The following is a personality profile of John Kenneth Galbraith based on his work.
John Kenneth Galbraith is shrewd and skeptical.
He is imaginative, he has a wild imagination. He is philosophical as well: he is open to and intrigued by new ideas and loves to explore them. But, John Kenneth Galbraith 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 well-being.
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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