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Dark Psychology 101: Learn The Secrets Of Covert Emotional Manipulation, Dark Persuasion, Undetected Mind Control, Mind Games, Deception, Hypnotism, Brainwashing And Other Tricks Of The Trade

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Dark Psychology is one of the most powerful forces at work in the world today. It is used by the most powerful influencers the world has ever known. Those who are unaware of it risk having it used against them. Don’t run that risk!

In his book entitled Dark Psychology 101 author Michael Pace offers a cutting-edge distillation of some of the most powerful principles in the world of dark psychology. Each chapter explains an aspect of dark psychology in a way which is understandable for a layman with no specialist scientific knowledge. Ideas are illustrated with examples to make the task of understanding dark psychology easier. In addition, the book contains case studies and useful profiles on the types of people who make use of this “black magic” in their everyday lives. You will be also shown how you can apply the principles of dark psychology if you choose to.

Please be warned, this book is not for the faint of heart or the weak of mind. Once you have lifted the curtain on the world of dark psychology, there is no going back. You will have an understanding of human nature that few have ever obtained. With great power comes great responsibility.

240 pages, Kindle Edition

First published August 10, 2015

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78 reviews1 follower
November 9, 2016
If I could have given this thing less than one star and still have it register as a rating, I would. This was the most ludicrous collection of misinformation I have read outside of Vermin Supreme's campaign promises (I would still like that pony, though). This author, who does not hide his conservative troglodyte philosophies very well, used the word dark so many times I suspected childhood trauma with a closet and a bogey man. This had all the pertinence of a click bait ad with none of the cute animations or celebrity references (unless of course you count the vilification of President Obama). Someone needs to tell this guy that psychological manipulation is a political tool without a party alignment. It's everyone's favorite game. Also, it might help if this guy attended a psychology seminar...class... um... therapy. I wish this was like an Onion article and meant to be satire, but sadly, I think the guy actually believes his own shtick. Oh, and no, that is not the correct information about Neurolinguistic Programming... My stars and garters! This is the most worthless collection of balderdash. I have never been so glad that I didn't actually spend one cent on this trash... and that is exactly where it belongs. I understand this author has penned a number of these little gems. My advice to anyone with a brain that doesn't need a new aneurysm would be to STAY AWAY FROM THIS STUPIDITY.
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21 reviews2 followers
June 7, 2017
Poorly written. Author has no Psychology education. He's a martial arts instructor not a psychologist.
Profile Image for Te-ge Bramhall.
135 reviews1 follower
April 1, 2020
This could have been at most a 10 page report and I would have learned just as much…maybe more because the author would have had to be concise and you wouldn’t grow so bored that you miss the few actual informative sentences in the book.

Honestly, this reminded me of one of my college professors. You know the type…they drone on and on and you get nothing out of their lessons, but you’re expected to know the information they were trying to convey when it comes time for the test.

The subject could truly be fascinating, but this isn’t the book that will prove that.
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792 reviews196 followers
March 3, 2016
In theory, I'm not at all opposed to an armchair expert self-publishing a book on a subject they're interested in (even if they don't have any actual qualifications) -- which is what Dark Psychology 101 amounts to. But, in practice, this book is overly-broad and unengaging, and you could honestly get most of the information it contains by spending a couple of hours on Wikipedia.

I'd recommend Dominic Streatfeild's Brainwash: The Secret History of Mind Control instead.
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Author 4 books20 followers
July 10, 2018
We're continuing our foray into bad kindle unlimited books.

Dark Psychology 101 is one such book. My suspicions were confirmed. This is a pretty standard kindle unlimited book on a topic, I would say.

It announces itself as something of interest to afflicted people or those looking to dabble in malevolence. What it delivers is a number of pages of "business book density" content at a very far from educated readership resolution. I don't think it would be terribly misleading to say that it's a brief cataloging of naughty things that people engage in, or embody.

It has no shortage of bromides or other trite statements. It seems as if it's set to get around to some meaningful content, as you read it, but it never really delivers. What it does offer is all presented on the authors authority (literally who?) and not backed by citations.

The wonders of self-published content.
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May 22, 2019
Altho' this stuff is basically accurate and true, it is done in a very poor manner. It isn't 101 because that implies it is college level, but really it is grade school level. It does NOT have any case histories, it has crappy examples. It is dull and mushy in expression, it is NOT sharp and cutting. Worst of all, it is a 50 page book puffed up to 200 pages by using cheap and shitty techniques of large text, a space between each line and two lines between paragraphs. This guy is just an opportunist selling crap for high prices. Don't buy this book. What a huge disappointment.
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670 reviews6 followers
January 18, 2022
I'm not sure how to review this book. This is a a 3.5 hour audio book. I'm guessing it's been translated from a different language because whoever did the translating wasn't English speaking either. It's horrible. (ie: "When you consciously through associate proceeding of our wholeness in being nature understand that the mind is the mind.....")

As for content, not really worth listening too. I found some of it was nonsense - like chakra colors. Did I learn anything, no.
2 reviews
July 10, 2019
Life changing book

Life changing reading. Nothing that we know,or thought we knew about human behavior, will ever be perceived the same as prior reading this book.
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March 8, 2022
I read for information
This entire review has been hidden because of spoilers.
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June 15, 2021
Real People

The chapter depicting political figures does not resonate with the average person. It is difficult to understand narcissism with a person like Kim Jong.People like this have the means by which to accomplish their diabolical goals which is accepted because of their leadership position.
390 reviews1 follower
February 28, 2017
Dark Psychology

This is one awesome book. I just wished that this was available back in 1988 before I got married to the wrong person and meeting others that practice this dark form of psychology. This book will help you to pick them out and you can learn to protect yourself from their tactics.
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3 reviews
October 20, 2016
I was/am very interested in learning about the dark side of psychology from a more academic approach, hoping for Stanley Milgram, Zimbardo and Falcon, etc., to fall in there. Instead, in my opinion, I was provided with a popular psychology book based on relationships primarily (as many earlier examples amount) and nothing like what I thought I should expect.

This is a great book for people in relationships who think their partner may have ulterior motive, dealing with aspects such as subliminal messaging, some neurolinguistic programming, covert emotional manipulation , which are brought up in its own chapters.

Honestly, I was expecting a more exciting and/or perhaps more academic book on dark psychology and was not impressed, thankfully this was a free 'purchase' (it was a credit for free) because I would not be impressed. The book mentions science, but I experience minute impression of a scientific approach, if anything (as a reviewer has previously stated) much of the information could be acquired on Wikipedia, and that's probably more in-depth.
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7 reviews
May 22, 2016
Very specific, excellent examples

I really enjoyed this book and found it very educational. I would have given it five stars because the information was spot on, but I didn't like how the writer sounded biased about god and religion, it almost seemed like he was insinuating all believers are disillusioned and I think writers should stay clear from personal preferences with facts. Good book worth the buy
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393 reviews9 followers
February 29, 2016
This was a good introduction to those who want to learn about the darker aspects of psychology. It was written in terms that are very easy to understand and is straight to the point.

I recommend this book to those interested in learning about this type of psychology. I think it is a good starting point.
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