Which ancient philosopher do you think like?

Find out which ancient philosopher shares your ideas. This quiz will explore some of life's important questions, and who you are. You can also learn about the philosophers and discover the differences in their philosophies.

You can choose only one answer per question so think carefully, and choose the one closest to how you feel. This was created as part of a History of Creativity project. I hope it will help you learn something or even inspire you and increase your creativity.

Created by: J. Keeley
1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
Male
Female
3. Would you rather be alone or participate in the community?
Participate
Be alone
Some of both
4. What do you think of art?
Art is good
Good art is good (It is good if I like it)
It is good for some people
It is a waste of time
5. Is there a God (or Gods)?
Yes
Yes, but that is not important
I don't know
No
6. How is happiness found?
Living a good, moral life
Reaching our potential
Overcoming suffering and fears
With family, friends, and fun activities
Living in peace and harmony with others
Living according to a divine plan/will
7. How should we gain knowledge/learn truth?
Scientific methods
Reasoning/Meditation
We learn from others
Two or more of the above
8. Which of these do you think is most important in the way you live?
Be good
Do your duty and help others
Live balanced
Control emotions/appetites
Personal improvement
Have good relationships with others
9. Which view of society/government is closest to yours?
The best people should lead us.
Government should be for the good of all.
Do your part and make the world a better place.
Freedom! and no conflicts.
It is not important
10. Are people naturally good or bad?
Good
Bad
Both
They start as neither and develop into one or the other
No comment
11. What is the basic element or true nature of the universe?
Atoms
A force/energy/spirit
Things in this universe are patterned after a more perfect one
Matter and the purpose behind it
I don't know
12. Do people have souls? (There are different definitions of soul. To some they are immortal and to some they die when the body dies.)
Yes
No
13. What is the purpose of life?
Align our will to the divine will
Find Happiness
Just do what I need to live in harmony with others and nature
Fulfill our duties in society and improve ourselves
To learn and gain understanding
To reach our potential

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