“..Don’t put fire in the hands,
of the weak and faint, of the weak and frail.” – from some old song by The Mission UK
History is sexy. History is scary. History is strange, it can roar like a canon fired, it can softly purr like a baby tiger, but the one thing it truly is not, is ‘boring’.
If it’s ‘boring’ then either you aren’t reading it right, or it’s because you allowed others to teach it to you as a boring thing and you did not capture your birthright, the ability to make it come alive for you. But now is the hour that you take it back.
A growing theme floating in the “Blogsphere”, particularly the “manosphere” is the sentiment that things are falling appart, that to some degree “our civilization is falling”
An inchoate sentiment with some, with others a sharply defined and vivid understanding. A question to you, reading this, do you think our world is falling apart? Do you think that out civilization is crumbling, things are spinning out of control?
When I ask myself that question, well maybe they are, and maybe they aren’t, and maybe they are but this chaos around us will lead to an order.
Whether it’s an order you or I want to live in is another question, but consider this – perhaps this has all happened before..
I’m going to share something with you brief but that’s really incredibly powerful, if you flesh it out and do it, and do it well. It’s a secret that is so very simple, yet the powers of insight it can give you may seem almost occult. It was taught to me by a far more astute man than I could hope to be, and on learning it when reading older books I’ve noticed that the authors as well mention similar tricks in passing, or by subtle allusion.
Flat out, a careful study of literature and history will teach you more about seduction, persuasion, business, war, power and politics, than you could ever dream of. But you have to unlock it. And let’s look at how..