[Answer the Proust Questionnaire]
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On Thu, 10 Feb 11 05:41:56 UTC Al (28) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):
- What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
- Depression / Despair
- Where would you like to live?
- What is your idea of earthly happiness?
- To hang out with people I like / love
- To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
- Too intense
- Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
- Luke Skywalker, Indiana Jones, and Wolverine
- Who are your favorite characters in history?
- Alcibiades, "Like a lion!"
- Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
- Crystal and Ariel Zevon
- Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
- Juno (the pregnant kid, not the goddess)
- Your favorite painter?
- Chawky Frenn. I haven't met too many painters, but he's a nice fellow. Talented, too.
- Your favorite musician?
- Warren Zevon
- The quality you most admire in a man?
- Good humor, honesty, and compassion, in that order.
- The quality you most admire in a woman?
- Your favorite virtue?
- The ability to cook good food.
- Your favorite occupation?
- Who would you have liked to be?
- I think I like being myself just fine, thanks.
- Your most marked characteristic?
- Nowadays, overwhelming intensity
- What do you most value in your friends?
- Trust and honesty
- What is your principle defect?
- Being able to keep up with everyone all the time
- What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
- Not being able to prevent a friend's suicide
- What would you like to be?
- A better person
- What is your favorite color?
- What is your favorite flower?
- Not wild about any of them.
- What is your favorite bird?
- Probably owls or falcons. Maybe a seagull.
- Who are your favorite prose writers?
- Crystal Zevon and Richard Bach
- Who are your favorite poets?
- Virgil, Leonard Cohen, and Greg Luce
- Who are your heroes in real life?
- Crystal and Ariel Zevon, Larry Porges, Sanaa Akkach, and Thomas Stanley. Each of them saved my life.
- Who are your favorite heroines of history?
- Joan of Arc and Rosa Parks. Don't know too many others.
- What are your favorite names?
- Augustus, Max, Jack, and Rudyard
- What is it you most dislike?
- Fruit. And Negative energy. In that order.
- What historical figures do you most despise?
- Probably Hitler. Maybe Stalin
- What event in military history do you most admire?
- I dunno.
- What natural gift would you most like to possess?
- Instant sleep
- How would you like to die?
- I wouldn't like to die this time around, thanks.
- What is your present state of mind?
- A bit tired but overstimulated from too much chocolate before bed.
- What is your motto?
- You can call me (Al). I may not always answer, though.
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