As we progress through the 48 Laws of Power, or in this case the 48 Laws of Marriage, you will begin to see a web being spun; laws connecting, splitting off of, and running parallel with other laws. As you study these laws, take time to reflect on the sum of the lessons and see the tapestry they weave. Continue reading “The 48 Laws of Marriage: Law 5”
“Without concealment there is no space for expression. Not all words are shared.
Word must arise from concealing silence in order to resonate. Concealment is the method of controlled communication, whether communication of existence or redirection of connection. Concealment is deliberation, it is precision, it is the beginning of skill.
Concealment protects truth in time of war through the hoisting of deliberate false flags, designed to mislead and redirect the adversary away from vital plans and secrets. Thereby the momentum of justice is preserved in alliance against the depredations of tyrants.
Concealment advances survival by preventing revelation of the existence of prey. The dappled coat of the deer blends with the fluttered leaves of autumn, and its frozen stillness keeps it hidden from the searching gaze of a passing cougar that the deer cannot outrun or fight.
You will not always be the most powerful actor in the fields and forests of the dark world.
Concealment is a subtle Way that you must master.”
Being able to effectively conceal your intentions gives you power. Continue reading “The 48 Laws of Marriage: Law 3 & 4”
Strap yourselves in, men. We got a lot to discuss today regarding this law and a lot of uncomfortable territory to explore. You may even find yourself being forced to make some tough choices in order to preserve the very foundation of your marriage.
Go back to the law at the top of this article and read both parts of it again, taking time to ponder on the implications and ramifications of both.
Never put too much trust in friends.
Learn how to see enemies. Continue reading “The 48 Laws of Marriage: Law 2”
I’m not going to spend a lot of time on the background of the 48 Laws of Power, but suffice to say if you are planning on maintaining proper frame with your wife and blowing her shit tests out of the water, you need at least a rudimentary understanding of these Machiavelli principles. Continue reading “The 48 Laws of Marriage: Law 1”