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Alan Watts

Alan Watts (1915-1973) rose to fame in the 1960s as a charismatic interpreter of Eastern philosophies such as Taoism and Zen Buddhism, but he also spent part of his early career in the Episcopal priesthood. Born near London, Watts immigrated to the United States in his twenties, attended seminary school, and became a chaplain at Northwestern University in Illinois. After leaving the Church, he devoted himself to teaching, lecturing, and writing. During his lifetime, he wrote more than twenty...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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