• Ronald Francis


This chapter deals with personality. It starts by looking at different approaches, and illustrates that point by referring to two well-known works. This is followed by a section nominated as ‘tests not yet devised’. A set of relevant topics follows, with yet further by both religious opinions and, respectively, moral approaches. The chapter concludes that luck is most important, that political rectitude is to be condemned. We should make a distinction between those that we cannot change (such as birthplace or race) with those items that we can (such courtesy and/or kindness). It is finally concluded that the very diversity in our social dealings is both a strength and a weakness.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald Francis
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  1. 1.Victoria UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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