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The Way of the Superior Man: The Teaching Sessions

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Publisher's Summary

What is your true purpose in life? What do women really want? What makes a good lover? If you're a man reading this, you've undoubtedly asked yourself these questions, but you may not have had much luck answering them. Until now.

In The Way of the Superior Man, David Deida explores the most important issues in men's lives, from career and family to women and intimacy to love and spirituality, to offer a practical guidebook for living a masculine life of integrity, authenticity, and freedom. Join this best-selling author and internationally renowned expert on sexual spirituality for straightforward advice, empowering skills, body practices, and more to help you realize a life of fulfillment, immediately and without compromise.

"It is time to evolve beyond the macho jerk ideal, all spine and no heart", writes David Deida. "It is also time to evolve beyond the sensitive and caring wimp ideal, all heart and no spine". The Way of the Superior Man presents the ultimate challenge, and reward, for today's man: to discover the "unity of heart and spine" through the full expression of consciousness and love in the infinite openness of the present moment.

©2005 David Deida; (P)2005 Sounds True

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    Mark 23/06/2016
    Mark 23/06/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "worth the time to listen"

    not all contents are useful BUT found a few golden nuggets (lessons learnt) thank u Mr Deida

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Vishal Chaudhary 10/02/2016
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    "A must read!!"

    It has so much potential on Masculinity and core fundamental of True self. Powerful!! Every time I read it fascinates me all the time.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Paul 12/11/2015
    Paul 12/11/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "Awesome thank you!"

    I can't wait to listen again. The audio feels like a very insightful conversation with an old and wise friend.
    My relationship has already improved with my wife and myself. I will definitely look for more work by David.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    leah thomas 11/09/2015
    leah thomas 11/09/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "the key to ubderstanding male and female energy..."

    life changing info that needs to be shared with everyone and introduced into sex education classes in schools.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    MR Geoff Bowen 15/07/2016
    MR Geoff Bowen 15/07/2016
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    "Short sad meditation exercises"

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  • Alvin
    SingaporeSingapore
    29/03/09
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    "This is not the book!"

    Having loved the book The Way of the Superior Man, I was confused by all the negative reviews on this site. After buying and listening to the audiobook however, I understand why.

    This is NOT the text from The Way of the Superior Man!

    In fact, the content in the audiobook is way beyond The Way of the Superior Man. Where the book speaks in clear, easy-to-understand and practical language, the audio is a lot more poetic and esoteric, forcing you to read in-between the lines.

    The audiobook really needs you to have read the book beforehand, as it assumes you already know the concepts covered in that book.

    To me, this audiobook is like an advanced companion to the book. So if you haven't already read it, I highly recommend it - and skip this audiobook until you have.

    110 of 117 people found this review helpful
  • Cameron
    Aptos, CA, USA
    10/09/09
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    "Just what I needed"

    This book was recommended to me from a friend of mine after discussing some relationship challenges. The book was exactly what I needed. Though I'm curious to read the actual book itself. Apparently this is sort of a "refining" lesson book on what's already been learned in the book. Nevertheless, it was still very easy to follow and understand. I really felt that it spoke to me. Maybe this is sort of like the "Cliff's Notes" version?

    However, I think this book is NOT for everyone. It's ONLY for people in the 2nd stage. If you're in the first stage, I think this would be baffling and annoying and seem like it's a load of bull. If you're a bud-drinking, sports watching guy who thinks, "Shut yer trap and make me dinner, wife!" Or a guy who is trying to figure out how to nail more hot chicks and couldn't care less what's in their head, this book is probably a waste of your time.

    But, this audio book really really spoke to me. I had "Ohh! Now I get it!" moments all the way through. It really helped me figure out some of the conflicts my wife and I have had. It helped me understand why I was doing what I was doing and why she was reacting the way she was reacting. So, though that understanding, it helped me learn to navigate both our needs to make us feel that incredible closeness. I guess I was lucky that it spoke to exactly where I am. I hope it does for you too!! Truly incredible!

    21 of 25 people found this review helpful
  • Rob Joseph
    Annapolis, MD
    6/02/06
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    "Useful thinking that grows on you ..."

    First of all, understand that David Deida sounds like he is in an, ahem, altered state while he is reading, or speechifying, or whatever. When I first started listening to this, I felt like I had sat down at a bar with a stranger who had had a couple too many and who was going to tell me the Secrets of the Universe. You know the type.

    So disappointed, I marked this with one star and went on to a different book. But some of the things I had heard him say rolled around in my noggin for a couple of weeks, and eventually I found myself curious to hear more.

    I started where I had left off, and damn if Sensei Deida's didacticism didn't begin to make sense. (And no, I hadn't had a few when I was listening.)

    I guess it was at about the fourth lesson in that his insights on what women want -- and what they don't want -- began to start some wheels turning. I made a subtle alteration that night with how I related to my wife of 17 years and wow!, what a difference. She turned into a tigress and pounced on me (in a GOOD way) and then made me a ham sandwich afterward. At that point I became a Deida devotee.

    I still find some quirks of his diction a bit off-putting, and the more obscure references to Hindu myths still sound to me like a guy in a bar trying to impress; but the main wisdom here is original, actionable and most importantly, it works (and not just that one time, either). Recommended.

    22 of 28 people found this review helpful
  • Paul Conboy
    24/02/16
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    "Not the Actual Book"

    The book comes across like some hippy metaphysics with nothing practical or useful. I was excited to read this but was greatly disappointed. Audible, please get the actual book, not this supplemental edition.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • skywardguy
    26/11/07
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    "Amazingly Profound"

    This book gave some powerful insights in my relationship. If you can open your mind to David's style you can find some incredible insights in your relationships. His artistic descriptions of Masculine and Femine Energy is one of the most enlightening paradigms I have come across. For both men and women this could create a lasting shift in an incredibly positive direction.

    13 of 17 people found this review helpful
  • James
    Santa Barbara, CA, USA
    12/11/07
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    "One step closer to my woman"

    I recently heard Alison Armstrong's audio In Sync with the Opposite Sex and she reports that men basically want sex and appreciation from their women. This book helped remind me that my woman also wants to tap into my calm single-focused-male-nature as a refuge from her feminine diffuse awareness.

    My wife and I have gone deeper in our intimacy based on the shifts related to the gift that I am to her and the gift she is to me.

    Not a revolution and still a subtle transformation on our journey together.

    Cheers

    Jamey

    10 of 13 people found this review helpful
  • Ibraheem
    30/05/16
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    "EVERY MAN SHOULD READ THIS!!!!!"

    This book should be a requirement for every man seeking to master their purpose and their relationships with women! I recommend this along with Corey Wayne's "How to be a 3% Man." My life has changed so drastically and I'm dating women I thought to be outside my league 6 months ago! Apply this shit and I guarantee you'll see results!!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • klauinator
    28/12/15
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    "inspiring, opening my mind to something new."

    very informative and inspirational, I like the dark loving side og men and women. I will try to use this in my relation with my partner

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • S. L. Daughenbaugh
    dallas, tx
    20/12/15
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    "This is a leading edge work"

    I have read many of the top relationship books. this one is really different. the message and exercises are edgier than I anticipated but unique and helpful.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Zain Rana
    2/12/15
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    "Hmmm its okay"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    It is good to see it through another perspective but to be honest it is kind of repetitive in its claim. It is a good dish but only with one flavor.


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    No, i dont think so.


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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