Neil Darrow Strauss, also known by the pen names Style and Chris Powles is an American author, journalist and ghostwriter. He is best known for his book The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists, in which he describes his experiences in the seduction community in an effort to become a "pick-up artist."
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The book that’s most influenced me. – source
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I give On the Shortness of Life away a lot. – source
Excerpt from Maxims: And Reflections Upon ManThe family of La Rochefoucauld is one of the most ancient and illustrious in France. Its founder, according to Andrew Du Chesne, was one Foucauld, or Fulk, a cadet, as is supposed, of the house of Lusignan, or Lezignem, and connected with the ancient Dukes of Guienne, who appears, about the period A. D. ...
The central idea is that, unbeknownst to us, there’s a lot of violence in the way we communicate with others—and with ourselves. – source
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A good book to appreciate. – source
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I think it’s an analogy for that choice we all have in life: Are you going to fulfill your potential? Or, are you just going to give into the peer pressure of the moment and become nothing? – source
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