Passion, not really the passion in regards to boning a girl, or in getting girls, although that is sometimes our passion, but not what I’m concerned with, as that passion is but a natural instinctual one that we cannot escape lest we be a unic, uninterested in sex and unmoved by ones own loins a-burning. No what I mean is a man’s passion about life. This passion is what gives a man his meaning, his core, his inner foundation – the very thing that inner game mentions often without really explaining what it is, or how you get there – it’s just said, find it. But it is central not only in your potential for getting laid, or finding a mate, wife or girlfriend; more importantly it’s central in your entire life.
A man with out passion is a man that has been neutered, reduced to a sack of mostly water wading through time and space with no direction, no anima, no spirit, no desires except self-destruction and moving within time with little agitation of the world around him as possible – in a nutshell, he is the hapless beta, the man who is a slave to his environment, a slave to everyone but himself. In order to fully be a man, and a man in control, one must have passion. It can be a general passion for life, or it can be a passion for something he wants to carry out, or it can be passion for many things he wants to explore and create and experience. With out this zest for life, for something, he is little more than a primate, simply carrying out his biological lifespan, leaving nothing behind, and basically being uninspiring and worse, uninspired himself.
Passion is a fragile thing, though when it courses through your veins at its highest intensity, it can seem impossible to extinguish, you can feel invincible – it is usually found more in the young men, full of vigor for life – however this seemingly indestructible force within you can be worn down and eliminated over time, and all without you realizing it fully – oh you may sense it, you may even tell yourself you have no passion anymore, but just as mysterious as the energy passion presents itself to you, it is equally baffling when it wanes. Is it growing older? Is it you job that is wearing you down? Is it lack of success? Is it the lack of opportunity? Is it lack of time? All things you ask if you’re trying to pick up, or trying to write the great American novel – passion is an elusive target, and the acquiring of such an elixir of life is not easy – it’s not as simple as saying I like this or that, and I want to conquer it – it is a driving energy that consumes you completely and makes you do the things that creates this flow of wonder in you. In order to keep it, you need to keep feeding it by doing it over and over again, that which causes your passion. But what if you find yourself lost in that sea of despair, finally devoid of all passion? How does one get it back?
Having no passion can lead to depression, withdrawal, fatigue, chemical dependency and general ill-health. If getting pregnant and having kids is females primary function and urge in her life, than a man’s passion is his – it is the thing that defines him, and without it he is much like the spinster we all make fun of. Passion is tied to hope and desire, and faith (not religious faith) – you need to believe in possibilities, that there always are some, and you need to have hope that you can achieve whatever your passion is, and you need to have faith that as long as you are following your passion than success will follow. Without these three things, your passion will fade and you will wilt like flowers in autumn. One thing that all girls find attractive in a man (outside gold diggers – and socialites) is a mans passion, have that and you unlock the key to game.
Joseph Campbell said the secret to happiness is to follow your bliss, I say it’s to follow your passion, wherever it leads you, and hang onto it for dear life, for if it leaves you, you may never be able to get it back.