Art of Seduction: An Indispensible Primer on the Ultimate Form of Power

November 1, 2019 - Comment

Robert Greene’s previous best seller, The 48 Laws of Power, distilled 3,000 years of scheming into a guide People praised as “beguiling… literate… fascinating” and Kirkus denounced as “an anti-Book of Virtues.” In Art of Seduction, Greene returns with a new instruction audiobook on the most subtle, elusive, and effective form of power because seduction

Robert Greene’s previous best seller, The 48 Laws of Power, distilled 3,000 years of scheming into a guide People praised as “beguiling… literate… fascinating” and Kirkus denounced as “an anti-Book of Virtues.”

In Art of Seduction, Greene returns with a new instruction audiobook on the most subtle, elusive, and effective form of power because seduction isn’t really about sex. It’s about manipulating other people’s greatest weakness: their desire for pleasure.

Synthesizing the work of thinkers including Freud, Diderot, Nietzsche, and Einstein, reporting the enticing strategies of characters throughout history, The Art of Seduction is a comprehensive guide to getting what we want any way we can.

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Anonymous says:

On the book, and people complaining that it’s a psychopath how to guide… Let me say that the rules in this book are tried and true throughout history, and are still being used successfully to this day. Now a lot of people are complaining that this book is a how to guide to being a sociopath. If you approach it from the perspective that you should follow every rule to the T….then yes, this is that, but the reality is that you should take note on these tactics and employ them piecemeal to succeed in seduction and gaining power. You can use these tactics for good as…

Anonymous says:

Sensationalist musings on the dark side of human nature; not to be taken as a guide This book is formatted as a list of principles of seduction, with each principle having its own chapter full of stories, quotes, and historical anecdotes. The writing style is sensationalist – the best way I can describe it is to imagine that a cartoon supervillain is giving you advice on relationships.It is interesting, but it would be foolish to see it as a literal how-to guide for seduction.The reason I say this is that if you take the “principles” too literally and…

Anonymous says:

Scary, but better have and not need than to need and not have. It’s fairly insidious, but if for no other reason than to recognize the techniques, it’s very useful knowledge. Great book.

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