Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan is the author of The Botany of Desire, The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food, all New York Times bestsellers. A longtime contributor to The New York Times Magazine, he is also the Knight Professor of Journalism at Berkeley.

Personality Profile For Michael Pollan

The following is a personality profile of Michael Pollan based on his work.

Michael Pollan is shrewd, skeptical and tranquil.

He is independent, he has a strong desire to have time to himself. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Michael Pollan 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 prestige.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. 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.


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