Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn (1922-2010) was a historian, playwright, and activist and the author of the bestselling A People's History of the United States . The author (with Ray Suarez) of Truth Has a Power of Its Own (The New Press), he received the Lannan Literary Award for nonfiction and the Eugene V. Debs Award for his writing and political activism.

Personality Profile For Howard Zinn

The following is a personality profile of Howard Zinn based on his work.

Howard Zinn is shrewd, skeptical and tranquil.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is calm-seeking as well: he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe. But, Howard Zinn is also self-focused: he is more concerned with taking care of himself than taking time for others.

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

He is also relatively unconcerned with taking pleasure in life: he prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment. Doesn't find tradition to be particularly motivating for him: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.


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