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On Wed, 22 Jun 11 21:25:25 UTC Benjamin Urrutia (61) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Illness that causes you pain but does not kill you.
Where would you like to live?
San Luis Obispo
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Those of little children
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Sam Gamgee, Ron Weasley, and Hiccup
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Alexander the Great, Jesus, the Poetess Rabi'a
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Ursula Le Guin, Gracia Fay Ellwood, Rabi'a
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Galadriel, Hermione Granger, Sweetheart
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
The quality you most admire in a man?
The quality you most admire in a woman?
The ability and willingness to listen
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Reading and writing while listening to Mozart
Who would you have liked to be?
My true self, as I was meant by God to be.
Your most marked characteristic?
Bad one: Self-righteousness. Good one; Willingness to learn.
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your principle defect?
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Oy, don't ask.
What would you like to be?
My true self.
What is your favorite color?
Peacock Blue.
What is your favorite flower?
The White Rose.
What is your favorite bird?
The Emperor Penguin.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Isaac Asimov, Mary Renault, Hugh Nibley, Paula Fredriksen
Who are your favorite poets?
Emily Dickinson, Gabriele D'Annunzio, C.S. Lewis
Who are your heroes in real life?
Gracia Fay Ellwood
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
What are your favorite names?
Names in Tokien and in J.K. Rowling
What is it you most dislike?
The inability to listen
What historical figures do you most despise?
The Crusaders at their most murderous and genocidal.
What event in military history do you most admire?
Alexander's peaceful conquest of Egypt, the Israeli victory in 1967.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
The ability to make money, lots of it.
How would you like to die?
While praying, as Dr. Livingstone did.
What is your present state of mind?
Pleased at thinking about myself to answer these questions.
What is your motto?
"At last, a good plan!"

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