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On Mon, 01 Feb 16 02:02:50 UTC Brick (21) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

Your most marked characteristic?
A strong fixation on fixing the perceived faults I see in myself so as to feel worthy of admiration.
What do you most value in your friends?
Loyalty - A loyalty both to continued society, to being honest, and thus encouraging sincere conversation.
What is your principle defect?
Lack of will power to see through my most valued ambitions.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To be forgotten in life and in the future: to have little to no influence on any person. Not to be a role model.
What would you like to be?
An artist in all senses of the word: to write music, to play music, to write literature.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
Who cares.
What is your favorite bird?
Snow owl
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Virginia Woolf
Who are your favorite poets?
William Blake
Who are your heroes in real life?
My brother, Christopher Hitchens, Cormac McCarthy, Maxim Vengerov.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Joan d'Arc
What are your favorite names?
No name is better or worse than another.
What is it you most dislike?
Impotence, especially in myself. Nothing is worse than a person who's incapable of seizing what he most desires
What historical figures do you most despise?
Saddam Hussein, Osama Bin Laden, Hitler?
What event in military history do you most admire?
The storming of Vimy Ridge, and the razing of Moscow
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Perfect pitch and discipline.
How would you like to die?
Well known, respected, and in a luxurious setting.
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
Keep your nose to the grind stone.

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