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Jacques Ellul

Jacques Ellul (1912-1994) was a French philosopher and Christian anarchist. He served for many years as professor of history and the sociology of institutions at the University of Bordeaux. Although he was trained as a sociologist, he is considered a philosopher with a particular interest in technology and the possibility of technological tyranny. He is said to have coined the phrase "Think globally, act locally." Among his books are Propaganda , The Political Illusion , The Theological...See more

Personality Profile For Jacques Ellul

Jacques Ellul

The following is a personality profile of Jacques Ellul based on his work.

Jacques Ellul is shrewd and skeptical.

He is philosophical, he is open to and intrigued by new ideas and loves to explore them. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Jacques Ellul 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 self-expression.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.

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