The Laws of Human NatureThe Laws of Human Nature
Listen to the intro

The Laws of Human Nature

user-icon

Robert Greene

Human nature encompasses many laws that profoundly impact our daily lives. These laws include irrationality, narcissism, envy, shortsightedness, aggression, and the denial of death. Accepting the existence of these laws may be challenging, but it opens the door to personal growth. By understanding human nature more deeply, we can identify when our emotions lead to irrational decisions or when external groups excessively influence our opinions. Furthermore, comprehending human nature allows us to recognize the common threads that unite all humans, fostering greater empathy. Find inspiration in the sublime. Pause momentarily and contemplate the extraordinary events that allowed life to flourish on our planet. Against staggering odds, the perfect conditions aligned, leading to the existence of life as we know it today. Reflecting on this remarkable chain of events, the majestic landscapes, vast oceans, thriving flora, and diverse wildlife allow us to grasp what is commonly called "the sublime." Your life is a marvel, and it is crucial to never lose sight of this fact.

hashtagrelationships
hashtagcareer
clock11 min
bite5 Bites
target5 Insight

What's it about?

In his book The Laws of Human Nature (2018), Robert Greene delves into the human condition's often overlooked or ignored aspects. He explores our inherent narcissism, irrationality, short-sightedness, and tendencies toward compulsive and aggressive behavior. However, by acknowledging and comprehending these facets of human nature, we can gain control over them and even use them to our advantage.

Book summary

Human nature encompasses many laws that profoundly impact our daily lives. These laws include irrationality, narcissism, envy, shortsightedness, aggression, and the denial of death. Accepting the existence of these laws may be challenging, but it opens the door to personal growth. By understanding human nature more deeply, we can identify when our emotions lead to irrational decisions or when external groups excessively influence our opinions. Furthermore, comprehending human nature allows us to recognize the common threads that unite all humans, fostering greater empathy. Find inspiration in the sublime. Pause momentarily and contemplate the extraordinary events that allowed life to flourish on our planet. Against staggering odds, the perfect conditions aligned, leading to the existence of life as we know it today. Reflecting on this remarkable chain of events, the majestic landscapes, vast oceans, thriving flora, and diverse wildlife allow us to grasp what is commonly called "the sublime." Your life is a marvel, and it is crucial to never lose sight of this fact.

To read rest of the book you can download Bitely
appstoregoogleplayapp gallery
All Bites
bite5 Bites

All of us are susceptible to behaving irrationally.

1
logo

A character should be evaluated based on actions rather than appearances, as everyone has some narcissism.

2
logo

We should aim to possess exemplary character and leverage the desire for what others have to benefit ourselves.

3
logo

People often tend to be defensive and short-sighted.

4
logo

Generational values impact all of us, and it can be beneficial to acknowledge and accept the inevitability of death.

10
logo
mailbox-icon

Do you want to keep learning?

Don't miss updates from the exciting universe of Bitely!