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The Art of Seduction - The Anti-Seducer Summary & Analysis

Robert Greene (author)
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The Anti-Seducer Summary and Analysis

The author defines honesty as anti-seductive and therefore a quality that the readers should all root out of themselves, learning to never believe their true motives. Greene also directly attacks morality in this chapter, citing anything and anyone that does not play along with seduction as being the ones who are wrong. Greene argues that to defy the rules of seduction is to commit the dreaded error of not playing along and ruining an otherwise good time.

Contradiction surfaces, however, when he refers to the habitual affection between spouses. This indicates that, despite his powerful arguments about seduction, he might harbor some belief in true love.

Even so, his message seems more to be that the best real life victories are secured and held by seductive methods whether based upon sincerity or artifice.

In this chapter he tells his...

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