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As I go through the emails, this guy had so many questions that I’d thought I’d answer here (in case others have similar questions!).
For your reading pleasure:
Regular text = Pooky Wooky
Bold text = The Questioner
OK to the point. I feel that all your posts are very… separate, a whirlwind of ideas which don’t fall into place and form some sort of context or “reality map” (I hate saying that). At least for me it hasn’t.
You are correct! When this blog started, I didn’t know what the heck I was doing. I just threw stuff up there. (Editor’s note: …yeah I noticed that too J).
“But you can throw stuff on Sosuave just as well, Mr. Pook.” Now, now, Sosuave is a ‘how to get girls’ forum. I already paid my dues there. Besides, I’d rather talk about other things then ‘how to get girls’ which, on Sosuave, I’d have little choice.
So I fashioned the Mill to be the point of this blog. The Mill is that maelstrom, that starry wheel, of the ancients. From the Mill, all astronomy, religion, art, and science revolved around. It is a union of Math and Art. It is the astral plane.
With all the anti-feminist pages out there, I chose a different path of waging war on Feminism through the Humanities. Imagine a well of wisdom that, from whoever drinks of it, becomes wise. Now imagine a source of that well, some mill trickling water into it. This is a wisdom blog.
Am I looking for a “philosophy” from your writings?
Should I stop looking to find some truth or answers from the collection of your sosuave posts?
Should I just take them as singular pieces of advice?
The puzzle is not Pook or his posts. The puzzle is Nature. All of the sosuave posts were ideas on the Puzzle of Nature. Some of the posts came up with only theories. Other posts identified laws (such as testosterone as the Secret of the Jerk).
For advice, follow the Pookish Commandments. They seem so trivial and ‘common sensical’, but they are the greatest regrets of old men. Take the first commandment: Be who you are. Most people don’t live like that. They care so much what other people think that they never do what they desire. What does it matter if you have a high paying job in a distinguished profession but you don’t desire it? WOMEN and OUTSIDERS might think you are a success but if you aren’t happy doing it, what the hell is the bloody point? As for the Second Pookish Commandment: Fight the Negativism, it sounds trivial but so many people retard their lives by their attitudes. I have found pessimists and chicken littles to be the grand losers in life. Besides, who wants to around a defeatist anyway?
“Self improvement,” as I’m still not quite sure what you mean by self improvement. Improve myself for what? A better bench press can be measured, memory can be improved, but what can I improve in my “self?” Aren’t I a constant? Isn’t my personality set from my experiences? Am I just evolving my outer self? What is “self improvement?”
Self-improvement is exactly how it sounds. It is not evolving your outer shell. It is growing a pearl inside the shell. Self-improvement is just self-actualization. You are becoming who you are! You are unleashing your soul. You are not bottling your soul so you pretend to be an image.
You don’t work out to turn your flesh into a masculine dress. You work out because you love it and because you have goals. I LOVE working out. I love how it makes me feel. I love the testosterone surging through my veins. It makes me happier, smarter, more action oriented, and just all around a more pleasant person to be around. The LOSER is someone who works out for the appearance alone (in other words, most women and idiotic males).
I hammered self-improvement on Sosuave because improving YOURSELF gave greater rewards than improving your GAME. With so much focus on manipulation strategies, you’d have a much more satisfying life and an automatic way to get women by improving yourself.
Self-improvement was a way of saying: “Invest time in yourself rather than investing time in girls.” Why? It is because girls come and go, but YOU are forever!
And finally “Nature.”
You always talk about “Nature,” but what do you mean by nature? Am I right in saying…Women are attracted to testosterone, (any fool knows this) this is nature at work? Right?
What else is Nature? Are we all completely “Nature” or is that what women are? Where does Nature work and apply?
Have you ever tried sailing a boat? You know that the sail must be adjusted to the wind. By harnessing Nature, you harness the wind to propel the boat. A sailor is working within the rules of Nature which is why he is a successful sailor. If a sailor decided to buck Nature, his boat wouldn’t be moving anywhere.
Some people believe they are so god-like in intelligence and wonder that the world ought to be manipulated into whatever shape they want. Xerxes believed this. He went to the beach, stared at the ocean, and said to the waves, “Thus far shall you come and no further!” The waves had no concern for Xerxes’ orders and moved in. If Xerxes didn’t suck in his pride and retreat from the waves, he would have drowned.
All science and humanity is based on unraveling the laws of Nature and using them how we see fit. We couldn’t have airplanes flying through the sky unless we uncovered many of the principals involved such as uplift and aerodynamics. We couldn’t have the Green Revolution unless we understood hybrid technologies and the principals of irrigation and fertilizer.
Our life standards improve when we harness Nature’s laws for own benefit like the sailor applying the sail to move the boat. My goal was never to tell you HOW to live but only reveal the laws operating under the process. WHY do girls go for jerks? I investigated until I found a satisfactory answer. WHY do married men routinely become fat, bald, and look like your ran them over with a steam-roller? There are reasons for things.
So what is ‘unnatural?’ Feminism is unnatural, that much is certain. Women trying to be manly and men trying to be womanly is unnatural. What is unnatural is the mockery and breaking of these laws. The result is always the same: unhappiness and despair.
The Nice Guy is an unnatural male. So there is no wonder that he is filled with unhappiness and despair. He is not obeying the laws of nature.
While Biology is about the laws concerning life (which genetics has now dominated), Physics being about the laws concerning motion, the Humanities are about the laws concerning Human Nature. History, Law, Language, and many other things hold the Humanities as their root. If the Humanities become corrupted, the rest will become corrupted as well.
When the U.S. Constitution was being written, the Constitutional Debate was essentially a debate about Human Nature. The U.S. Government has three branches because the framers knew that no one should hold all the power nor should it be split into two. I am told by a reliable source that present day Senators (each and every one of them) feel that they ought to be President (the House is more humble). So why is there only one President? It is because the framers knew there should only be one Commander-In-Chief, not a hundred. There must be one voice to command the troops. After all, Human Nature says there can only be one general, not a hundred. By obeying the laws of Human Nature, the U.S. Government has relatively endured. The point is that it is still around. If there was something seriously flawed, such a government would have collapsed such as the Soviet Union.
Like a building, our lives can collapse when we don’t obey the laws of Nature. “But I desire FREEDOM! I want to be FREE from these laws of Nature!” some might say. This is a major mistake. Life, liberty, and property do not exist because people made laws. It is the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand (as laws of Nature) that caused people to form laws in the first place.
The essence of freedom is obedience to Nature’s laws. This is why, in the Declaration of Independence, the British colonies cite Nature (and Nature’s God) as the authority for the dissolving of those political bands. I’m citing a political example because it’s well known and shows how this context is applied everywhere. Contrast this to those forums where there was a whole galaxy of ‘systems’ and ‘philosophies’ with no constants established, no revelations of reality, except which poster had the biggest ego…which revolved around those who believed they best manipulated the world.