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Eric Hoffer

Eric Hoffer (1902 -- 1983) was self-educated. He worked in restaurants, as a migrant fieldworker, and as a gold prospector. After Pearl Harbor, he worked as a longshoreman in San Francisco for twenty-five years. The author of more than ten books, including The Passionate State of Mind, The Ordeal of Change, and The Temper of Our Time, Eric Hoffer was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1983.

Personality Profile For Eric Hoffer

Eric Hoffer

The following is a personality profile of Eric Hoffer based on his work.

Eric Hoffer is shrewd.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Eric Hoffer is also unstructured: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for modernity.

Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.


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