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Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine was an English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary who lived from February 9, 1737, to June 8, 1809. He wrote The American Crisis (1776-1783) and Common Sense (1776-1783), two of the most important pamphlets at the outset of the American Revolution. He also contributed to the Patriots' 1776 decision to declare their hitherto unpopular goal of independence from Great Britain. His opinions were consistent with Enlightenment values for...See more

Personality Profile For Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine

The following is a personality profile of Thomas Paine based on his work.

Thomas Paine is shrewd and somewhat inconsiderate.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is unstructured as well: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life. But, Thomas Paine is also cautious of others: he is wary of other people's intentions and does not trust easily.

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

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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