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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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