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Lao Tzu

The founder of philosophical Taoism, Lao Tzu is a central figure in Chinese culture. He is traditionally acknowledged as the author of the Tao Te Ching, although the attribution -- like much of Tzu's biography -- is a matter of scholarly debate. According to legend, he was the longtime keeper of the imperial archives. Saddened by his contemporaries' reluctance to pursue virtue, Lao Tzu left the court. As he was crossing the Tibetan border, a guard asked him to write down his teachings,...See more

Personality Profile For Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu

The following is a personality profile of Lao Tzu based on his work.

Lao Tzu is confident and informal.

He is unstructured, he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life. He is calm under pressure as well: he handles unexpected events calmly and effectively. But, Lao Tzu is also assertive: he tends to speak up and take charge of situations, and he is comfortable leading groups.

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

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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