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The Laws of Human Nature

Narrated by: Paul Michael
Length: 28 hrs and 26 mins
5 out of 5 stars (63 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Robert Greene is a master guide for millions, distilling ancient wisdom and philosophy into essential texts for seekers of power, understanding and mastery. Now he turns to the most important subject of all - understanding people's drives and motivations, even when they are unconscious of them themselves.

We are social animals. Our very lives depend on our relationships with people. Knowing why people do what they do is the most important tool we can possess, without which our other talents can only take us so far. Drawing from the ideas and examples of Pericles, Queen Elizabeth I, Martin Luther King Jr, and many others, Greene teaches us how to detach ourselves from our own emotions and master self control, how to develop the empathy that leads to insight, how to look behind people's masks, and how to resist conformity to develop your singular sense of purpose. 

Whether at work, in relationships, or in shaping the world around you, The Laws of Human Nature offers brilliant tactics for success, self-improvement, and self-defence.

©2018 Robert Greene (P)2018 Hachette Audio UK

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God bless Robert Greene, this is exceptional

This Book is perhaps his best, it consolidates all his previous ideas to great this master piece

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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Amazing as always

It truly gives us an understanding of what it means to be human. Thanks again Robert and all the best with your recovery

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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Robert Greene's magnum opus

If you are a human and you've ever had a thought or feeling buy this book.

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Brilliant.

Essential reading for everyone. Extremely well written and thought provoking. I simply love this book and I'm sure to re-read it. Having also read "48 Laws of Power" and "The 50th Law", I highly recommend Robert Greene's style of writing.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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great book

the book is well balanced between sharpening your personality as well as being realistic about the reality of human nature

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Self Awareness

I found this book quite interesting. While listening through it I was able to identify blind spots that I need to work on.. though a great book but I feel it had a bit of a depressing tone as it brought back memories of past scares I thought I had forgotten. I will recommend this book to everyone and will definitely listen again in the near future.

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Struggled to finish.<br />

Pros comprehensive anecdotes and some amazing insights to historical figures. But found analysis thin. The book is just trying to cover too much ground.

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Robert Greene

Deep, insightful, eye-opening, amazing, rich, mind liberating...simply amazing read!!! Robert Greene just became my favourite author.

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A great workflow filling experience

Easy to get and stay engaged even when focusi g towards non-listening tasks. Great voiceover.

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A masterpiece! This should be taught at school!

This a brilliant book, that gave me a lot of understanding on why we do things we do. Robert Greene has outdone himself. Highly recommended!

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  • henoc mimbo
  • 12-11-2018

God bless Robert Greene, this is exceptional

This Book is perhaps his best, it consolidates all his previous ideas to great this master piece

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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  • david joel rodrigues ferreira
  • 08-11-2018

Amazing as always

It truly gives us an understanding of what it means to be human. Thanks again Robert and all the best with your recovery

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  • Sam Smith
  • 13-11-2018

Robert Greene's magnum opus

If you are a human and you've ever had a thought or feeling buy this book.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Kenya
  • 31-10-2018

Brilliant.

Essential reading for everyone. Extremely well written and thought provoking. I simply love this book and I'm sure to re-read it. Having also read "48 Laws of Power" and "The 50th Law", I highly recommend Robert Greene's style of writing.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • 16-12-2018

great book

the book is well balanced between sharpening your personality as well as being realistic about the reality of human nature

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  • Chuks Emenike
  • 12-12-2018

Self Awareness

I found this book quite interesting. While listening through it I was able to identify blind spots that I need to work on.. though a great book but I feel it had a bit of a depressing tone as it brought back memories of past scares I thought I had forgotten. I will recommend this book to everyone and will definitely listen again in the near future.

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  • SachaP
  • 07-12-2018

Struggled to finish.<br />

Pros comprehensive anecdotes and some amazing insights to historical figures. But found analysis thin. The book is just trying to cover too much ground.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 29-11-2018

Robert Greene

Deep, insightful, eye-opening, amazing, rich, mind liberating...simply amazing read!!! Robert Greene just became my favourite author.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 27-11-2018

A great workflow filling experience

Easy to get and stay engaged even when focusi g towards non-listening tasks. Great voiceover.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 26-11-2018

A masterpiece! This should be taught at school!

This a brilliant book, that gave me a lot of understanding on why we do things we do. Robert Greene has outdone himself. Highly recommended!

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  • henoc mimbo
  • 12-11-2018

God bless Robert Greene, this is exceptional

This Book is perhaps his best, it consolidates all his previous ideas to great this master piece

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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  • david joel rodrigues ferreira
  • 08-11-2018

Amazing as always

It truly gives us an understanding of what it means to be human. Thanks again Robert and all the best with your recovery

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Sam Smith
  • 13-11-2018

Robert Greene's magnum opus

If you are a human and you've ever had a thought or feeling buy this book.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Overall
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  • Kenya
  • 31-10-2018

Brilliant.

Essential reading for everyone. Extremely well written and thought provoking. I simply love this book and I'm sure to re-read it. Having also read "48 Laws of Power" and "The 50th Law", I highly recommend Robert Greene's style of writing.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Pen Name
  • 16-12-2018

great book

the book is well balanced between sharpening your personality as well as being realistic about the reality of human nature

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Chuks Emenike
  • 12-12-2018

Self Awareness

I found this book quite interesting. While listening through it I was able to identify blind spots that I need to work on.. though a great book but I feel it had a bit of a depressing tone as it brought back memories of past scares I thought I had forgotten. I will recommend this book to everyone and will definitely listen again in the near future.

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    3 out of 5 stars
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  • SachaP
  • 07-12-2018

Struggled to finish.<br />

Pros comprehensive anecdotes and some amazing insights to historical figures. But found analysis thin. The book is just trying to cover too much ground.

  • Overall
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  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
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  • Anonymous User
  • 29-11-2018

Robert Greene

Deep, insightful, eye-opening, amazing, rich, mind liberating...simply amazing read!!! Robert Greene just became my favourite author.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Anonymous User
  • 27-11-2018

A great workflow filling experience

Easy to get and stay engaged even when focusi g towards non-listening tasks. Great voiceover.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazon Customer
  • 26-11-2018

A masterpiece! This should be taught at school!

This a brilliant book, that gave me a lot of understanding on why we do things we do. Robert Greene has outdone himself. Highly recommended!