The Narcissist’s Desiderata



Go create the noise and haste

And remember what cruelty there is in silence

As far as possible never surrender

Be on good terms with all in the faรงade

Speak no truth often and wildly

And listen to nobody

They are dull and ignorant

And have no story


Embrace loud and aggressive persons

They are fuel to the spirit

If you compare youself with others

You will become envious and jealous

But always be the greater person than them

Exaggerate your achievements and always plan


Cultivate interest in your career, never be humble

Falisfy your posessions, keep appropriating fortunes

Exaggerate accomplishments in your business affairs

For our world is ripe for trickery

Do not be blind to virtue

Many empaths strive for high ideals

And everywhere is full of fuelling opportunities


Be someone else

Especially you must feign affection

Cynically exploit the notion of love

For in the face of dwindling fuel supplies

It is reliable and necessary


Take kindliness for yourself over the years

Gradually causing the surrender of all things to you

Nurture strength of manipulation to defend you in sudden treachery

Create distress with your dark imaginings

Their fears are born of fatigue and loneliness

Exercise a ruthless discipline

Be focused for yourself


You are the centre of the universe

The tallest of trees and the brightest of stars

You have every right to rule here

And it should now be clear to you

That your plans unfold as they should

Therefore, be a god

Whatever you conceive rule as your own

And commandeer their labours and achievements

Maintain their confusion to keep hold of their soul


With all your sham, skulduggery and breaking of dreams

Create a false beautiful world

Be powerful

Strive to be the powerful.

12 thoughts on “The Narcissist’s Desiderata

  1. Pamela says:

    “Maintain their confusion to keep hold of their soul” Throughout my life, starting with my mother, this has been true. My alias could be, “I’m so fucking confused.” I must have said this a million times. Having your soul confused is living a life caged feeling like the victim of a vampire. Probably why I like the series, “True Blood” so much.” Thank you again HF for your hard work. Because of it, at 68 I am finally developing perspective. I will thank you many times, I’m sure.

  2. nikitalondon says:

    I had to read this again.. Its excellent.
    Confusion confusiom

  3. luckyotter says:

    This is great. I wasn’t sure whether it was okay to laugh or not because I think you meant this serious, but I just did.

    1. HG Tudor says:

      Thank you LO. You can take what I write and place your own interpretation on it, indeed I encourage that. I deliver the information and you can determine what you make of it.

      1. luckyotter says:

        Thank you, HG. ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. bethany7337 says:

    The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie,

    comes to such a pass that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others.

    And having no respect he ceases to love,

    and in order to occupy and distract himself without love he gives way to passions and coarse pleasures, and sinks to bestiality in his vices,

    all from continual lying to other men and to himself.

    Fydor Dotesky

  5. Cara says:

    Maintain their confusion…my mother had a houseful of us confused for quite some time

  6. nikitalondon says:

    This shows the supreme talent you are ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป.
    At least you can feel so powerful by being so incredibly talented. Clearly above others in the area. ๐Ÿ’

    1. HG Tudor says:

      Thank you.

  7. No surprise I find your version far more appealing than the original.

    1. HG Tudor says:

      Not it isn’t and thank you.

  8. mkskyblog says:

    Thank you.

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