Great book about understanding necessary principles. Whether you agree with the principles in the book or not, one cannot help but heed the great practical insight and wisdom..not so much for manipulative purposes but more so for understanding and defending yourself from predatory energies on your life path.
I heard about this book on one of my favorite radio talk shows. The host encouraged listeners to not use this book to harm others but as a tool to identify behaviors in others so you will know how to respond and conduct yourself around people with agendas. So Amazon was the first place I came to get a feel on what folks really think. I bought the book and began reading it with the intent as suggested by the talk show host and I am enjoying it. I enjoy the historical transgressions and observances of each law and the interpretations. I still see the scriptures as a blueprint on how to conduct myself in every aspect of my life, but I do enjoy this book.
Thank you Robert for telling it like it is. I wish I have read it many, many years ago. It should be taught to children who want to make something of themselves. I have to say that it is not that I am applying these rules; it is just that they made me more realistic.
Didn't really buy this to read. But it mainly so I have an "f off" gift to give someone else. As other viewers of stated the book is self-contradicting and perhaps a middle schooler's take on Machiavelli. Perfect for the self-important Manchild in your life.
I purchased this book for my son, whom I have tried for years and years to get interested in reading for pleasure. He first read the 33 Strategies of War by the same author and finds this book to his liking as well. That's all I need to know.
I will read it after he finishes
I'm 21 in college, and I feel that this book helps me navigate through life and deal with people. Some say this but can be very manipulative which I understand, but I think these laws are applied through certain cases. Besides, that's life, people can be very individualistic and may try to manipulate you, that book can help you spot the bs. Overall, a solid book, my copy is will always be at hand for reference.