men, reminiscent of the old school men's clubs that used to be popular until women infiltrated them. Here, we can lean back, smoke a cigar, drink some scotch and talk shop with other like minded men.

We don't use politically correct, sensitive language. That shit is for women, by women. It's always been this way. My grandfather and his buddies drank and swore and didn't sugarcoat their words, except when they were around women.

Men need male spaces. Places where we can be men without being shamed by women for our masculinity. This is one of a very few such places.

Welcome, men.

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[–]P1r4nha7 points8 points  (1 child) | Copy Link

My father wasn't around much so I've basically grew up with a mother and a sister and only much later on my mother's boyfriend joined the family.

Our relationship is great and I love my family including the extended one and also including my father who I see from time to time. So despite the lack of a man in the house I grew up in a good environment and I'm very good at being independent and taking care of myself now that I'm an adult and live by myself. So my mum was able to raise me to tackle life fully... Except there is no fucking way she prepared me for my role as a man in society and any forms of relationship with women other than platonic friendship. Which isn't useless, but just not the whole story.

I still love spending time with women when it's not sexual, but man does a group of just men feel good.

[–]LasherDeviance0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

I am the exact opposite of this, as I wont spend anytime with women that is non sexual except work and family.

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[–]1independentmale8 points9 points  (2 children) | Copy Link

Woman spaces seem to be every space. Look at the average American household: The entire home is decorated by the woman and she controls what goes on there. Men get very little, if any, input. They are relegated to the garage or, if they're very lucky, the woman "allows" him use of a portion of an unused room or basement as a man cave. Having his buddies over for drinks and cards on the dining room table is bound to make her pissy and often flat out denied. How many of us have ever had a wife or girlfriend who tolerated our friends coming over for poker night or other male event on any kind of a regular basis? I certainly haven't.

[–]RockinRhombus3 points4 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

So what are woman spaces?

Slightly off topic, but it reminds me of Dan Savage on the topic of what it is to be a man. It seems that being a "man" is, according to him, defined as being everything a woman is not. And as women start to take on traditional male behaviours/positions the circle of "man" begins to shrink.

It kind of ties into your posed question. Women spaces are, nowadays, pretty much anything. They have the freedom to explore at their content, but it raises the question, what is left for us? To shuffle off to "man caves"? The last safe space of an endangered species? /hyperbole?

[–]Senior ContributorRedPope25 points26 points  (2 children) | Copy Link

Consider for a second that this is actually a belief people hold- that there is a way to trick a woman into sleeping with you.

Fucking amen! Next time some woman says this shit, ask them HOW. What trick would make you pants-dropping wet for some boring-but-nice, unattractive, overweight, career drone?

You won't get a direct answer to that, because there is no trick. There are no magic words. There is no gimmick that will make her desire a man she doesn't find desirable.

The "tricks" TRP will teach that guy are:

  • be less boring
  • don't be too nice
  • improve your appearance
  • lose some weight
  • better your career

In short: Women want a better man, so make yourself a better man! Succeed at 4 of those 5 things and women will suddenly start to find you desirable. Hit all 5 and you're elite status.

So simple. So obvious. So harmless. Common sense, right? Yet feminists recoil. They find our teachings repulsive. Why?

Because when a man follows our advice -- when he truly becomes a better man -- then he no longer has to "settle" for a picky, dried-up, 35 year-old, ex-party girl. He can attract a happier, younger, attractive, feminine woman. He can get a true prize.

Study after study has shown 80% of all women are chasing the top 20% of men. Once you break into that 20% club, you truly have your pick. But why settle for one? Pick two or three. They may claim otherwise, but real world experience shows women would rather share a winner, than have exclusivity with a loser.

Oops, we broke the system!

[–]subcover13 points14 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Picky, dried-up, 35 year-old, ex-party girls are extremely threatened by this. It's all about keeping up the supply of betabux. They're counting on those men to be there, chivalrously, to rescue them after they've found themselves.

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They are threatened by this because you are changing yourself.

Women want a man who is just naturally badass, who has never had to exert any effort in order to accomplish his success. When you, a not so valuable man, decide to work in order to achieve success, women feel like they've been tricked if they sleep with you, because you're just a "faker." How dare he try to escape the beta box, they think, he was born that way, and he should always be that way. Just look at women's outrage over "losers" who meet with huge success in East Asian countries. They can't stand it when a man "cheats" the system which benefits them.

[–]Mustaka51 points52 points  (9 children) | Copy Link

Very well written message Mate.

I would like to add that I think this community has handled the attention very well. The true RP'illers engaged in the shit storm in a non hateful or confrontational manner or did not engage at all and just let the haters hate which in turned pissed the haters off more.

And that fellow TRP people is what being Red Pill is all about.

[–]2 Senior Endorsed Contributorvengefully_yours33 points34 points  (4 children) | Copy Link

What a waste of time it would be to go argue with them, I have so many better things to do, like clip my toenails, or play Sudoku while taking a dump.

Every woman who has ever slept with me has done so because of the dominant frame I carried, and every one that left me was because I was too nice to them. This shit works, you can hate it all you want, but results are worth more than blathering online. Rather than argue about it, its better to put it in practice and show it works as stated.

[–]krinoman5 points6 points  (3 children) | Copy Link

It's best to ignore them. Usually they are against TRP not because they have a rational objection to any idea expressed here, often they reject TRP because they are emotionally hurt by it (i.e. they don't like it). As a result they can only debate with fallacies such as strawmen and apply impractical standards. It's very similar to debating religion or politics with a fanatic, they are emotionally invested in a world view and there is no winning here.

It reminds me of this verse:

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.

Mathew 7:6 KJV

[–]colovick9 points10 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

A more palatable version of that is "those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still."

[–]EducatedCavemen3 points4 points  (0 children) | Copy Link


Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you yourself will be just like him.

Proverbs 26:4

But yeah, the point holds, don't argue with BPs.

[–]AlexTheGrump4 points5 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

I like Proverbs 9:7,8

7 Whoever corrects a scoffer gets himself abuse, and he who reproves a wicked man incurs injury. 8 Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you; reprove a wise man, and he will love you.

[–]TRP VanguardJP_Whoregan28 points29 points  (3 children) | Copy Link

One of the first steps on the journey is to put your own dignity and self-respect at the top of your priorities and to stop seeking outside validation from people you don't give a shit about. This is why, as u/redpillschool put it, we don't engage the "unappeasable". TRP cannot be spoon fed to people who have no interest in understanding it or the reason for its genesis.

[–][deleted] 8 points9 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

The Red Pill is hard to digest and it hates spoon feeding.

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is to put your own dignity and self-respect at the top of your priorities and to stop seeking outside validation from people you don't give a shit about.

Once you realize this, the desperate thirst of validation and approval white knight manginas project just becomes so pathetic and disgusting. You can smell the desperation of betas who don't know, or choose not know any better. It's like smelling marijuana, once you know the smell you instantly pick it up whenever you encounter it.

[–]Summertime_Dimes40 points41 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Direct, Straightforward, unapologetic, well-written, solid post.

I cannot speak for all, but many of us were conditioned from a young age to smile while being force fed bowls of shit. Be understanding, be nice, be a gentleman, asking for something is rude - you know the rest. After so many years of goddamn brainwashing, it comes as no suprise that so many humans don't even know that what they are eating is actual shit.

RP saved me from decades of eating shit from women, from work, from life. I don't manipulate, I don't connive, and I don't abuse. I improve me, and the life that surrounds me improves as well. TRP was easy for me. Some others enjoy the comfort of familiarity and the blinders that come with it. After all, TRP will take 95% of what you believe a man should and should not be and throw it in the garbage. Thanks to the mods especially for their work. Frame, Motherfucker, Frame, brahs.

[–]TRP VanguardCyralea4 points5 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

I want to emphasize the need to curtail the "TRP is only about self-improvement" malarkey that is slowly pervading every post. It's a subtle under-the-radar means of tone policing. It's important for everyone to realize that understanding the correct way to navigate romantic relations is just as valuable, something which often involves accepting behaviour that will get you labelled as an asshole.

Don't be afraid to discard the view that women are holy goddesses that can do no wrong and are in need of your undivided support and attention. Just don't go around vocalizing it.

[–]pheonixignition19 points20 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

I cannot reiterate enough how true this is, for all you new people. I went through a fraternity, and I couldn't understand why I was not swimming in pussy, despite all the guys I considered "assholes" getting laid around me. I was nice, friendly, knew how to cook and mom even stated she literally turned me into perfect husband material: which is exactly what none of those girls were looking for.

Fast forward to after a very difficult divorce, where I found the red pill, and literally every thing in life I didn't understand and watched unfold before my eyes that was counter to everything I had ever been told finally made sense. Because everything I had been told was a lie. A feel good lie, because people wanted it to be true, but the fact of the matter it isn't.

[–]Endorsed ContributorBluepillProfessor18 points19 points  (1 child) | Copy Link

Great job OP (original poster) and a superb welcome to everybody. This Reddit contains some exceptional advice and some very smart guys with a proven, solid philosophy. There is no doubt this Reddit also contains racists, misogynists, morons, and High School kids who can't get laid but those posts are usually easy to recognize.

All we are offering is the truth. These are eminently actionable truths in a world full of lies.

They lied to us about what women really want.

They lied to us about what makes women sexually excited.

They lied to us about how to get women to have sex with us.

They lied to us about how to maintain a long term relationship.

They lied to us about how to get and keep the love of a woman.

They lied to us about how to be happy in a relationship.

There is a reason we use the Red Pill analogy! The feminine matrix has lied to us. We live in a Disney-esque fantasy that all we have to do is be NIIIICEE and keep your woman haaaappppy and everything will be fine. Except the way to keep women happy is different than we have been told.

This Reddit and the Red Pill blogs in the Manosphere are comparing field notes on these questions AND WE HAVE COME UP WITH SOLID ANSWERS TO MOST OF THE LIES THAT WE HAVE BEEN TOLD. WE HAVE UNCOVERED THE TRUTH. It is a hard truth and not to be basked in because it is probably going to piss you off, BUT it is a truth with what we call actionable intelligence. When you know the REAL ANSWER to the lies we have been told you can start to change your life for the better. You can start to attract women and have relationship and keep relationships strong. You have to ask yourself why anybody would oppose that?

Yes there is a lot of anger and pain on this Reddit. Men who have been divorced and had their children taken away and alienated from them while their little ears now get to hear another man pound away at their mother on the marital bed have a right to be angry. Men who live in a tiny apartment in the inner city, pays the mortgage for his ex-wife's house, most of his income, and sees his kids for 2 hours on Wednesday have a right to be angry. Men who married having sex twice a day who are suddenly reduced to twice a month on the honeymoon have a right to think maybe they were tricked by this system. Men who have been lied to their whole lives- don't change a thing, don't focus on improving yourself, you are a niiiiccce guy, why ANY girl would love to be with you... has a right to be pissed. Pardon us for expressing that anger in the only place it is still permitted.

But once you get past the anger you will realize that the TRUTH is on our side. Read it, learn it, and weep. Then rejoice and use your new knowledge to make it better- one plate at a time.

[–]gg_s1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Women didn't lie to us, they speculated and we were dumb enough to listen. They will continue to speculate but now we know better.

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Untill recently I used to consider myself a feminists, and convinced myself that all the man-hating feminists in those circles just weren't "real feminists". But with the leaking of the domestic violence stats and the whole Elliot Richard and #YesAllWomen crap shit really hit the fan and took to an entirely new level of men hating. It was suddenly all out in the open, and it really got me thinking. And apparantly, I'm hardly the only one. I've been considering myself an egalitarian since then and broke from feminism, and on Facebook I've been involved in so many discussions on Upworthy and Policy.Mic which nowadays seem to be 9/10 feminists men-hating posts promoting this rape culture bullshit and repeating the same old BS, debunked facts.

It became clear to me that women don't want sollutions. They don't want facts or statistics. They start of with statistics, then if you debunk them they guilt trip you by saying people aren't statistics and smother you with emotional anekdotes...

I'm sick and tired of all the bullshit. I always thought MRA were a bunch of women hating fucktards, but after actually bothering to read what some of them had to say (actually thanks to Karen Straughan and Christina Hoff Sommers) my eyes were opened. There's no going back now. I still love women, but I'm done sucking up to them and being the nice guy. I'm going my own way. Take it or leave it. (funly enough I seem to be getting more attention ever since I stopped caring about what women thought of me)

One of my favorite games to play on public transportation is to not acknowledge the hot chicks. They'll go out of their way just to have you look at them at least once. Some women (not all) really crave the attention. Has had some interesting results :-)

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Morpheus: You take the blue pill and the story ends. You wake in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. (a red pill is shown in his other hand) You take the red pill and you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes. (Long pause; Neo begins to reach for the red pill) Remember -- all I am offering is the truth, nothing more. (Neo takes the red pill and swallows it with a glass of water)


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Depends on what you want to achieve for yourself in life. I find the Matrix analogy so appropriate. You are offered nothing but the truth and the the truth is not comforting. Furthermore it doesn't end once you are unplugged. You need to dig deeper.

Freeing myself has become my No. 1 mission since starting to look behind the curtains. To be able to be free I first need to find out a) who is holding me hostage, b) why i am kept a hostage, c) how I am kept a hostage and d) how to finally escape my kidnappers.

The answers could be a variety of things depending on which level I am. The first level would be: a) Me, b) because I am afraid, c) by denial and d) free my mind.

I question everything. Literally everything I was taught and took for being the truth. I don't forbid any thoughts and I don't wipe off any theory or opinion. No matter how a fanciful, distrubing, dangerous or puny it may look from the far.

An example would be that I've just recently read the Una Bomber's Manifesto. And I came to the conclusion - although I do not approve of his methods - that this guy is far away from being insane and that many of the things he states originate from good observation and drawing thoughtful conclusions.

I have left behind the invented frameworks of left, right, liberal, conservative, neoreactionary, capitalism, communism, fascism, feminism, manosphere, democracy and what they are all called. They are simply barriers build to keep you from thinking outside the box and canalyse much of your energy into fighting your percieved enemy. All of these, when practiced in the past, never bothered with personal freedom but were always focused on establishing a collectivistic system to control and exploit the majority for the benefits of a minority.

It may be disturbing, I may experience feelings of extreme fear and helplessness from time to time, but it also gives me more inner peace and serenity and frees my mind and sharpens my senses by removing more and more noise.

I abstained from discussing any of these with people anywhere which I don't feel to be thinking on the same level with me. I got rid of my urge to missionize people and "teach them" about what is right or wrong or what's really happening in this world.

And all this was triggered just because I wanted to get better in pulling me some pussy.


[–]theozoph5 points6 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

I question everything. Literally everything I was taught and took for being the truth. I don't forbid any thoughts and I don't wipe off any theory or opinion. No matter how a fanciful, distrubing, dangerous or puny it may look from the far.

If you want to know where the biggest lies are hidden, look where you are told the worst things reside. That's how TRP is viewed, and we know how different is the view from the inside.

Good luck on your quest, and may God always give you broader shoulders.

[–]ITworksGuys1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Same happened to me with politics.

I wish I were ignorant once again.

[–]TooMuchToDoo13 points14 points  (2 children) | Copy Link

Hijacking the stickied post.

I've been a subscriber here since the January 4th spike, but I haven't seen this many outstanding posts in succession since I started out. Thank you to those who have been writing those articles.

Sit down, shut up, read the side bar.

Newcomers, have you heard this enough? It's in the best interest of you AND this sub if you lurk, be unnoticable, and soak in the knowledge before you start posting. If you have any questions for now, head over to /r/asktrp and we'll be happy to answer your questions or comments. Welcome!

[–]ANakedBear8 points9 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Sit down, shut up, read the side bar.

Agreed, when I first found this sub nothing made sense, until I read everything on the side bar.

[–]laere10 points11 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

I personally recommend newcomers to read some of the recommended books here after the side bar.

The Rational Male, No More Mr. Nice Guy, The Book of Pook, Way of the Superior Man


Also it's good to go back and read the sidebar after a couple months, this way you're constantly internalizing and keeping sharp on things that are discussed here.

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[–]MrRexels8 points9 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Let them. Being forced to use an alt account to express an opinion here it's the literal definition of persecution.

And there's nothing like being persecuted to strenghen your arguments.

[–]theozoph3 points4 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Let me qualify this statement : if you've posted personal information that could lead to your identity with your main reddit account, post here using an alt.

Be warned that SJW haters are known to peruse our accounts (sometimes quite thoroughly) to find our personal info in the hopes of doxxing us, getting us fired, and destroying our reputation. Don't be an idiot, and keep your identity hidden.

Law 5: So Much Depends on Reputation – Guard it with your Life

[–]Echelon640 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

Why? Fuck that shit. Imaginary internet points barely matter and I come here to reddit to vent, argue, learn, and take the piss with other like minded and even unequally minded people. You shouldn't be ashamed of that.

[–]BrothaTom18 points19 points  (3 children) | Copy Link

I look forward to being part of all this

[–]RPthrowaway1232 points3 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Welcome to the club brother!

[–]gg_s2 points3 points  (1 child) | Copy Link

Make sure your expectations of this place are sound. TRP is not a movement vying to strongarm culture into a more pleasant environment for men. Rather, TRP imparts truthful and practical analysis of culture so that men are better equipped to navigate it.

This isn't a male version of feminism. Simply hooking your wagons and hoping for a better tomorrow is not what we're about. Keep that in mind as you begin your journey. We offer truth, the rest is up to you. As you've been told, you get out what you put in.


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Now if only you could post some more kind, eloquent words to get the subscribers here to stop reading /r/TheRedPill and actually start applying it in their lives. What people need more than anything is a kick in the right direction. Not a nudge. And especially before it's too late.

The thing I hate most about reading hate posts in this sub are from people who refuse to better themselves, period. In their miserable little lives pushing out everything good, because misery is normal and identifiable for them.

"These posts are bullshit I'm never going to do this a real man wouldn't do this you're all misogynistic pieces of shit" Roughly translates into: "I don't have the fucking balls to do anything to better my life because my ex wife took them with her when she married a rich lawyer".

Don't be that person. If you came here to hate, at least actually be informed of what you're trying to hate.


[–]Modredpillschool[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Sometimes you gotta hit rock bottom before you make a change.

[–]wbr_8883 points4 points  (1 child) | Copy Link

Consider for a second that this is actually a belief people hold- that there is a way to trick a woman into sleeping with you.

I think this point could have been stronger, and focussed on the hypocrisy a little more. The idea that women are strong, independent and capable but can be tricked seems contradictory. When the feminist narrative falls apart when it suits - what does that say?

Not the truth that women are worse than men- but instead that women are worse than our culture's idealistic view of women.

I get the whole "we will not be modifying our tone to appease the unappeasable", but "better" and "worse" is the sort of language choice people object to, and it is pointless when there is a more accurate way to put this.

I think the more accurate statement is that TRP thinks women are DIFFERENT to the propaganda. Specifically as it relates to sexual strategy, the types of MEN that women like - strong, independent alpha leaders that take charge - is not the sort of man that the modern west promotes. i.e.

  1. There is a propagandised view of women and men that is inaccurate.
  2. The type of men women respond to sexually is in direct contradiction to said propaganda.

If a man wants to have any sort of sexual success, step one is seeing through the propaganda to the truth, and step two is BECOMING that sort of man, not just for women, but because that sort of man is plain and simple genuinely BETTER.

[–]subcover0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

That's not my view of TRP. It's not just about getting better, it's also about using whatever you have, as it is, to gain more of what you want.

All this stuff about getting better would make the feminists quite happy. Imagine the whole lonely dating age population of men going off to gyms to work their asses off, to get better looking for the women? Sounds like THEIR sexual strategy with us doing the work! White knight behavior, pedestaling them by doing so much work for them.

(Hey, if you like lifting, go for it. But just shedding beta cues will get you most of the benefit. An important aspect is to realize that other girls have no similarity to your mother -- they are driven by attraction, whereas your mother, uniquely among women, loved you for you.)

Nah, that's not all there is to redpill. I appreciate the moderator making that clear, and I am and will be a regular visitor / contributor because of it.

[–]whatcanredditdo7 points8 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Been here since before 1K. Had a few alts since. Just want to say thanks to the mod team for maintaining such great standards. In a pussified world where everything is dumbed down and made easier for the LCD, this sub is a bastion. (side note...if you type in bastion definition in google...the second definition uses "the last bastion of male privilege" as an example...institutionalized misandry?)

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[–]Hexthorne2 points3 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

It's probably also worth mentioning that men shit test women and other men all the time. It's not a trait I would normally associate with an alpha male, but it does happen pretty regularly.

[–]ygduf7 points8 points  (25 children) | Copy Link

I like how it goes from calm and rational to mean and angry at the end. It's like reading the screenplay of Adaptation.

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[–]colovick8 points9 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Your reading comprehension is awful and you should feel bad about it. As was said, you get out of it what you put into it. You've not attempted (or have and failed spectacularly) to understand the meaning of what was written here and instead have stuck to a superficial level analysis of what you've seen and even butchered statements to change their meaning. If this isn't for you, you're welcome to leave. If you continue this sort of rhetoric here, the mods will ban you because this sub doesn't exist to defend itself and you've posed no questions in this rant against us.

You will not be missed.

[–]redbluepilling10 points11 points  (10 children) | Copy Link

it isn't something you gather around to discuss in exclusive clubs

Ah, so we're disregarding salons of the renaissance period, or really, any academic institution--a place to discuss ideas that may go against the grain without having to combat hostility and emotional rhetoric any time a point is made.

I have confidence, I know what I want out of a relationship, and I don't feel the need to make a club about that fact

Guys coming in don't have that confidence and have a poorly ingrained idea of what they want out of a relationship. It's like telling an alcoholic they shouldn't go to a support group because they know drinking is bad for them.

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[–]Modredpillschool[S,M] 14 points15 points  (6 children) | Copy Link

You're not changing the rules, you're just changing the words. You're in the same game as everyone else that you're upset with, but the reality is the game you're playing is...frankly, done. You're just saying and doing the same obvious things that have already been said and done.

This is some really deep shit, man... Did you, like, read the sidebar?

No? Why not? I expect somebody who feels compelled to act like they think they know what they're talking about could at least research the topic they're debating.

Of course you wouldn't.

[–]525760780 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

It's a pity his comment was deleted, I would have liked to read it. The more debate we have, the more we progress towards truth.

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[–]Modredpillschool[S] 12 points13 points  (3 children) | Copy Link

I banned you because I found you annoying. You literally just said that "gender is a vestigial leftover" and either meant that gender is different from sex, which is annoying, or you meant that sex is a vestigial leftover, which is again nonsense.

There's no reasoning with a blank slater- since you're upset about our supposed lack of evidence but then make such bold claims like "there's no difference between the genders.."

Well, Mack, you're nuts.

You know what the difference between a troll and a debater is?

Basically, someone who assumes you are sane, tries to understand your argument in the most compelling interpretation he can, and then tries to refute it, is a debater.

Someone who assumes you are insane, or tries to find weak interpretations of your arguments that will be easy to refute, or reifies metaphors, is a troll.

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[–]Modredpillschool[S] 20 points21 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

I can ban you quicker than you can make new accounts.

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since major personality aspects have next to nothing to do with gender

That's just not true.

The evolved men and women of this world have moved on to a different game. The pill you're popping is just a different shade of blue.

Where do we sign up for the UFO rides to the planet you live on?

[–]no_game_player0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

I believe they have trips leaving from Berkeley on an annual basis, although the journey usually takes more than a year.

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Not only are they basically creating a cult, they're very self-aware of what it is they're doing and acting in an effort to blind themselves and others to the actual nature of what they're creating.

Wow, this really frightened you to bring out the big guns, didn't it? It must really sting for you to unload a semi-truck load of this weapons grade horseshit. I'm guess it's cutting to the core of your white knight-isms, after all, you are probably ball deep in that sort of investment and to take an objective look at just how bullshit it all is has to be disturbing at a deep level.

You do know that there isn't a woman looking over your shoulder and that this isn't going to magically endear you to them? If I'm wrong and there is one looking over your shoulder, monitoring your moves, I indeed feel sorry for you.

You keep on self emasculating and see what that gets you. When you've had enough, you know where to look for liberation.

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You could print it out, shred it, put the shredded paper in an empty paper towel roll and have someone blow it on you. Or reverse a shop vac, and use that. Money shot, right? Say AAAH when you do it.

Did that come across as helpful, or just sick. (no pun intended) I'm straight by the way, seriously. lol Did I cross post somehow? Jesus, I need to check context before I post.

[–]Endorsed Contributorzyk0s14 points15 points  (6 children) | Copy Link

if all this has to do with is "the truth" (which is the rhetoric of multiple users I've seen so far), why do you need a name for yourselves or for what you're doing?

You mean like the group of people who are seeking truth about the world of logic and numbers calling themselves mathematicians, the group of people seeking the truth about the physical world calling themselves scientists, the group of people seeking the truth about the realm of ideas calling themselves philosophers...

Actually, yes, "the truth" is our very complex universe whose workings are beyond the reach of a single mind. You have to decide which part to pursue, which methods to use. TRP focuses on the nature of man and woman, and its tools are a combination of anecdotal observations and statistical data, when it is available.

I pursue truth because truth is awesome and beautiful. I don't fucking care what gender I am or what gender anyone else is and anyone spending an overt amount of time talking about their gender is probably miserable and deeply insecure.

And here's your problem, you want the truth and "you don't care what gender you are". Just like someone doing math who "doesn't care what the value of variables are", you won't go very far.

If you really cared about the truth, you wouldn't feel the need to rub it in other people's faces and whine about it a lot [...] I don't feel the need to make a club about that fact, trying to prescribe my way of being onto literally ALL OF MANKIND while making MASSIVE generalizations to serve my goal

So wait, are we running a private club or are we evangelizing? You don't need to come over here if it's not your cup of tea, and we in fact suggest not to spread TRP around like the Gospel. For one, we know very well most people will reject the ideas because it doesn't feel good, and what's more, it really does not benefit the ones who have to get more competition.

If TRP is not for you, fine, leave, do your own thing, we think it's great, and if you are like you say, confident and successful in your relationships, you probably are espousing these concepts without knowing about it. More power to you, if you can "do the right thing" while being oblivious to it. We'd almost envy you, because some of us have to work and be smart to get what we want in life. So good luck friend, you can leave or you can stay, but if you stay to complain, I for one won't believe that you are truly happy.

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truth is awesome and beautiful.

Clearly that person has yet to see truth.

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After swimming across an ocean of lies and sloshing through miles of bullshit, all the while asking yourself WHY, you finally arrive at The Truth.

"WHAT. THE. FUCK? I came all this way for THIS ugly motherfucker?"

And while you are staring at it, it's staring back at you. A sense of calm comes over you as you realize that all the obstacles that were in your way can be walked around. The monsters under your bed were just shadows. And the booming voices of those who would tell you who you should be are just chihuahuas barking through the fence.

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[–]Modredpillschool[S] 23 points24 points  (1 child) | Copy Link

Gender is a vestigial apparatus

That's a pretty bold statement.

Are men having babies now?

Are women equally attracted to men and women? Is it a 50/50 split?

Are men equally attracted to men as they are women? Why not?

Edit: Oh wait, are you suggesting that gender isn't the same as sex? I just don't even have time for that level of stupid hippie bullshit.

[–]Endorsed Contributorzyk0s15 points16 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Ok, so you're a gay gender ideologue. Why do you care? You're not the target audience, your romantic prospects are not the target audience, there isn't a conspiracy to "indoctrinate" the world with red pill principles, and you already have a religion of your own, gender theory, that you follow with much fervor. Could it be you who has the cultist approach and tries to convert the infidels back to the Church of Leftism?

[–]1wall-of-meth5 points6 points  (6 children) | Copy Link

Good one. Keep up the nice work, this subreddit is my favourite one for a reason.

I'd like to add:

A very good point you mentioned is, that TRP doesn't purely consist of self improvement, but rather of building value in your life to get all the things you want.

We don't improve for the pure sake of it, we improve towards a specific goal. Otherwise you don't even know what to improve. Getting good money in a job you like, having a good LTR/selection of plates, be the most dominant force in conversations, ... . Those are probably the most common goals. You choose a goal to master the skill neccessary to own that goal. It teaches you not only to use the skill, but also to work around or with and unfriendly environment and act accordingly. If that's morally correct or not only depends on your personal moral. For me, this is the only way to go.

[–]Endorsed Contributorvacuu3 points4 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

A very good point you mentioned is, that TRP doesn't purely consist of self improvement, but rather of building value in your life to get all the things you want.

TRP is really about truth. No more, no less. It is a philosophy where truth is desired more than comfortable illusions.

Beyond that, it is true to say that many who swallow the pill choose self-improvement as a goal. But that is an individual choice and not a requirement.

[–]duglock-2 points-1 points  (3 children) | Copy Link

If that's morally correct or not only depends on your personal moral. For me, this is the only way to go

It should be stressed that TRP is amoral.

[–]streetsorcerer1 point2 points  (2 children) | Copy Link

That's what he means. Morality is subjective, behavior that one person might find reprehensible might be indispensable to another.

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I think I'm just splitting hairs, but amoral means it is irrelevant - not subjective. That was what I was trying to correct him on.

[–]Endorsed Contributorvacuu0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

Good points, you shouldn't be downvoted so much.

[–]subcover1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Thank you for identifying the real red pill. It's been harder to find recently, with what looks like an intentional flood of white knight trolls. It's hard work keeping that influence in check when, as I suspect, an outside group has decided to "clean us up" and sanitize this place of what makes it great. I appreciate your doing this work and standing firmly in place.

[–]DatOpenSauce 2 points2 points [recovered] | Copy Link

Thank you for the welcome! I understand what this sub is about now, but I don't understand why it is called The Red Pill? Is it a Matrix thing?

[–]Tarn_Delus3 points4 points  (3 children) | Copy Link

Hey man, it's a Matrix reference indeed. "The red pill and its opposite, the blue pill, are pop culture symbols representing the choice between embracing the sometimes painful truth of reality (red pill) and the blissful ignorance of illusion (blue pill).

The terms, popularized in science fiction culture, derive from the 1999 film The Matrix. In the movie, the main character Neo is offered the choice between a red pill and a blue pill. The blue pill would allow him to remain in the fabricated reality of the Matrix, therefore living the "illusion of ignorance", while the red pill would lead to his escape from the Matrix and into the real world, therefore living the "truth of reality"."


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Captain Matrix Obvious is...Captain Matrix Obvious. True story!

[–]UnimpressedAsshole6 points7 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

"In nature, the law is eat or be eaten. In human society, the law is define or be defined."

[–]krinoman1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Ah man, you did a great job here. It always seemed to me that painting the Red Pill as only a "self improvement sub" was making it more pc for readers who can't handle straightforward discussion of these types of topics. It's as if they wanted to make the pill easier to swallow for those who aren't ready to take it.

Also thanks for warning others of writing those typical "too much xyz here these days", "it used to be better" etc. That is also a way to discreetly shame guys who come here to talk about painful and embarrassing experiences. This honest discussion can only happen with the anonymity that reddit provides and the attitude that this sub demands.

Thanks again for the rules, you are doing your job as a mod and giving this community order and direction so that it won't be hijacked by pc subscribers into something different.

[–]TheRationalMale.comRollo-Tomassi3 points4 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

For the new subscribers –

The Evolution of Game:

At its root level Game is a series of behavioral modifications to life skills based on psychological and sociological principles to facilitate intersexual relations between genders.

[–]FortunateBum3 points4 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

As always, anybody trying to police tone or show concern that there's "too much of xyz" going on.. they'll be deleted and banned immediately. I don't have time for that shit. Anybody who says we've focused too much on one thing lately and things "used to be better" doesn't know shit and hasn't been here long enough to know fuck all. Men's rights, red and blue pill examples, and field reports are all core content that belong here.

I don't know who you are. I don't know what you want,


I like your moderating abilities.

Some guys want to vent to a receptive audience.

Fucking let them.

This is the only place on earth where that's possible.

Give them that luxury at least.

[–]2johnnight1 point2 points  (2 children) | Copy Link

What happened? +1440 in a day?

I was enjoing the slow growth recently...

[–]ANakedBear5 points6 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Some one made a rant about us in the right place or something.

Only time will tell if they are people thinking of taking the red pill or just gawkers.

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[–]Dreamtrain7 points8 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

You'll find that more often than not. When people in other subreddits are being sincere about attraction and having others respect you, the advice they give you pretty much is the same RP says and others will agree, but only as long as you don't call it RP or use RP terminology, if you do you'll be demonized and what you type will be pretty much disregarded, no matter how true or right it is.

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This is what I had been thinking since the recent influx sparked apologistic threads, while self-improvement is a major element of RP and I agred with what people were saying, it somehow seemed off. I'm glad this is being addressed and by a mod no less.

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Well said. I like to think of it as understanding human nature. To look beyond what I'm told into what I see.

[–]Lithiumthium1 point2 points  (1 child) | Copy Link

stands up and claps loudly

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'Woohhs!' even though it's inappropriate.

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Also, newbies should note that TRP are mostly observers. TRP does not recruit. And the official stance of TRP is to confine discussions within its own forums and to not invade other forums. This is not a movement. People here simply observe what happens and comment on it.

TRP is amoral. Just because there are examples of women who execute short term strategies (ex: is promiscuous with many men, ends up a single mom) and gets poor long term results (can't find any good men any more because she is aging, looks are fading, and has a kid), that doesn't mean we hate her nor does it mean we hate women. People will have varying opinions on the situation. TRP is more about the cause and effect, or the action and the reaction, that is most likely to happen in real life.

TRP did not cause men to dislike this single mom. It is just our observation that most men don't like single mothers. Our numbers are way too small to matter, and we do not invade other forums advertising our ideas. The ideas here are contained to this little corner of the Internet. Chances are you will never meet an active TRP member in real life. Most people here probably wish that the Disney fantasy of "happily ever after" for everybody is true. But it just doesn't match reality.

We just believe that knowing the most likely consequences from each action will allow people to make more favorable decisions. It doesn't mean that we believe those consequences are fair or just. Most people here would say that life is unfair and unjust. It is just that those are the consequences that are likely, based on observations on what ordinary people (non-TRP members) do.

[–]deville050 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

i'd like to say that its not just women, everybody wants to control somebody else. when you are a kid, your parents control you. when you become a teenager, they just dont stop automatically. they are still in control mode and thats why teenagers rebel... to regain control as individuals who realize that their life is theirs. you grow up feeling this lack of control over your own life whether its the system or your college or your work. and then you step into a relationship with someone and there it is again. but make no mistake unless someone is physically abusing your and walking you on a leash, control is also a lot about how much you let someone do it to you. those of us here who see the truth, know that if we were in a shitty relationship, its because we GAVE our control away because we got blinded by emotions, hence we dont think women are evil. we think women are women and we were stupid to think otherwise. now being emotionless is not what I advocate. but one should always strive to have their eyes and minds open when emotional. in the end either you give the control away and they take it all without being fair or you be the one who controls. how you choose to exercise your power will depend on what kind of a man you are

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

The red pill is the truth you must swallow. It is seeing the world for what it is and realizing that us humans are nothing more than animals. Women especially.

[–]Adroxiom0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

Times like these get me all mushy! Thanks TRP for changing my perspective and frame of mind over the last 5-6 months. The progress continues and the women are mounting.

[–]Aaron5650 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

Is there a way to have this pop up to non subscribers before they actually get to read anything else on the subreddit? This is absolutely essential material. Great work!

[–]NoLongerSisyphus0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

Because women aren't looking for satisfaction, they're looking for control.

...and if you give them this control, they will truly hate you for it.

[–]DiscreteOpinion0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

This is a fantastic write-up. I'd like to propose an edit.

So, why do we post about women's behavior? Because we're exposing the truth. Not the truth that women are worse than men- but instead that women are worse than our culture's idealistic view of women.

I would like to add, to the very end, the sentence: In other words, they are, in fact, regular human beings.

[–]87GNX0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

This is the best 'welcome to trp' post I've read.

[–]Weedwin310 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

i really like red pill, this is one of the best reddits, and i really like the way we talk about the behaviour of women in a evolutionary perspective, Most of the people here don't talk that way but, it's my favorite shit when it comes to posts, i'm glad i found this page this shit feels like home to me

[–]lurktrp0 points1 point  (3 children) | Copy Link

I'm not new to TRP. I lurk here all the time! I made a throwaway to comment though.

I think you guys are onto something big with the men's right movement, there's a lot of sense and coherency to most of it but there's still outliers who are attributed to /trp that bring it down (e.g. recently it's been that Elliot Rodgers kid).

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (2 children) | Copy Link

That Elliot Rodgers kid was messed up. He had nothing to do with TRP. Instead he was subscribed to PUAHate - he hated guys who tried to improve their game.

Moreover, TRP teaches you that life isn't fair but you have to make the best of what you've got - if you fail, dust yourself off, learn from the experience and keep trying.

This was the exact opposite of what Rodgers thought - he hated women who rejected him and he hated men that were successful with those women.

In the major media outlets, when they try to associate Rodgers with TRP it shows either their ignorance or their dishonesty.

[–]FallenHighSchoolJock-1 points0 points  (1 child) | Copy Link

Yah but Elliot Rodger revealed what modern society does to men.

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

You should watch the amazing atheists video on that kid. He was messed up all on his own. Society did very little to him.

[–]lurkeryouredumb0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

women cannot stand the idea of men getting together like this and discussing what we do


I was a lurker for a loooooong time before I made an account (ironically, to reply to an attention-grubbing woman's comments) and having been all over reddit and being maybe a hair older than the rest of the Red Pill population I've experienced only the finest in female double-standards.

Feminism and modern society have given bitches (and I use that term pragmatically) far too many breaks, so much so that there are very few safe spaces for men these days... we're practically an endangered species in the West.

The worst thing for feminized culture is a place for men to actually stand together to discuss it and to fight back against it.

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

Hear fucking hear, redpillschool, you old son of a bitch! Thank you for saying the things I am too stupid and lazy to articulate. It's a new level of consciousness boys, better buy in now while the gettin' is good before it is too late. Peace and love, much respec!

[–]SerSibs-1 points0 points  (30 children) | Copy Link

As an outside observer who just discovered the red pill yesterday, I'm confused about what the /r/redpill really wants. The goals for /r/theredpill are a bit vague. There isn't a test that anyone can do to tell if goal was achieved.

Say your goal is "How do I ensure a future with maximum prospects?" or "How do I protect myself as a man?". How would someone know that this goal has been actualized?

I can see people talk about how much better they feel and how much confidence and self-esteem they have while using the RP, but those things don't equate to real world results.

For example, a good goal would be observable by other people. "I want two of my children through college." "I want to form a relationship that will last the rest of my life." or "I want to have sex with 5 people by the end of the year."

True self-improvement has to have well-defined and observable goals. There has to be a way to know that you got there.

To have a "sexual strategy" to solve a problem, the problem has to be well-defined, otherwise it is just a hammer looking for a nail.

[–]TheSKSpecial16 points17 points  (8 children) | Copy Link

Say your goal is "How do I ensure a future with maximum prospects?" or "How do I protect myself as a man?". How would someone know that this goal has been actualized?

Simple. Do you feel like you have maximum prospects? Do you feel like you are better protected than you were when you started?

If so, good. You reached your goal. Make a new one. If not, you're not there yet. Keep going.

There is no RP "finish line".

[–]SerSibs-5 points-4 points  (7 children) | Copy Link

This probably works for some people, but I'm personally more results oriented. I want to see a goal with my eyes and not just feel it.

[–]ANakedBear8 points9 points  (6 children) | Copy Link

The goal is to feel it. You say this is the hammer, which might be a good analogy, but until you find your nails or goals, you won't need the hammer.

Are you happy with all aspects of your life? Start with that question and see what you come up with.

[–]SerSibs-3 points-2 points  (5 children) | Copy Link

Sure, I want to be happy, but I don't want the illusion of happiness without results to back it up.

[–]ANakedBear7 points8 points  (1 child) | Copy Link

All I can say to that is that only you know when that is.

[–]DanG36 points7 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Yeah, I used to debate with a bean counter type who worked for IBM all the time about "feeling," "peak experiences," etc. He always was challenging for data/evidence he could plot on a spreadsheet. Now that he is probably in the last years of his life, all he posts on FB are pictures of him and his grandchild. I guess he "got it" - finally.

[–]tallwheel1 point2 points  (2 children) | Copy Link

That's not the nature of happiness, though. Happiness is just a feeling of contentment with one's life. Happiness is not necessarily accompanied by an increase in your bank balance, or another one of your kids finishing school. If you need to have sex with 5 people by the end of the year to be happy, then TRP indeed will give you the tools to attempt to accomplish this, but in the end, you will probably be the only one who knows you had sex with 5 people, and you will be the only one who can decide whether that has made you happy or not.

[–]SerSibs0 points1 point  (1 child) | Copy Link

I think TRP is just not for me then. I want my happiness grounded in reality with goals that I can experience with my senses. I'm not interested in just an inner feeling of contentment. I can take pills for that.

[–]tallwheel2 points3 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

This isn't even about TRP. This is about the nature of happiness. In fact, in the above post, I said that TRP will give you the tools to accomplish your goals. The above is just the way I see happiness as a concept, and has nothing to do with my views on TRP.

[–]Modredpillschool[S] 13 points14 points  (4 children) | Copy Link

The goal of having 2 children get through college first poses the question: Can I have two children safely? Do I want two children? Will that make me happy?

Of course these are questions everybody has to answer for themselves. We're not purporting to have those answers, nor are we suggesting there's a right or wrong answer to these questions. We're an open discussion about strategy that helps you learn how to answer them for yourself.

So yes, make goals. Make them well defined. No problem with that.

[–]that_czech_dude8 points9 points  (2 children) | Copy Link

True self-improvement has to have well-defined and observable goals. There has to be a way to know that you got there.

Well you defined yourself a framework and methology for your life goals. Good for you.

The goals for /r/theredpill are a bit vague

RP's sexual strategies, tactics, hints -- those are just tools. You are free human. You can use them, or not. It's up to you.

RP gives you support, know-how and know-why, guidance and camaraderie. But your life mission, your shit is entirely yours. RP doesn't give you any goals whatsoever.

[–]SerSibs-5 points-4 points  (1 child) | Copy Link

Tools to do what? To see it from my perspective, imagine going to and seeing, "This product will help protect yourself as a man." or "This will ensure a future with maximum prospects?". What are they really selling?

[–]Modredpillschool[S] 7 points8 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

We're teaching hand positioning for piano lessons. What you play with it is up to you.

[–]3rdweal4 points5 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Have a look at the sidebar, this is addressed in the last link under "Required Theory Reading"

[–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

See it as beneficial discussion for men who are on the same wavelength.

If I'm with a mindset that fits mostly with the people on this sub, I'll take their advice much more seriously in all matters. If you limit the discussion to strictly defined problems and goals you won't have much worthwhile discussion.

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

The point is TRP is not a movement. TRP does not have any goals. We do not recruit (membership only increases when other subreddits like to TRP). We do not try to influence how the rest of society behaves, we only observe and comment on it. We have no influence anyways, 60k subscribers is nothing, and only a tiny fraction of them are active.

TRP is simply here for people to discuss stuff without political correctness clouding things. People can set their own measurable, well defined goals.

[–]TRP VanguardCyralea0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

That's not necessarily the case. Look at the bulk of academic research. It's knowledge for knowledges' sake. Most new discoveries about some minor activity of a novel protein isn't discovered with an endgame in mind. It's discovered so that at some later point in time someone might use that information to further a goal.

That's precisely what TRP knowledge amounts to. "Here is how the world actually works" is what we offer, you can use that as you need to better pursue your goals.

[–]525760780 points1 point  (2 children) | Copy Link

Why is everyone down-voting this guy? He's only trying to understand, and asking some questions. Since when are questions a problem?

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


What is this?

[–]525760780 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

Ah, good. Thanks for clarifying. I wasn't aware of any of that. I guess I better start reading that sidebar. :-)

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