John Muir (1838-1914) was a naturalist, author, and advocate for wilderness preservation. A prolific writer, his many books, essays, and letters abound with wit, humor, and an exuberant love of the natural world.
John Muir (1838-1914) was a naturalist, author, and advocate for wilderness preservation. A prolific writer, his many books, essays, and letters abound with wit, humor, and an exuberant love of the natural world. See less
The following is a personality profile of John Muir based on his work.
John Muir is heartfelt.
He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, John Muir is also calm-seeking: he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
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. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.
History of an area is always so interesting. He was a great writer and his adventures lead him all over Alaska. He enjoyed meeting the people and learning all about them. Not to mention his very ... Read More
Hundred year old journal by Muir wandering towards Gulf collecting plants. Window into south and past. Plant explorers pioneered america. Human encounters almost more interesting. His view of ... Read More
Stickeen is a wonderfully written short story by one of the world's best Nature writers. It is a well crafted story that reveals a major change in humaity's view of the world around it: That other ... Read More