Monday, October 15, 2012

The Masculine Principle

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The Second Edition

". . . The fact is that males and females are like two substances combined in different proportions, but with either element never wholly missing. We find, so to speak, never either a man or a woman, but only the male condition and the female condition. Any individual is never to be designated merely as a man or a woman, but by a formula showing that it is a composite of male and female characters in different proportions." -- Otto Weininger, Sex and Character
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Chapter One: Introduction
Part 1: The Masculine Principle  

Part 2: Generalizing in a Politically Correct World   
Part 3: Peer Reviewed Research: The Holy Grail of Truth?   
Part 4: The Truth About Misogyny  
Part 5: A Guide to Birdwatching 
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Chapter Two: Sexuality
Part 1: Male and Female: Equal But Different
Part 2: Sex Sells (Hypergamy Explained)
Part 3: Love is for Suckers... Blood Suckers
Part 4: The Garden of Eden, Empty Vessels and Relative Truth
 
Part 5: The Myth of Tiresias and the Ten Pleasures of Sex  
Part 6: You're Such a Tool! (Briffault's law)
Part 7: Rites of Passage - Making Boys into Men
Part 8: Woman: The Most Responsible Teenager In The House?
Part 9: The Amazon Women (The Science of "Why Males Exist") 
 
Part 10: Testing, Testing... 1, 2, 3... Testing 
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Chapter Three: The Gender War
Part 1: The Fish and The Bicycle
 
Part 2: Social Strategy: Why Men Shouldn't Argue With Women
Part 3: The Suffragettes versus The Republic    
Part 4: The Suffragettes versus The Patriarchy  
Part 5: The Suffragettes versus The Marketplace  
Part 6: The Suffragettes versus The Truth   
Part 7: Father Custody and The Legend of the Selkie  
Part 8: The Fraud of Modern Marriage (Women as Chattel)
Part 9: Feminizing the Decline (Hypergamy & Birthrates) 
 
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Chapter Four: The Pillars and the Plot  
Part 1: The Powers That Be   
Part 2: It's Not Marxism Because...  
Part 3: Cultural Pillars and Critical Theory   
Part 4: Useful Idiots Play Checkers, Marxists Play Chess   
Part 5: The Family Plot: The Past (Their Oppressors Are Children)  
Part 6: The Family Plot: The Present (No-Fault Divorce & Hypergamy)  
Part 7: The Family Plot: The Future (Civil Unions & Shared Parenting) 
Part 8: Following the Masculine Principle is the "Right Way"  
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Chapter Five: Conclusion  
Part 1: Work With the World; Don't Fight Against It  
Part 2: The Liberation of Men  
Part 3: The Want of Men Was Their Ruin  
Part 4: One Man's Kingdom
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Glossary 
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- FRA - Father's RIghts Activist 
- FRM - Father's Rights Movement
- Game - The Art of Seduction
- Mangina - A man who supplicates to women to gain their favour
- MRA - Men's Rights Activist
- MRM - Men's Rights Movement
- MM - Men's Movement
- P.U.A. - Pick-up Artist
- Shit Test (aka Fitness Test)
- SJW - Social Justice Warrior
- SMV - Sexual Mating Value
- White Knights - Men who defend women no matter their behaviour
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Principles of Seduction


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“The moon had been observing the earth close-up longer than anyone. It must have witnessed all of the phenomena occurring - and all of the acts carried out - on this earth. 

But the moon remained silent; it told no stories. All it did was embrace the heavy past with a cool, measured detachment. 

On the moon there was neither air nor wind. Its vacuum was perfect for preserving memories unscathed. No one could unlock the heart of the moon. 

Aomame raised her glass to the moon and asked, “Have you gone to bed with someone in your arms lately?” 

The moon did not answer. 


“Do you have any friends?” she asked. 


The moon did not answer. 


“Don’t you get tired of always playing it cool?”


The moon did not answer."


-- Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

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Chapter One: Introduction 
Part 1: Dating Advice from a Father
Part 2: Women, Teasing, Tests, One-itis and Hope
Part 3: Understanding Womand and 'The Rules' for Men
Part 4: Bad Boys, Alphas, Assholes, Niceguys and Players  

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 Chapter Two: The Dance
Part 1: Online Dating - Not!
Part 2: Finding the Small Pool of Interested Women 
Part 3: The Sexes Approaching Each Other (Eye Contact, Escalating) 
Part 4: There Really Only Are Two Subjects to Talk About with Women
Part 5: Be a Lover, Not a Provider (Dates & Gifts) 
Part 6: Most Women Don't Want a Man Who Isn't Choosy 
Part 7: You Mean Nothing to a Woman Until You've Had Sex
Part 8: That First Date at Your Place 
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Chapter Three: Mental Frame
Part 1: Choose Confidence 
Part 2: Women Are Not Able to Get Sex On Demand 
Part 3: Women as "Friends"
Part 4: Relationship Phases 
Part 5: Don't Argue with Women; Have Power & Choices
Part 6: No Woman is "Out of Your League"
Part 7: Raising Your Sexual Status 
Part 8: Women Who Want to Cheat with You 
Part 9: NAWALT, Pre-Nups, Celibacy & Other Types of Bad Advice
Part 10: Why You Must Never Give a Woman Any Money
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Chapter Four: Her Mental Health
Part 1: Women are Sick!
Part 2: Living in La-La-Land 
Part 3: Just Say "No" to Divorced Women and Single Moms
Part 4: Breaking Up is About Drama; Passive Aggression/Orgasms
Part 5: Abusive Behaviour (DV, Stalkers, Sarcasm) 
Part 6: Women Choosing Losers 
Part 7: Women Have Contradictory Love
Part 8: Rape Fantasies, Religious Women and Projection
Part 9: Fat Bottomed Girls
Part 10: Four Kinds of Women which are More Psycho than Others  
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Chapter Five: Culture Matters
Part 1: Local versus Foreign Women
Part 2: Humanity Transmitted Through Generations
Part 3: Ritalin and Abusive Schools
Part 4: Most People Who Work in Community Health are Insane
Part 5: Prostitution
Part 6: The Most Feminacentrist Statement of the 20th Century
Part 7: Feminism Turns Women into Mere Sex Objects
Part 8: Women Should Cultivate Anything That is a Virtue
Part 9: Boycott Those Who Disrespect Men
Part 10: Lesbians and Gay Men
Part 11: Pushing the Limits of Sexual Fantasies


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Philalethes' Essay List

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Essays by Philalethes:
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Philalethes #1 – Feminist Allies?
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Philalethes #2 – The Sexual Noise is Deafening
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Philalethes #3 – The Anti-Logic of Women
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Philalethes #4 – What Do Women Want? It’s What We’ve Got! We Just Aim to Please, Ma’am!
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Philalethes #5 – Women’s Use of Power
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Philalethes #6 – In Women’s Image?
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Philalethes #7 – All Female Populations in the Animal Kingdom
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Philalethes #8 – When the Cow Rides the Bull, Priest Watch Your Skull
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Philalethes #9 – Immaculate Conception
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Philalethes #10 – Male vs. Female Thinking
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Philalethes #11 – The End Results of Female Suffrage
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Philalethes #12 – Foreign Women
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Philalethes #13 – A Letter to Devvy Kidd
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Philalethes #14 – Hyphenate Them Any Way You Want, A Feminist is a Feminist is a Feminist
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Philalethes #15 – Women are Out of Control in Our Culture
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Philalethes #16 – Who Stole Feminism? Nobody!
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Philalethes #17 – When Women Rule
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Philalethes #18 – Opposed to Woman Suffrage?
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Philalethes #19 – Not Much Happens That Women Don’t Approve Of
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Philalethes #20 - Chivalry
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Philalethes #21 - Circumcision
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Philalethes #22 – Don’t Tell Me the Truth; You’ll Hurt My Feelings
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Philalethes #23 – Who’s to Blame?
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Philalethes #24 – Who’s to Blame II
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Philalethes #25 – You Can Have as Much Freedom as You Are Willing to be Responsible For, But No More
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Philalethes #26 – The Law
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Philalethes #27 – In the “Battle of the Sexes”, If She Wins, She Loses
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Philalethes #28 - Feminism is Successful Precisely Because Its Basic Premise Is Not True
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Philalethes #29 – They Can Do It Because They Really Believe It!
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The Book of Pook

Material by Pook, from the SoSauve.com forums
Compiled By Gubby

A Note From The Compiler

Pook #1 – Introduction: A Pook Is A Pook!

Pook #2 – Pook Man’s Advice to a Suffering Newbie

Pook #3 – Fifteen Lessons

Pook #4 – Lesson One: Rejection Is Better Than Regret

Pook #5 – Lesson Two: Friendship – Abandon All Hope Ye Who Enter

Pook #6 – Lesson Three: Judge By Actions, Not By Words

Pook #7 – Lesson Four: Patience is the Refined Sense of Confidence

Pook #8 – Lesson Five: Trust the Gut

Pook #9 – Lesson Six: You are the Great Catch

Pook #10 – Lesson Seven: Respect Is All

Pook #11 – Lesson Eight: Only The Sexual Ones Get The Girls

Pook #12 – Lesson Nine: Be Not Contained By Formula

Pook #13 – Lesson Ten: As You Think, You Shall Become

Pook #14 - Lesson Eleven: Getting A Girl Is Not The Success 

Pook #15 - Lesson Twelve: Unite Dream and Day 

Pook #16 - Lesson Thirteen: Charm is Treating Women Like Little Girls

Pook #17 - Lesson Fourteen: Always Have a Back-up Chick

Pook #18 - Lesson Fifteen: The Greatest Risk You Can Take in Life is Not To Risk It All! 

Pook #19 - What Every Skinny Guy Should Know... 

Pook #20 - Perfect is Boring 

Pook #21 - The Secret of the Jerk

Pook #22 - Looks or Personality?

Pook #23 - Fountain of Youth

Pook #24 - Kill That Desperation!

Pook #25 - Embrace Your Sexuality

Pook #26 - On Embracing Sexuality

Pook #27 - Eliminate Desire or Not?

Pook #28 - On Shyness 

Pook #29 - On The Nature of Sexuality

Pook #30 - Romanticism - An Obituary

Pook #31 - Let Yourself Fail 

Pook #32 - Aim High! 

Pook #33 - On Kino 

Pook #34 - What I've Learned 

Pook #35 - Approaching Women 

Pook #36 - As You Think, You Shall Become

Pook #37 - Be a Man!

Pook #38 - Casual Dating 

Pook #39 - Structure of Worlds

Pook #40 - Do Girls Want Sovereignty?

Pook #41 - Cocky & Funny?

Pook #42 - Feeling Down About Your Love Life? Read This!

Pook #43 - Feminism Put On Trial! 

Pook #44 - Good Girls Do Cheat 

Pook #45 - Attention Whores 

Pook #46 - Habit is All 

Pook #47 - If Life Seems Hard and Unhappy, Read This! 

Pook #48 - Why "Just Be Friends" 

Pook #49 - On Mystery

Pook #50 - Patience: What Truly Makes a Don Juan

Pook #51 - Ooh La La! 

Pook #52 - A Second Life 

Pook #53 - Re: Selfishness, Life-Changing Decisions etc.

Pook #54 - Securities vs. Mistakes 

Pook #55 - "SS is AFC"

Pook #56 - Talking to Girls

Pook #57 - The Difference Between Dating and a Friendship

Pook #58 - Womanese!

Pook #59 - More Womanese!

Pook #60 - Even More Womanese!

Pook #61 - Why Women Mention Other Men Even If They're Interested In You! 

Pook #62 - Secret to Womanese! 

Pook #63 - More On "You Must Be Gay" 

Pook #64 - The Keys to the Don Juan 

(This page is under construction)

The Wisdom of Zenpriest

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Zenpriest #1 – Women Raised Without Fathers

Zenpriest #2 – You Can’t Change a Pickle Back Into a Cucumber

Zenpriest #3 – Repressing Sexuality

Zenpriest #4 – The Two Faces of Masculinity

Zenpriest #5 – Addicted to Attention

Zenpriest #6 – The Death of Marriage

Zenpriest #7 – Women’s Aggression

Zenpriest #8 – The Big Truth

Zenpriest #9 – The 90’s Were the Make It or Break It Decade and I Don’t Think We Made It

Zenpriest #10 – When Men’s Trust is Gone

Zenpriest #11 – Emotional Deficit

Zenpriest #12 - Happiness

Zenpriest #13 – Prove to Me You Aren’t a Bad Guy!

Zenpriest #14 - If a Man Speaks in the Forest, and There is No Woman There to Correct Him, Is He Still Wrong?

Zenpriest #15 – Regarding the Marriage Strike

Zenpriest #16 – The Gender War

Zenpriest #17 – “e-kwuhl pay fer e-kwuhl werk”

Zenpriest #18 – The Designated Initiator

Zenpriest #19 – How Women Keep Score

Zenpriest #20 - There Is Nothing More Lonely Than Being With Someone You Can’t Talk To

Zenpriest #21 - The Terrible Twos

Zenpriest #22 – “Broken” Men and Women’s “Fixing” Them

Zenpriest #23 – Marriage is Becoming the Social Edsel of the 21st Century

Zenpriest #24 – If a Woman Goes Into a Bar Wearing Sexy Clothes and No Panties…

Zenpriest #25 – The 5 Best Arguments for Staying Single I Have Ever Run Across

Zenpriest #26 – Second Wavers vs. The Suffragettes

Zenpriest #27 – Ignoring Women

Zenpriest #28 – Ethical Sociopaths

Zenpriest #29 – The Future’s Cultural Time Bombs

Zenpriest #30 – Gurl Math

Zenpriest #31 – If Things You See Just Don’t Seem to Make Any Sense, Check Your Assumptions. You Will Find That One Or More Of Them Are Wrong.

Zenpriest #32 – The Glass Pussy Ceiling

Zenpriest #33 – Salesmanship 101

Zenpriest #34 – When Desiring Women Is Outlawed, Only Outlaws Will Desire Women

Zenpriest #35 – How Was This Allowed To Happen?

Zenpriest #36 – Feminism is Repudiation of The Law of Cause and Effect

Zenpriest #37 – How It All Happened

Zenpriest #38 – Mid-Life Crisis

Zenpriest #39 – Brer Patriarch

Zenpriest #40 – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Zenpriest #41 – Feminism is an Extended Infantile Tantrum

Zenpriest #42 - Activism

Zenpriest #43 – There’s Nothing in the World More Over-rated Than a Good Lay…

Zenpriest #44 – The Box Feminism Builds for Women

Zenpriest #45 – I am a Strong Believer in Natural Processes

Zenpriest #46 – Twenty Years From Now This Will Be “The Good Old Days”

Zenpriest #47 – The Future’s So Bright, I’ve Gotta Wear Shades

Zenpriest #48 – Social Breakdown and Civil Disorder is More Likely

Zenpriest #49 – Let Women Win the “Battle of the Sexes”

Zenpriest #50 – Listening to What Men Really Say

Zenpriest #51 – What’s Happening to Boys?

Zenpriest #52 – The Moral High Ground Always Goes to the Winner

Zenpriest #53 - Feminism Really Is All About Projection

Zenpriest #54 – The Way We Were

Zenpriest #55 – Now Please Explain to Me, What the Hell Men Need a “Movement” For?
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Zenpriest #56 – MGTOW’s Trademark Copyright Philosophy
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Zenpriest #57 – Personal Attacks and Mind Games
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Zenpriest #58 – The MRM’s Perpetual War with Itself
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Zenpriest #59 – The Most Important Lesson a Man Can Ever Learn
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Zenpriest #60 - Why There Never Has Been a Coherent Men’s Movement and Why There Never Will Be

Zenpriest #61 - Everyone Lives Through History, We Just Don't Realize It... 

Zenpriest #62 - The Hegelian Dialectic and Social Change

Zenpriest #63 - In a Bar Last Night: One Good Marriage and One Attention Whore 

Zenpriest #64 - Only a Fool Would Have Swallowed It 

Zenpriest #65 - Upping MRA "Game": Honing Our Rhetoric of Ridicule

Zenpriest #66 - Guy Stuff: Traveling Hard, Light and Fast 

Zenpriest #67 - The Baby Bomb: How the Boomers were Used to Destroy a Culture

EOTM: Welcome to Eye of the Mind


If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it really is, infinite." -- William Blake

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Only in the mind's eye can things truly be seen. The blind man often sees more than his "sighted" cousin because he is less misled by the surfaces of things and is more interested in their substance. Perception includes mind, body, emotion and, most of all, spirit. One must be aware in all 4 dimensions to be fully alive.

Any and all possible futures will be seen first in the eye of the mind. We create the world as we see it.

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These pages are dedicated to those seeking to become accomplished artists in the Art of Living. Most artists become comfortable with a few selected media and materials. The selection of topics represent my favorites. Many more are worthy of consideration, but that's why there are other web pages.

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There are two great mystical forces which rule the lives of human beings. One is the life force itself. The other is that elusive force we call consciousness. Life, we share with countless other entities on this planet. But we maintain the belief that consciousness sets us apart and above all other forms of life: that it belongs to the god-like alone. In our desire to be as gods, we have elevated the force of consciousness and begun to worship it while we have shown ever increasing contempt for all life save our own and, often enough, for our own as well.

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I heartily agree with the geocities' stated philosophy of creating new communities on the new frontier and thank them for providing such a forum. The new milennium is upon us and humanity has pillaged the planet to support its ever growing need to consume. We humans, so anxious to see ourselves in the images of the gods & goddesses we worship, have achieved only one of the godlike powers, the power to destroy. We need to turn as much energy toward the power to create and generate as we have toward consuming the resources of the earth if we are to survive.

Today the cerebral cortex of the brain rules. People want to believe that all behavior is thought out in advance and that it follows the sterile logic of only half the brain, the left brain. Their analysis of the motivations underlying the behavior are speculative nonsense which leaves out 90% of the information available and adheres to a peculiar line of thinking specific to that individual. The results are presented as "logical" but there is no logic whatsoever behind it. It is merely the result of their own built in biases, which they are so close to that they cannot see.

The MIND is NOT the BRAIN. The mind is just as aware of the information it is receiving from the little toe as it gets from the 5:00 news. The mind has a sense of connection to a power greater than itself. And the mind receives information from something called the soul. There is something deep within us that is the essence of the will/desire/drive/whatever to be ALIVE. Something that BELIEVES and WANTS and KNOWS right from wrong.

We need to make people as mindful in their behavior as we currently would like to believe they are. My goal for these pages is to celebrate and provide a forum for the full development of all dimensions of the mind. I invite contributions and suggestions. I consider art to be an integral part of mental and spiritual development and I hope visitors will see a certain esthetic unity, if not homogeniety. Please comment on this aspect of the site as well. At present, I have only established the general structure of the site. Things that look like links hopefully will become so. Suggestions for sites in each of the categories are welcome.

While the content of this site is definitely "adult", it is not so in the sense that one usually sees on the net. My intent is to deal in subjects that only a mature mind can really grasp, thus the only ones interested in pursuing those subjects. While these subjects contain details of the type usually not easily discussed by parents with their children, I don't believe that anyone will find my treatment of the subjects to be offensive except that I don't cut people much slack for silliness.

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Parents who are willing to let the child indulge her/his own natural tendency to learn and question can freely move around this site if they use the eye as a navigation aid. The eye will lead to controversial topics, but the controversial discussions lie behind links which you have to look for. If the content intrigues you, you will be interested in reading further. Children will not. The eye will lead them on a tour and the big eye will always lead them home. Anyone willing to wade through the verbage to get the content, deserves it in my book. Most parents can rest secure in the fact that I am going to make it so much work that their children will never do it. Roam around yourself a bit first then, if you are comfortable with the content and the way in which it it addressed, feel free to bring your son or daughter back to start a dialogue on things you'd like to talk to them about. Sortof.
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A Wrinkle in Time

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The majority of these pieces have been pinched from the excellent website The Men’s Tribune. I've read through these pieces a few times and they are full of great information, thus, I often link to them or to the Tribune itself. However, lately I have been noticing that the links have been getting somewhat sketchy and on a few occasions I have not been able to access the site at all - some times for several days or a week at a time. Call me paranoid, but it makes me fear that all of this great stuff will one day just "poof" disapear, as so many other great sites have done in the past. As such, I am going to reprint these articles here into this blog - both for a back-up, and so that I may post these pieces myself on occasion, and encourage others to read them as well.
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From the Buddha’s Little Known “Ultimate Extinction of the Dharma Sutra”  
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Nothing Higher to Live For: A Buddhist View of Romantic Love -- by Bhikkhu Nyanasobhano (Leonard Price)
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Buddha – From “The Sutra of the Past Vows of Earth Store Bodhisattva”
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Buddha – from “Selected Writings of Nichiren”
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"The Spartan Women", The Politics of Aristotle: Politics, Book II B Ch. IX: 5-16.
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On a Good Wife, Aristotle, from “Oikonomikos", c 330 BCE
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De Officiius (excerpts) – by Cicero
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The History of Rome – by Titus Livius (59BC - 17AD)
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Advice to Married Couples – by Plutarch (46-120 A.D.)
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The Secret History – by Procopius of Caesarea (c. 550A.D.) (Book).
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The Lamentations of Matheolus (excerpts) -- by Mathieu of Boulogne, (1295 A.D.).(Book)
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The Fifteen Joys of Marriage (first two "joys") -- by Antoine de la Salle (possible author, born 1388)
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”The Man-Woman” – by Hic Mulier, 1620
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Memoirs Of Louis XIV And The Regency, Vol. III, Chapter II (excerpt) -- by the Duke of Saint-Simon (Translated by Bayle St. John.)
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Man Superior to Woman – by Anonymous, 1739.(Book)
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The Spirit of Laws (excerpts) – by Baron De Montesquieu, 1748
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Letter to His Son (excerpt) – by Lord Chesterfield, 1748
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Thomas Jefferson (selections)
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Tom Pry’s Wife – by Charles Lamb (1775-1834)
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A Bachelor’s Complaint of the Behaviour of Married People – by Charles Lamb (1775-1834)
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Democracy in America, Vol. 2, Ch. XII, "How The Americans Understand The Equality Of The Sexes" -- by Alexis de Tocqueville, 1840
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In Vino Veritas (or The Banquet) -- by Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)

Woman/Man -- from Kierkegaard's Journals 

The Metaphysics of the Love of the Sexes - by Arthur Schopenhauer, 1844 

On Women – by Arthur Schopenhauer, 1851
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The Intimate Journal of Henri Amiel

A Collection of Writings on Women -- Freiderich Neitszche  
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Virginibus Puerisque – Chapter One [Part 1] – by Robert Louis Stevenson

(From) Principles of Psychology -- by William James
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Need It Be So? – by Leo Tolstoy (1900)

(From) New Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis -- by Sigmund Freud
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What’s Wrong With The World – by G.K. Chesterton (excerpts) (Book)
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Folk-lore of Women -- by T.F. Thistelton-Dyer (1906) (Book)

The Woman Question -- by Stephen Leacock (1916) 

The Polygamous Sex -- by Esther Villar (1976)
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Sunday, October 14, 2012

Symantec (SYMC - NASDAQ) Downgraded to "Sell"

Symantec, the producer of Norton AntiVirus, has recently broken out of its longtime downward trend of lower highs and lower lows, a pattern it has repeated since it's all-time high of the low $30's which was reached all the way back in the end of 2004. Since then, Symantec has achieved the stock price of $24 only twice, once in early 2005 and now again in March of 2013. It's time to take profits from this dead horse of a company before the euphoria wears off and it plunges back into the basement, where it seems much more comfortable existing.
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When looking at the five year chart, it is easy to see that Symantec has consistently had an average valuation of around $16, on a chart that is far too erratic between its highs and lows to reliably declare it has been "basing" and is ready for a major break-out. Today, Symantec is trading at a 50% premium to this average of its five year trading range, and smart investors might want to consider taking profits before it plummets and disappoints investors once more, as it has shown a repeated tendency to do.
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Furthermore, it appears that Symantec has been experiencing somewhat of a public relations problem recently, as it has forayed into the non-profit-generating business of dictating political correctness to the lesser plebes - their customers, even going so far as to start declaring certain websites as "hate sites" and banning access to them. Now, you might think that by "hate" we are talking about Nazis and skinheads, but we are not. We are talking about people who make up slightly less than half the world's population: Men. At last count, there were some 58 websites censored by Norton AntiVirus concerning men's issues ranging from divorce and custody laws to domestic violence to prostate cancer to discussing the relentless government funded drive by professional feminists to demonize and marginalize men in our society.

They don't, however, classify any feminist sites as "hate" even though many of them actually do call for physical violence, or even death, towards males. Perhaps it is simply because the works of feminists like the following are still taught in academia that they feel these sorts of things are not hate, while the act of opposing them is:

"If life is to survive on this planet, there must be a decontamination of the Earth. I think this will be accompanied by an evolutionary process that will result in a drastic reduction of the population of males." -- Mary Daly, former Professor at Boston College, 2001

"The proportion of men must be reduced to and maintained at approximately 10% of the human race." -- Sally Miller Gearhart, The Future - If There Is One - Is Female 

"I want to see a man beaten to a bloody pulp with a high-heel shoved in his mouth, like an apple in the mouth of a pig." -- Andrea Dworkin, Ice and Fire, (Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1987)

Keep in mind, these are women who have made fortunes either through their books or through their bloated tenured incomes at universities all across Western Civilization. (If you would like to read more of them, click here.) However, the good men of the world who stand up to this sort of lunacy, for no pay, are labelled as "haters." I have read one (unconfirmed) report that the word "anti-feminist" is classified as "hate." Go figure!

But, regardless of whether you support feminists' hatred of men ("For one of the implicit, if unadmitted, tenets of feminism has been a fundamental disrespect for men." -- Wendy Dennis), or whether you support men's right to speak out against this ideology without being labelled a "hate site," the problem with a company like Symantec's political correctness goes much, much deeper than simply defaming men and their websites on the internet like a typical cyber-bully would. Oh no, dear investor. It gets much, much worse! These kinds of politically correct policies cost you money!

Take, for example, a company such as Wal-Mart, which was recently in a high profiled court case where it was alleged there was systemic discrimination against women in their organization. They nearly won in front of the Supreme Court too, except it was thrown back to some lower courts, I believe because they couldn't prove discrimination was "systemic" but rather only individual.

What you, as an investor, should be doing in these cases is "reading between the lines," because when the Mainstream Media and companies like Symantec toe the politically correct line, they blatantly hinder you from becoming informed of the Truth and making your decisions accordingly. 

With Wal-Mart, the women were complaining that it wasn't fair that, since they were women, they could not work 70hrs a week like the men, nor could they move to undesirable locations like Anchorage, AK for five years in order to advance their careers as the men were able to, because as women, they also had children and other family to take care of. Well, this may be so, or it may not be. Quite frankly, I don't really care because as an investor, my goal is to make money with my investments, not to promote a social agenda. After I make money with my investments, I will take my profits and decide to whom my charitable dollars will be directed, as it should be. As an investor, I want the companies I own to concentrate on making money. That is their sole purpose on this earth. If the CEO wants to give his own money to the Tuktoyaktuk Polar Bear and Walrus reserve, that is his business.

But, it is companies such as Symantec who try to silence people through the label of "hate" so that you don't get all the facts. It is bad enough when the Mainstream Media believes that covering the Wal-Mart story in an unbiased manner means interviewing a feminist from the East Coast and another feminist from the West Coast, but when companies like Symantec try to squelch the noise from "hateful" people opposing such blatant biased reporting, you might never hear a headline like this:

"Court Rules that Wal-Mart Must Replace Top-Notch Management With Mediocre Employees. Longterm Outlook for Stock Valuations Appears Grim!"

I mean, after all, if you are going to take people who work 70hrs a week and replace them with people who only work 40hrs a week, you can pretty much count on management being 57% as effective as before, and you would unload that company from your portfolio in a big hurry. So... why doesn't this kind of stuff get debated more in the public sphere? It's because of the kind of politically correct censorship Symantec (as well as others) use without a second thought.
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But it gets even worse, because companies like Symantec, despite their politically correct posturing, don't even actually practice what they preach. For example, at the Symantec website, under Corporate Responsibility, they have a program called "Science Buddies":

"Science Buddies is dedicated to helping girls develop and maintain an interest in STEM learning.  In fact, 55% of Science Buddies' student-users are girls.  Science Buddies' project ideas and activities help girls to innovate, imagine, build, tinker, solve problems, and make things.

In addition, our organization helps to publicize and promote events and initiatives that encourage young female scientists and engineers, such as Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, to our audience of 15 million teachers, students, and parents."

(What they do for the 45% that are boys, I have no idea. I guess they just don't matter as much.)

Yet, when one wanders over to their Management Team, you can see that only 2 out of 16 executives are women, and of their Board of Directors, you will find that only 1 out of 8 are female, or, a mere 12.5% of high level employees are women. Hey... wait a minute here... don't women make up over 50% of the population?
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Oh! The Misogyny of the Old Boys Club at Symantec!
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They are quite clearly, according to every feminist on the planet, part of a Patriarchal Culture that discriminates against women! I would like to see those in power at Symantec explain how they have not done so without engaging in the sort of misogynistic "hate" they so quickly label others with - others from their own customer base!
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Now, they may claim the reason they are promoting the "Science Buddies" program for girls is to get more women into those positions in the future, which assumes that in the past girls did want to have these jobs but there were some big, evil men hiding behind the door who wouldn't let them in. Right? It couldn't be that women aren't attracted to the STEM subjects to the same degree as men, could it? I mean, if girls already make up over 60% of all college degrees, the only reason they don't make it in the STEM subjects must be because of the hateful people who ought to have their websites labelled and defamed! STEM subjects are the only area of academia that is not completely dominated by females. I mean, really now. Is it so bad that boys excel in one area, while leaving the rest to girls' own choices, of which STEM subjects don't appear to be high priority?  But they are right, just as in our school system, if you want more girls to succeed, the best way is to direct all resources towards girls and none towards boys. I mean, how unfair that boys could be allowed to dominate in one single field besides ditch-digging and other various jobs women wouldn't touch with a barge pole - you know, the ones that result in over 90% of workplace injuries and deaths landing on the backs of men. I don't hear the feminists, nor Symantec, advocating for Title IX participation in that area of the labour force, do you?

But, what does the management of Symantec and other large companies such as The Royal Bank of Canada, or Bell Media, actually think is going to happen to them in the future? Referring back to our failed lawsuit against Wal-Mart example, suppose that the goal at Symantec is to have those female employees who only put in 57% of the effort become represented in equal proportion to the men in executive and board positions... then just where, exactly, are those men supposed to go? The men who would work 70hrs a week would be fools to keep working like that if women could work only 40hrs a week and achieve the same promotions and pay. So, where, exactly, are all these displaced men supposed to go? Obviously, women only want to work in "nice conditions." They are screeching for corporate and government support only to make themselves represented in larger numbers in "nice" jobs such as doctor, lawyer, teacher, or anything else with prestige, an air-conditioned office, and plenty of other girls to gab and gossip with. They certainly aren't clamoring for jobs as garbage collectors or farm labourers, are they?

So, while Symantec and other corporations try to show the world how "socially responsible" they are in this "equal" nation we live in, what they are actually doing is bringing back an aristocratic class structure to society - something that America has gladly shed from European history. After all, if women only go for the cush jobs, and they get aided to the tune of billions by smug corporations trying to appear politically correct, and further enforced into those positions by the law - such as is the case in Norway where 40% of corporate boards must be female... then it is only simple math to see that women will dominate all of the good, high-paying jobs (often without merit), while the men will be far over-represented in all of the crappy jobs that women simply won't do. Talk about bringing social and class stratification back into society! Women: Upper Class Merchants and Nobles. Men: Lower Class Peasants and Scum.

And this doesn't even get into the troubles that hypergamy brings into the equation. Women "marry up," but rarely downward in social status - thus nurses marry doctors, secretaries marry lawyers, factory labourers marry waitresses... but very, very rarely does a female doctor (or executive at Symantec) marry a garbage collector or one of those "icky" auto mechanics. Way to destroy marriage, and the stable society that marriage creates, you socially responsible people at Symantec! What do you think happens to a country when there are large amounts of men, unattached to families, and with no good job prospects? Ever heard of the Middle East or the Arab Spring? Do you understand why, in those above feminist quotes, they want the number of men reduced to 10%?

Perhaps its best for Symantec to leave their moralizing out of the workplace where it not only affects their performance, but also their market value - and thus, their investor's profits. Make your investors money, like you are supposed to, and let your investors decide what to moralize about or be charitable towards.

What Symantec ought to do is hire a guy like the CEO of Cypress, T.J. Rodgers, who in 1996 responded to a nun about the immorality of political correctness in corporations. It's well worth the read - especially for those who work at Symantec.   

Disclaimer: The author of this article is not a professional investment adviser and the above information is not for trading purposes, but for entertainment only. Do your own due diligence and trade at your own risk. 


Is Symantec Anti-American?

Symantec and Censorship 

"According to this report in the Sydney Morning Herald, Chief Operating Officer of Symantec, John Schwarz, was quoted as “calling for laws to make it a criminal offense to share information and tools online which could be used by malicious hackers and virus writers”. If this is the official stance from Symantec, then I must say I am convinced John Schwarz is smoking crack. Our country has a history of censorship blunders and what I call “censorship legislation” that has mucked up our legal system long enough and crippled the responsible citizens with little-to-no effect on actual crime. What’s even scarier is that a VP from Symantec was recently named the Dept. of Homeland Defense’s Cybersecurity director, putting friends of Symantec in high places where this legislation could actually become a reality. This short article will take a look at the negative effects of the censorship legislation backed by the COO of Symantec and also a couple of recent examples of “censorship legislation” … and what little effect it has had on criminals, while having a substantial effect on responsible citizens. I can only draw one of two conclusions about Mr. Schwarz based on this stance. In my opinion, he is either completely ignorant of the effects of this type of legislation, or he is an avid supporter of weakening American infrastructure, American jobs, and the US Constitution."

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Symantec's Censorship of the Gun Debate

"Regardless of one's stance on this issue, it is intellectually dishonest to filter sites interpreting the Second Amendment as an individual right or those discussing the advantages and disadvantages of gun control policies, on the grounds that it might avoid future school shootings, or just as absurdly, that these sites in any way encourage kids to 'hose down' schools. Such associations are logical fallacies."

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One little mistake -- like failing to sign the certificate when you push out a patch for your antivirus product -- and all of a sudden you're a malware-producing, censoring spam bot. That's how it seemed for Symantec when an error spun wildly out of control.

...Symantec began deleting posts on the forum, and users began accusing it of censoring free speech and coming up with conspiracy theories.

Censorship? What censorship, asks Mark Parker, senior product manager at antivirus vendor Marshal8e6. "You are told these forums are moderated when you sign up for them," he told TechNewsWorld.

... Symantec began deleting posts in the Norton Users Forum because they were abusing the forum's terms of service, Symantec staff member Dave Cole said. "Within the first hour there were 600 new posts on this subject alone," he said.

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Symantec/Norton Censorship 

It appears that Symantec/Norton is up to their old tricks again

Censoring any person be it a paying customer or not, that asks them a direct viable question on their forums relating to one of their most recent blunders, the release of their Update V.16.5.0.134 & V.16.5.0.135.


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Symantec Supports Chinese Web Censorship

Summary: Symantec's Norton AntiVirus product has blacklisted a piece of software which enables users in China to access websites which are blocked by order of the government.


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Lol! Now here's a real hate-site!

Why Do People HATE Symantec?

"They flagged my website as dangerous and try to persuade me to buy their worthless products in exchange for whitelisting."

"It has crap antivirus software. It does more harm than good. Lot of False positives. Something called SONAR is a joke. Keep away from this software"

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Problems with Norton Internet Security?
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Problems with Norton Internet Security?

Pinched from Angry Harry 
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Problems with Norton Internet Security? 
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It must have been about 13 years ago when I first underwent the horrors that Norton Internet Security inflicted upon me.

It crashed my computer endlessly, slowed it down to a snail's pace - with the hard drive whirring away for minutes at a time - and my download speeds on the internet were continually abysmal.
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This went on for about three months.

At the time, I had no idea that Norton Internet Security was the source of all my woes.

I thought that it was either my browser or one of my programs that was messing things up or, worse, that my computer was infected with some awful virus.

These problems went on for weeks.

Then I came across someone writing in a forum about how his computer had gradually ground to a halt over a period of weeks and that his anti-virus software - Norton Internet Security - was the culprit.

I decided to follow his advice and uninstall Norton Internet Security and, like magic, my computer was completely transformed. It was back to its whizzing self.

I was so traumatised by the whole ordeal - constantly losing data and losing, literally, days' worth of time and effort, that I did not install any anti-virus software for about three years! - until I got a new computer.
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And despite the fact that I surfed the internet for many hours every week, not once did I have any problems caused by viruses or malware.

With my new computer, I installed a product called Zone Alarm, which worked really well.

I seem to remember that it cost about $20 per year, and I never had any problems with it.

About three years later, I stumbled across a product called AVG which had very good reviews. And it was free!

So I gave it a try, and I have been using it without problems ever since.

Well, it seems that Norton Internet Security is still causing terrible problems to users judging by the thousands of horror stories that seem to be all over the internet, and so my advice is to avoid it like the plague.

Here are some recent examples of comments from all over the place, ...

I upgraded to 2013 on a machine where 2012 had some problems hoping that the new version would have fixed them but actually I think I am having even more problems...

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DON'T WASTE UR TIME OR MONEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!I have had norton for 2 years now and purchased the 2013 NIS. It keeps freezing my computer which I never had a problem with. It just stopped working had to uninstall and reinstall. It messed up my dvd drive everytime I uninstalled it I had to run fix it to get it back

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After installing it I decided to run a full scan. While it was running I had to run an errand. When I got back, I went to check the scan and it didn't even scan 9,000 items, and the scanner was just "hanging there." Not doing nothing. So, I went to stop the scan, and it wouldn't close. It just kept hanging. I tried closing the whole Norton screen by right clicking on the task bar to shut it down, but still it wouldn't.

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I can't put up with the lack of help and customer support anymore.

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Please be aware that I hate Norton with a passion, and am taking the time to worn unsuspecting people. Symantec who makes Norton is a greedy company that Doesn't care about their consumers.

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Speaking to the amiable back office people in India and I discovered the data was lost permanently with no chance of ever recovering it

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After a total of five hours of trying, I gave up and installed the cable company's free software (a version of McAfee); it installed and worked fine.

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I will NEVER purchase another Norton product. I installed NIS 2013 shortly after upgrading to Windows 8. NIS 2013 simply doesn't work with Windows 8. I started having problems downloading emails, then problems installing program/app updates.

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In conclusion, save yourself a lot of grief, time, and money and go with another competitor's product.

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Actual viruses are less harmful to your computer than this garbage.

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1) Norton disconnected my WIFI connection treating it as a threat. I no longer have WIFI and can't re-establish it without removing NIS, which I am doing. 
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2) It inactivated my Canon camera software stored on my computer's hard drive. 
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3) It affected another driver, which one I am not sure...I am now receiving Windows messages asking me if Windows should try to restore a disabled driver. 
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4) It has significantly slowed down the loading of Websites.

5) When I try to run a full scan using NIS, it stalls for at least a minute before the actual scan begins. 
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6) My computer comes to a stand still or becomes sluggish when NIS is running some updates. ...
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Stay away from NIS 2013; it is buggy and therefore Norton is trying to unload it from their inventory by selling it for $25. It's totally invasive to your computer system.
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Horrible!!! Removed itself for no reason and crashed both computers! 

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DO NOT BUY ANY NORTON PRODUCT. NORTON SUCKED A DECADE AGO, AND HASNT CHANGED.
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NIS 2013 nearly ruined my windows 7 laptop.
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It slowed my computer WAY down - actually it froze many apps. I could not use my Google Chrome with it, and ended up "uninstalling" it after 2 days .
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Couldn't get it to work on my laptop. When you loaded it on the internert wouldnt work. When you removed norton the internet worked!. Just downloaded microsoft security for free and everythings fine now.
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As soon as i installed it, Norton anti virus 2012 slowed down my computer and internet so much that it was a total joke... then the kick in the teeth came when i uninstalled Norton and for some reason the uninstall removed all device drivers and crippled my PC!!!!!!! SAVE YOURSELF DAYS OF TROUBLE by NOT buying this total joke of a so called software.... more like MALWARE!!!!
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The worst problem of all is that it takes an inordinate amount of time to reach a useable desktop.
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Upggrading to 2013 just lost all but six of my logins out of 90 and a bunch of confidential notes. I cannot believe how amateurish the algorithm must be to allow such a thing to happen. The upgrade does not make a safety backup and so the failed migration has in effect cost me an incalculable loss of confidential data. AVOID IT at all costs and get another brand
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What was Symantec thinking by releasing this piece of garbage??
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How to Uninstall Norton Internet Security
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Type "Uninstalling Norton Internet Security" into Google and you will see thousands of Norton users wanting to uninstall Norton Internet Security in order to protect their computers and their sanity.
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Indeed, the product is so bad that some companies out there are actually offering a service to help users with their problems with Norton Internet Security.
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Here, for example, you can get help with Norton Internet Security for £109 per year! ...
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Unbelievable, isn't it?
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Take my advice. If you want proper protection for your computer, go for AVG or Kapersky.
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You will likely save yourself a mountain of headaches and hours and hours of frustration.
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It's bad enough when you buy a product that just doesn't work properly, and so you have to send it back.
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But when a product actually messes up your computer and/or destroys mountains of your data and documents, then I think that you should be entitled to compensation; not only for your loss, but also for your time.
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Indeed, if you bought any other product that caused you such damage, you would, indeed, be entitled to some compensation.
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So why should we allow companies like Symantec to avoid their liability for causing significant losses to their customers?
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Finally, not everyone has problems with Norton Internet Security, but a very large percentage - about 20% - appear to have terrible problems with it - problems which gradually get worse as the months go by.
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So my advice is to uninstall it if it is pre-installed on your new machine as a trial version, and go for some better product.
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Indeed, the only reason that Norton Internet Security is often pre-installed on new machines is because computer manufacturers get good money from Norton for doing this.
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So, be warned!