The Best of Rational Male – Year One

The Best of Rational Male – Year One

The Basics

Plate Theory

Plugged-In

Unplugging

Game

Communication

Social Conventions

Hypergamy

Iron Rules of Tomassi

Mythology

The Feminine Imperative

If you have any other favorites that really spoke to you, but didn’t make my list, please link them and tell me how it helped.

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Kate
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Kate

You did all this in just a year? Nice collection! 🙂

Joe
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Joe

This is an outstanding collection of posts. Keep up the good work mate.

hiddenangles
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terrific!

Xence
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Xence

I, single guy, was just turned on to your site by a good married friend of mine. I know he wishes sites like this existed pre-marriage for him. 😉 Great site! Please keep up the good work.

FK890
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FK890

I’m not one to leave comments but for a website that has changed my life, I would have to make an exception. Thank you so much for these mind blowing pieces of work. Keep them coming

chirhomas
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chirhomas

Your writings have changed my life. Keep it up while I spread the good word.

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scottie pimpin
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scottie pimpin

Wow! I just read all this in the space of 48 hours and it has really opened my eyes thank you!

mr wazimbo
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mr wazimbo

Haha, totally convinced about the greatness of the ‘alpha male’ as all a woman ever wants. Well, the ‘alpha male’ is not much more then a woman’s disposable tampon. Easy to use, easy to dump. The ‘beta male’ is more difficult, as he is more interested in depth in relationships and something long term and love and love is a scary thing. So yes the beta gets less pussy but pussy is not his main interest anyway his main interest is the depth of the connection he can have with being with a woman.

mr wazimbo
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mr wazimbo

I’m quite happy that a guy like this didn’t found your blog in his younger years and decided to spend his time in the gym and start some business and earn lots of money just so he could fuck woman. He shines much brighter as he is now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8V94WQjMAw

I think the vision most people on this blog on what a man should be is very limited and narrow minded.

Tegra
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mr wazimbo, Quote: Haha, totally convinced about the greatness of the ‘alpha male’ as all a woman ever wants. Read the blog more carefully. AF/BB. Rollo never states that women only want AF. Quote2: Well, the ‘alpha male’ is not much more then a woman’s disposable tampon. Easy to use, easy to dump. Captain Obvious!? You’re alive! Quote3: The ‘beta male’ is more difficult, as he is more interested in depth in relationships and something long term and love and love is a scary thing. Different doesn’t always means difficult. Competing in other field. Just like you can’t compare soccer… Read more »

mr wazimbo
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mr wazimbo

Yes, I have opinions. No opinions allowed in a reply? I have more opinions: Like that all this differation between man and woman doesn’t make so much sense. People are complex mixtures of conventions, backgrounds, hormones, genes, brain chemistry, education, skills, affected by social environments etc. etc. and that makes up a Person. Why talk so much about ‘man’ and ‘woman’ Man should be like this, woman are like that, bla bla. Well guess what, what might work on one person might not work at all on an other. Why talk about games, competition, winning, losing, scoring? Why not talk… Read more »

Tegra
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Quote 1: Differation between man and woman doesn’t make so much sense Since we both agree that this is an opinion – why don’t you prove your point? If you don’t understand it, it doesn’t mean it is wrong. https://yourlogicalfallacyis.com/personal-incredulity Quote 2: People are complex mixtures of conventions, backgrounds, hormones, genes, brain chemistry, education, skills, affected by social environments etc. etc. and that makes up a Person. Yes they are, and when generalizing you should always be aware of that. But in studying dogs, one may assume all of them hear better than they see. Generally. And this is the… Read more »

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Vincent Lin
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Dude, reading your book now its the shit! Thanks man

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Noe M.
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Noe M.

Hey Everyone, Long time AFC, first time Alpha. I just want to say, I’ve grown to love the community. You guys are amazing. I also have something I hope you guys can help. To keep it short, a while back (5 months), I became reacquainted with an old friend, who used to be the girlfriend of my old friend, up until he cheated on her; or so she told me. Fast forward, we meet up for drinks on the basis of catching up and we ended up making out, which ultimately led to us getting out in my car. Things… Read more »

tegramorgannet
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tegramorgannet

To get a better answer you should probably go to red pill reddit. There is not enough info on her, so “probably” will become a star here. As far as I see it: She reconnected with you 5 month ago. Probably she has been checking her “surroundings” for some time. You are (most probably) one of her “cash in” pool. Of course you don’t know that. Probably she is in her epiphany right about now and on the lookout for the best BB she can find. This should be apparent to you because “when she wants to fuck you –… Read more »

NoMore Mr NiceGuy
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NoMore Mr NiceGuy

Hi Rollo, I’m a dedicated follower of the Rational Male blog for cca 1 year now and I’ve got your paperbacks as well. Your insights have completely changed my life… for the better, and I’ve directed several friends to your site for advice too. But, unfortunately, not all of them speaks english well enough to be able to read your articles. So I’m thinking about translating your books to my native language. I’m a good and experienced translator, I’ve translated professional texts as well as literature. I have MA in philosophy but I work in the IT industry now. I’m… Read more »

Stephen Gallagher
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Stephen Gallagher

What does afc stand for ? Thanks

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videlic
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videlic

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/may/14/early-men-women-equal-scientists early man and woman were equal, scientists say. What is your take on this?

Christopher
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Christopher

I’m in the same boat as many other men that have commented on your blog. I’m in the military, and had a somewhat “invincible” mindset for years. That is until a very disgusting end to an LTR completely shattered me. I was searching for answers and saw a link to your blog. I spent 10 hours straight reading anything that caught my eye. I just finished reading The Rational Male, and I’m looking forward to Preventive Medicine. Thank you for sharing your insights with us. I’m new to the community and facing my own blue pill conditioning head on everyday.… Read more »

thomasso75
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Great work. Except from your writing skills and insight, I’m amazed by the order in wich you present your posts. I really love this site.

thomasso75
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I am, Rollo 🙂 Couldn’t it be an idea to make a page with all posts grouped by year? As is now we’ll have to dig through them all except the ones you chose to be the best.
I would love a complete list so that I can see which ones I haven’t read yet.
Thanks brother. Keep it up!

Magdalena
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Magdalena

Hello everyone and Rollo. I am just finishing your book preventive medicine. I am female I should add although I hope that fact doesn’t change the answer to your question. I’m really interested in MRAs and the related dialog he, and am aware of Esther Villar ‘s opinion of women like me. In the book you mention that women love opportunistically (I apologize if that’s not a real word) and that women first love what the man is as a prerequisite to who a man is. You also mention that men “love for love’s sake” and this is what differs… Read more »

Magdalena
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Magdalena

I’ve made typos, sorry, I have the flu my brain feels a bit heavy. I meant to say answer to my question. Not yourself. Thank you.

thomasso75
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@Rollo, I see that now 🙂 Thanks!

Kenny J
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Kenny J

Rollo. Your blogs, videos,and, most of all, your book has helped me to finally unplug and see things for what they are. I feel smarter and more self aware now. I’ve begun to take some more time out of my life to focus on my passions, not for women, but for myself and I’ve never felt more determined. Be that for what it is (nothing short of revolutionary), I still can’t get a date to follow through. The hot ones always cancel last second and I don’t know exactly why. I know it’s something I’m either doing or not doing… Read more »

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Chaz
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Chaz

I keep coming back to this important idea: “desire cannot be negotiated” You do a good job discussing men in LTR’s attempting to rekindle attraction through misguided attempts to properly align himself with his woman, which of course only leads to failure and further frustration. But this also has important ramifications for physically unattractive men such as myself. When I analyse my previous actions and mistakes, I realize how much of what I did was motivated by a desire to preserve my ego and skip over this fundamental principle. So many bluepill rationalizations and strategies for winning over the women… Read more »

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Robert Sheldrick

Rollo, I think a lot of your writing is insightful and useful, while often motivated by pain.. For a man to have to manipulate women into thinking they are something, implies they are already unworthy of love. I feel inflicting violence onto others for personal gain is worrying when put in the hands of (perhaps) unloved (real, deep love). I’m very interested in pyschology, and it seems, of all the red pillers you are one of the maturest, i would love to have a discussion about how love and compassion can still be achieved while maintaining ‘enlightened self interest’. I… Read more »

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tegramorgannet

Hello Robert. I’m not going to answer for Rollo, but perhaps this will help you to understand red pill men a little more. I admit that I haven’t read those books, however it seems only logical that in order for any of these techniques to work both parties have to come to an agreement that from now on they both are going to utilize these strategies of mutual respect and compassion for their mutual benefit. Because if one of them will not it will end up with one party listening and trying hard to find a compromise while the other… Read more »

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Omega Panther

I just finished reading the best of year one and i just want to say thank you Mr. Rollo. The information on this site is mind blowing and really helped me so far deal with red pill rage after i listened to an audio book version of the manipulated man by Ester Vilar. I plan buying your book and the 48 laws of power. I wont go too much into my story but i am a 36 year old male who was a hardcore beta in a LTR and im now learning to be an alpha and regain my freedom.

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Michael
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I just wanted to say Thank you from my heart and soul for writing this book . It definitely was a tough read but I couldn’t put it down . I’m definitely going to be a better man because of this. I can feel it already . In one word I can sum up how I feel that I never felt before : Vindicated.

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Keith Balcombe
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Keith Balcombe

Hey Rollo. I have to say I feel the same way about you as I do about Tom Leykis when I first discovered him. You’re awesome and I read your first book. Not one inch of fat in your book. It’s all muscle. Anyways, starting the second book now and I’m sure I’ll love that too. Great work!

Heath
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Heath

I have all three books, I am on the first one. Let me tell you…. the little bit of stuff I been reading have been REALLY leading me to enlightened self-interest and having those “ah-ha!” moments. I am completely shocked that I did not learn of these things sooner. But the good part is what I read by far, I am able to build on what I already have naturally. And it is really FREEING rather than having fear of losing one girl or whatever. Way too long I have made this horrible mistake but I been working on this… Read more »

Edward Dry
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I have a 24 year old son, that definitely needs your advice. What book would you recommend for his first read?

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