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On Fri, 07 Jan 11 17:41:56 UTC Brendan (24) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To be unnecessary
Where would you like to live?
Somewhere free and green
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Existing with my differences with the absurd resolved
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Meursault, Fionn mac Cumhaill
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tom Barry, Victor Jara
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Rosa Luxemburg, Grace O'Malley.. any woman who has rose above her place
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Women in fiction are more often than not solely to entertain the mind
Your favorite painter?
None... the arts are alien to me
Your favorite musician?
Larry Kirwan, Christy Moore... those who sing with spirit
The quality you most admire in a man?
Integrity and spirit
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Honesty, loyalty and pride
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Seeking the truth
Who would you have liked to be?
Tom Barry
Your most marked characteristic?
My mind
What do you most value in your friends?
Their ability to entertain
What is your principle defect?
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To be unloved by someone you love
What would you like to be?
An existential hero
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Who are your favorite poets?
Shel Silverstein
Who are your heroes in real life?
My father
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
As above
What are your favorite names?
Grainne, Finn
What is it you most dislike?
Bad faith
What historical figures do you most despise?
Thatcher, Pinochet, The American Dream
What event in military history do you most admire?
The Kilmichael Ambush
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
How would you like to die?
By my own hand
What is your present state of mind?
Lost, confused, defeated... defiant
What is your motto?
Hit back, and hit harder

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