Saturday, May 25, 2013

Three Years of Hate - A Review

Matt Forney sent me a copy of "Three Years of Hate."  He also said he would be discontinuing the book for reasons I don't know and don't understand.  The reason why is it is a solid book that, though I don't agree with everything in, is going to benefit and serve its reader with not just entertainment, but wisdom, intellectual stimulation and the exercise of rethinking your own thoughts.

First it is very well written, perhaps too well.  His vocabulary had me looking up multiple words, giving me an unexpected vocabulary lesson.  But the flow, context, logic and structure of his writing was very enjoyable, as if you're just talking to a guy at a bar. 

Second, it is very thought provoking.  Something challenging your own philosophies, but more so he expands and advances current thought and philosophies (and this was originally written about 2-3 years ago). And not just in the real of courtship and dating, but politics, economics, and philosophy.

Third, I would say, though not intended to be a primer, it is a great introductory book for the young man or woman about to take the red pill.  It is not too elementary or basic, but neither too advanced or over one's head.  Not all of it is about red pill theory or questioning your world and premises, but it does address pretty much every major theory, thought, law and development that has been created in the Manosphere.

Fourth, it is blunt and visceral.  This may deter most female readers (who I would strongly recommend getting over his crass language and normal guy talk and instead listen to what he is trying to say), but it is precisely what makes this book a very enjoyable book.  It is a normal guy speaking normally, resulting in clear language that does not dance around societal-pleasantries and political correctness.  It is an example of what all men should be able to do in public and entice no criticism. 

Fifth, outright hilarious at time.  His "End of Night Game" is not only funny, but brilliant.  There are many phrases such as below:

I’ve always preferred to listen to news/talk radio when I’m in
the car. Music radio is a waste, re-playing the same five songs over and
over again. NPR is faux-intellectual drivel for SWPLs who want their
friends to think they’re cultured and smart. And I never really cared for
sports. There’s nothing like a good screaming rant from some middleaged
white guy to keep you awake during those long drives.

that will make you laugh your ass off.

Finally, typos.  I love typos.  You want to know why?  Because it shows the author spent more time coming up with ideas, thoughts, and philosophies than worry about the bleeping difference between a semi-colon and a regular-colon.  I read books for the intellectual stimulation and knowledge the author is attempting to convey.  Not to worry about whether a comma was in the right place or not.

About the only complaints I would have are two.  One, while Matt broaches the topic of race and race relations, 95% of what he says would only serve to help all people of all races, there is 5% I just cannot sign up on board with or have not thought through thoroughly myself to have an informed or at least wise opinion. Two, his economic observations are somewhat underdeveloped and immature.  He would benefit from doing more (albeit boring) data and empirical research on the FRED database than reading another philosopher wax poetically never citing a chart or data series.

All in all I would strongly recommend this book as it will only serve to help the reader and stimulate their mind.  I would also STRONGLY recommend it to women who want to see how men really are and what really goes through their minds.

It is available on Kindle and paperback.

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