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Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu , whose name means "Old Master," was a contemporary of Confucius in the sixth century B.C.E. and the founder of the philosophical tradition of Taoism. He worked as a librarian at the court of Chou. When the kingdom showed signs of decay, Lao Tzu left and was never heard of again. Tao Te Ching is said to be the principles of his philosophy. Alejandro B�rcenas , Ph.D. is an assistant professor and graduate advisor of Texas State University's Philosophy Department.

Personality Profile For Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu

The following is a personality profile of Lao Tzu based on his work.

Lao Tzu is confident and informal.

He is unstructured, he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life. He is calm under pressure as well: he handles unexpected events calmly and effectively. But, Lao Tzu is also assertive: he tends to speak up and take charge of situations, and he is comfortable leading groups.

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

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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