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The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by Chemist009(m): 8:20am On Jan 13
..... Some call it cunning,definitely ruthless...to some,it's amoral while to millions,it's a lifesaver.... That's how controversial Robert Greene's classic: The 48 Laws Of Power actually turns out to become. But in my own opinion,hmmmm! A masterstroke.
My favourite Laws are: Law 4:Always say less than necessary and Law 9:Win through your actions,never through argument. So,which of these sophisticated laws is your favourite?

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by madridguy(m): 8:22am On Jan 13
Attachment enclosed.

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by Chemist009(m): 8:25am On Jan 13
Cover page

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by johnbuck81(m): 8:43am On Jan 13
law 40
despise the free lunch.

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by Bugatie(m): 7:19am On Jan 14
That book is one of my best reads.

Law 5: So much depends on reputation – guard it with your life.

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by queenfav(f): 7:19am On Jan 14
Never outshine the master

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by dingbang(m): 7:19am On Jan 14
You should have listed all the laws...


That way we could take a pick.. Not all must have read the book


List of the 48 laws of power..

1. Never outshine the master

2. Never put too much trust in friends, learn how to use enemies

3. Conceal your intentions.

4. Always say less than necessary

5. So much depends on reputation. Gaurd it with your life

6. Create an air of mystery


7. Get others to do the work for you, but always take the credit

8. Make other people come to you. Use bait if necessary


9. Win through your actions, never through arguments.


10. Infection: avoid the unhappy and unlucky

11. Learn to keep people dependent on you.

12. Use selective generosity and honesty to disarm your victim

13. When asking for help, appeal to their self interest, not to their mercy or gratitude

14. Pose as a friend, work as a spy


15. Crush your enemy totally


16, use absence to increase respect and honor


17. Keep others in suspense, cultivate an air of unpredictability


18. Do not build fortresses to protect thyself, isolation is dangerous


19. Know who you are dealing with. Do not offend the wrong person. (Sadly, the Nigerian police are fond of being foolish at this..)


20. Do not commit to anyone ( loverboys have you heard)

21. Play a sucker to catch a sucker : seem dumber than your mark

22.Use the surrender tactic, transform weakness into power

23. Concentrate your forces


24. Play the perfect courtier


25. Re-create yourself


26. Keep your hands clean


27. Play one people's need to believe to create a cultlike following

28, enter action with boldness

29. Plan all the way to the end

30. Make your accomplishments seem effortless

31. Control the options: get others to play with the cards you deal.

32. Play to people's fantasies


33. Discover each man's thumbscrew


34. Be royal in your own fashion: act like a king to be treated like one


35. Master the art of timing.

36. Disdain things you cannot have: ignoring them is the best revenge.

37. Create compelling spectacles


38. Think as you like, but behave like others.

39. Stir up waters to catch fish


40. Despise the free lunch( slay queens will not listen)


41. Avoid stepping into a great man's shoes


42: strike the shepherd and the sheep will scatter


43: work on the hearts and minds of others.


44. Disarm and infuriate with the mirror effect

45. Preach the need for change, but never reform too much at once ( APC fooled us)

46. Never appear too perfect


47. Do not go past the mark you aimed for; in victory, learn where to stop


48. Assume formlessness

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by starpower(m): 7:19am On Jan 14
Never outshine the master

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by Emmyk(m): 7:20am On Jan 14
Law 13: When Asking for Help, Appeal to People’s Self-Interest, Never to their Mercy or Gratitude
If you need to turn to an ally for help, do not bother to remind him of your past assistance and good deeds. He will find a way to ignore you. Instead, uncover something in your request, or in your alliance with him, that will benefit him, and emphasize it out of all proportion. He will respond enthusiastically when he sees something to be gained for himself.

Law 16: Use Absence to Increase Respect and Honor
Too much circulation makes the price go down: The more you are seen and heard from, the more common you appear. If you are already established in a group, temporary withdrawal from it will make you more talked about, even more admired. You must learn when to leave. Create value through scarcity.

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by Danchoco(m): 7:21am On Jan 14
Thought
Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by temmypotter(m): 7:21am On Jan 14
Law 38

Think as you like, but behave like others

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by Nwachi22(f): 7:21am On Jan 14
Chemist009:
..... Some call it cunning,definitely ruthless...to some,it's amoral while to millions,it's a lifesaver.... That's how controversial Robert Greene's classic: The 48 Laws Of Power actually turns out to become. But in my own opinion,hmmmm! A masterstroke.
My favourite Laws are: Law 4:Always say less than necessary and Law 9:Win through your actions,never through argument. So,which of these sophisticated laws is your favourite?
Never outshine your oga.

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by DollarAngel(m): 7:21am On Jan 14
Buhari is my favorite

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by nenergy(m): 7:21am On Jan 14
Good read for Nigerian politicians and business men in cutthroat industries. The book has an evil aura and the author doesn't look like someone who practise his laws. grin


“Everyone assumes I practise all of my own laws but I don’t. I think anybody who did would be a horrible ugly person to be around"
- Robert Green

Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/authorinterviews/9695967/Why-Robert-Greene-isnt-who-you-think.html

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by Walexey(m): 7:22am On Jan 14
#team never outshine the master.

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by JuanJO(m): 7:22am On Jan 14
Fulani Herdsmen is with the Flag of power now.

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by sunnywhyt007: 7:22am On Jan 14
observing.......
Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by H2Ossss(m): 7:23am On Jan 14
"your reputation is everything... guard it with your life"... used this line to score points in an interview... lol

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by BruncleZuma: 7:23am On Jan 14
Number 49.

Write a book filled with anecdotes that'll pass as wise words and make money through it.

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by ekoson95(m): 7:23am On Jan 14
Cush your enemy totally.

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by Datazone(m): 7:23am On Jan 14
Law 5: So much depends on reputation – guard it with your life.

Law 42: Strike the shepherd and the sheep will scatter.

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by goldtooth: 7:23am On Jan 14
Never outshine the master angry

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by Waynbella(m): 7:24am On Jan 14
law 2019 -NEVER BE FOOLED AGAIN.

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by FortifiedCity: 7:25am On Jan 14
nenergy:
Good read for Nigerian politicians and business men in cutthroat industries. The book has an evil aura.
I really do not need to see Robert Greene to kno the kind of person he is.
But I can say he's more evil than good.

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by profstar(m): 7:25am On Jan 14
Law 2: Never put too much trust in friends, learn to use enemies

Meanwhile under law 12 back then when I was reading the book, and I saw "Open their shield with honesty, then deceive." I couldn't but wonder what is going on on the mind of the author, one thing for sure is, he is a criminal grin grin

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by khalleb(m): 7:25am On Jan 14
never outshine your master
Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by mys3ry(m): 7:25am On Jan 14
Never ever give the complete help someone ask from you, This will keep them dependent on you and therefore
making you relevant always in their lives. grin grin

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by wwwtortoise(m): 7:26am On Jan 14
49th......... booth Buhari outaa corridors of power.

2019 will decide.

PS: IF we all should adopt 50% of those laws in our lifestyle, believe me humanity will be lost.

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by FortifiedCity: 7:26am On Jan 14
sad

The author of that book has this evil aura which can be felt through reading his books.

I read one of his books, 'The art of Seduction' about 8 years ago and I started feeling so different from who I used to be. Nevertheless, I completed the massive book but picked the good points and dropped the bad ones

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Re: The 48 Laws Of Power- Which Of The Laws Is Your Favourite? by COOLDK(m): 7:26am On Jan 14
"KILL YOUR ENEMY TOTALLLY"

Thats my Fav kiss

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