The Manipulated Man

April 22, 2016
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If you haven't read this book yet, read it. Seriously, what are you still doing here?

Excerpt:

THE SLAVE'S HAPPINESS

The lemon-colored MG skids across the road and the woman driver brings it to a somewhat uncertain halt. She gets out and finds her left front tire flat. Without wasting a moment she prepares to fix it: she looks towards the passing cars as if expecting someone. Recognizing this standard international sign of woman in distress ('weak female let down by male technology'), a station wagon draws up. The driver sees what is wrong at a glance and says comfortingly, 'Don't worry. We'll fix that in a jiffy' To prove his determination, he asks for her jack. He does not ask if she is capable of changing the tire herself because he knows - she is about thirty, smartly dressed and made-up - that she is not. Since she cannot find a jack, he fetches his own, together with his other tools. Five minutes later the job is done and the punctured tire properly stowed. His hands are covered with grease. She offers him an embroidered handkerchief, which he politely refuses. He has a rag for such occasions in his tool box. The woman thanks him profusely, apologizing for her `typically feminine' helplessness. She might have been there till dusk, she says, had he not stopped. He makes no reply and, as she gets back into the car, gallantly shuts the door for her. Through the wound-down window he advises her to have her tire patched at once and she promises to get her garage man to see to it that very evening. Then she drives off.

As the man collects his tools and goes back to his own car, he wishes he could wash his hands. His shoes - he has been standing in the mud while changing the tire - are not as clean as they should be (he is a salesman). What is more, he will have to hurry to keep his next appointment. As he starts the engine he thinks, `Women! One's more stupid than the next'. He wonders what she would have done if he had not been there to help. He puts his foot on the accelerator and drives off - faster than usual. There is the delay to make up. After a while he starts to hum to himself. In a way, he is happy.

Almost any man would have behaved in the same manner - and so would most women. Without thinking, simply because men are men and women so different from them, a woman will make use of a man whenever there is an opportunity. What else could the woman have done when her car broke down? She has been taught to get a man to help. Thanks to his knowledge he was able to change the tire quickly - and at no cost to herself. True, he ruined his clothes, put his business in jeopardy, and endangered his own life by driving too fast afterwards. Had he found something else wrong with her car, however, he would have repaired that, too. That is what his knowledge of cars is for. Why should a woman learn to change a flat when the opposite sex (half the world's population) is able and willing to do it for her?

Women let men work for them, think for them and take on their responsibilities - in fact, they exploit them. Yet, since men are strong, intelligent and imaginative, while women are weak, unimaginative, and stupid, why isn't it men who exploit women?

Could it be that strength, intelligence, and imagination are not prerequisites for power but merely qualifications for slavery? Could it be that the world is not being ruled by experts but by beings who are not fit for anything else - by women? And if this is so, how do women manage it so that their victims do not feel themselves cheated and humiliated, but rather believe to be themselves what they are least of all - masters of the universe? How do women manage to instil in men this sense of pride and superiority that inspires them to ever greater achievements?

Why are women never unmasked?

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Title The Manipulated Man
Author redpillschool
Upvotes 96
Comments 31
Date April 22, 2016 1:31 AM UTC (5 years ago)
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[–]Docbear6440 points41 points  (12 children) | Copy Link

Probably one of the most revealing things to me while listening to the audio book for this was the point where it talks about how much poetry has been offered up and written on the existence of women and how that isn't reciprocated even nearly as much on the nature of men.

In my bluest of days i wrote lots of poetry for my highschool sweetheart and she reciprocated . I didn't notice it at the time but our poetry was different in what it depicted. Whereas i wrote on the beauty of her very existence, her eyes, her lips, her smile , who she was and what she represented to me.

Her poetry in comparison was more like a list of my deeds or expressions of joy over the things i did. What i had done .

It's one of those things i realize now years later and understand that truly she didn't love me for who i was but what i did , how i made her feel, i was a lovely joyous toy for a time ... She loved the idea and actions of me , never truly the person that i am.

[–]tb8767012 points13 points  (1 child) | Copy Link

Very insightful, it's not the man the woman falls for but what the man has done.

[–]IAMAwhitecismaleAMA9 points10 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

That's why my tinder bio is mostly about cool shit I did.

[–]Rebikhan8 points9 points  (2 children) | Copy Link

This is why I love the red pill. Little insights you never think about. The phrase "men are the true romantics" is thrown around here, but I can find no starker evidence than the mountains of poetry written by men about women and the absolute dearth of prose going in the opposite direction.

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

I mean, theirs tons of poetry and songs about women being alpha widowed by their bad boy AF.

[–]yomo860 points1 point  (1 child) | Copy Link

Men write about men: Hamlet, Beowulf, Faust Men write about women: Romeo & Juliet, Forrest Gump, I love thee. Women write only about women: Fifty Shades, almost all PhD thesis of women are about women's issues etc.

Women are pragmatics when it comes to love.

[–]bluecantuesday1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

counterpoints:

  • frankenstein

  • interview with a vampire

  • harry potter

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[–]Docbear640 points1 point  (3 children) | Copy Link

Thanks for showing the thread you have no literacy skills but i clearly state that i expressed to her who she was and what she meant to me. You want so badly to point out an issue wit my thoughts you overlook my purpose. I wasn't pointing out her eyes because they were beautiful i pointed them out because they were the eyes of the woman i love , the smile of the woman who at the time was my angel. She was beautiful not just because she was beautiful but because she meant so much to me it made her beautiful .

Meanwhile i was a bouquet of flowers in a crowded square where everyone marveled, i was ice cream on a bad day , i was a phone call after a long day.

Someone is bitter , i'm guessing no ones thought you were worthy enough to even write poetry about your deeds, huh?

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[–]RedMoonAscendant1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Jesus. The entire sidebar has been forced to the front page for 3 days and you haven't even read the first item.

[–]WhySoRuff6 points7 points  (2 children) | Copy Link

They are never unmasked because we always want to see the positive in their actions. Men hamster away womens negative behavior because angels are supposed to act like angels. The more angelic the woman, the more inclined the man will be to keep her image intact.

[–]krsuma2 points3 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Halo effect at its full glory.

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

Femininity is female power. A man is willing to help, protect, and provide for a feminine woman. In return, the feminine woman cares for him, nurtures him, and rears his children. This is the natural balance. It's not "slavery" like the author describes because the woman has an important role too.

If the woman deserts her role, she actually loses all her power. When she embraces feminism and competes with masculinity, she's setting herself up for failure. Most men don't want to date, marry, or have children with feminists (and most feminists don't want to do the latter two any way).

The reason feminists are so loud and pushy is because they need to be. It's a survival instinct. The instinctive reaction to feminism is disgust, so they need to be extra obnoxious to get attention. They need to be extra pushy to get what they want because men don't feel the masculine desire to help these creatures. Even the way they dress proves this. Blue hair, tattoos, bright make up, all ways to compensate for the lack of attention caused by deserting femininity.

Case in point - how many of you would pull over if you saw a butch, pant-wearing, blue haired feminist with a flat? How many of you would pull over for a feminine girl with long hair wearing a skirt or dress?

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

Why are women never unmasked?

We all wear masks. It's just a matter of whose mask is most convincing.

TRP is just as amoral as the women we swoon, so I see no point in demonizing them. It's called the game for a reason, you either win or you die a sore loser. It never should be personal.

[–][deleted] 6 points7 points  (1 child) | Copy Link

I preach it every time I can. This one book should be the #1 for every married guy on MRP. I read it every 6 months.

It gives you the lens from which you can view the rest of this, without thinking it's just angry boys being angry.

It's the TRP glengarry, glen ross speech, and I for one, don't want the steak knives

[–]Modredpillschool[S] 3 points4 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

It gives you the lens from which you can view the rest of this, without thinking it's just angry boys being angry.

And this is why I keep it in the sidebar in the "New Here" section, even above the required reading!

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

Women need men. There is a unspoken rule, that women can do everything a man can except when they can't. And when that occurs, its up to men to step in and finish the job. Women are the kids in the sandbox and we are the adults.

Knowing this, women will continuously marginalize men, to extract as much as easily and as quickly as possible whenever needed. It's up to us to see through the game. We are the prize. And no matter what women say, they are only offering up their bodies for our help, they are our prey. But, lets not forget our true nature either, we are the wolves, the hunters, the gatherers. If you see something you like, take it, don't think about what it has to say, sheep don't talk to wolves.

[–][deleted] 15 points16 points  (6 children) | Copy Link

Women are never unmasked because they decieve. They're demons that hide behind an angelic facade. I've never been hurt or used by a girl because my mom told me not to trust them from a young age, and I've also never really cared. Low empathy and all that jazz. But, I remember how angry reading this book for the first time made me. All men, constantly controlled by inferior irrational sociopathic beings. Aka women.

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[–]IAMAwhitecismaleAMA3 points4 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

It just means she's on your team more than she's on the women's team. My mother was opposite.

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

Yeah, I love/care for my mom. Only woman I have any genuine affection for. I'm quite polite to older women though, so all her friends and old ladies love me lmao. I have no reason to use asshole game on old women. They're too old for me to derive any pleasure from it. Young chicks though? Garbage, fuck em. I mean women in general are garbage, but older women tend to be very nice and give me lots of free shit so they get a slight pass. The perks of being adorable and charismatic.

[–]yomo860 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

In a perfect world: mom told girls to only fuck when really in love, dad told the girl about the dangers of horny chads.

Mom told the boys about the deceiving nature of women, dad told the boy about how to chase women and when to cut ties.

[–]HappyScribe2 points3 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

You might enjoy M.E. Thomas's Confessions of a Sociopath.

It could easily have been titled, Confessions of a Typical Woman

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

It's not their mask, it's your own filter.

It takes a lot of delusion to hide from their reality, and you can't blame them for it, at the end of the day, it's on you

[–]mikesteane2 points3 points  (1 child) | Copy Link

I would recommend The Polygamous Sex by the same author, if you can get hold of a copy.

[–]1ItsTheHomeWrecker4 points5 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

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[–]j0hnan0n2 points3 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

since men are strong, intelligent and imaginative, while women are weak, unimaginative, and stupid, why isn't it men who exploit women?

We have all the strength and intelligence. What could we possibly exploit from them? What benefit is there in them that we could extract? In order to exploit something, it has to have something which you lack. I cannot exploit a desert in order to slake my thirst; I must find water. The desert has nothing to give, thus I cannot exploit it.

Make sense?

I mean, I see your larger point, but that particularly line seems to miss the history prior to western feminization. What feminists call 'patriarchy' is society where neither gender is exploited, but rather, that both put their strengths to good use. (This isn't to say that atrocities didn't occur; they did. But I'd argue that those atrocities are due to individual evils, rather than systemic societal ones. Either way, not the point.)

[–]unicorn-carousel1 point2 points  (0 children) | Copy Link

Women let men work for them, think for them and take on their responsibilities - in fact, they exploit them. Yet, since men are strong, intelligent and imaginative, while women are weak, unimaginative, and stupid, why isn't it men who exploit women?

I think anger phase is strongly characterized by refusing to do anything to give value to women. The end is realizing they have different value for trade. Back when I orbited chicks, I never let them walk all over me and I cut them off if they were too rude (e.g. flaky). But they'd call me to hang out for fun too and give me some social proof. So yea... I'd help them build dressers or fix their computer and not overtly try to fuck in exchange, recently I recall the mutual friends and parties and things they gave me access to, that I don't have without them.

I'll nope the fuck out of any person who tries to take from me without reciprocating. So it's valuable to unmask the manipulations of women, but also to use that knowledge in negotiation instead of embargo. Manipulate them instead... it need not be malicious, might even be fun if they are game aware (Patrice O'Neal and his girl come to mind).

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

Thanks for the link. I can't get the sidebar to work in my browser, but this one did. Printed and on my desk now to read.

[–]DysfunctionalBrother0 points1 point  (0 children) | Copy Link

There are too many reasons to list.

One reason is apparances and conditioning. Women appear weak and harmless, but they are great seducers and manipulators, especially in this day and age where it is almost encouraged for a man to let himself be manipulated.

Another reason is ego, as men we have quite fragile egos and the idea of someone physically weaker or less intelligent ruling over us would seem absurd since women are portrayed as innocent damsels in distress or victims that can do no wrong.

You can kill a man, but you can't kill an idea.

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