The Art of Seduction
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The Art of Seduction is a masterful synthesis of the work of thinkers such as Freud, Ovid, Kierkegaard, and Einstein, as well as the achievements of the greatest seducers throughout history. Female dandies Marlene Dietrich and Lou von Salome were both non-conformists in their attire and attitude.
If you're going to be anything other than a hermit, you'll need to use some of the skills outlined here at one point or another in your life to deal with different people. But if it is the hand-maiden or servant of creative individuation, then it is conventional morality that might stand in the dock. A difference with the Rake is that while the Rake’s insolence is tied to conquering a woman, the insolence of the Dandy is aimed at society and conventions: it’s not a woman he’s trying to conquer, but a whole social world.
The New Prude: excessively concerned with their outward appearance, underneath they want to release, but they fear judgement.
The little side note quote and stories are a must read, don't skip over them, too wonderful you'd miss a whole level to the book. The first move to master is simple: once you have chosen the right person, you must make the target come to you. Something mystical can help block out the real world: astrology books, angelic imagery, mystical music from far away land.Your task as a seducer is to bring some flesh and blood into someone’s fantasy life by embodying a fantasy figure, or creating a scenario resembling that person’s dreams. He wasn’t seducing anyone, he was just busting a nut every other day coasting on his fame and on the women who went after him for his fame.