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Alan Watts

Alan Watts (1915-1973) For spiritual seekers of many generations, Alan Watts earned a reputation as one of the most accessible--and entertaining--interpreters of Eastern philosophy in the West. Beginning at age 16, when he wrote an article for the journal of the Buddhist Lodge in London, Watts would develop an audience of millions who were enriched through his books, recordings, radio broadcasts, and public talks. In all, Alan Watts wrote more than 25 books, including such classics as The Book...See more

Personality Profile For Alan Watts

Alan Watts

The following is a personality profile of Alan Watts based on his work.

Alan Watts is unconventional.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is intermittent as well: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. But, Alan Watts is also proud: he holds himself in high regard, satisfied with who he is.

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

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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