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On Tue, 12 Jan 16 17:34:00 UTC Burke (47) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Unrequited Love
Where would you like to live?
In a house overlooking the ocean
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Connectedness through love and emotional intimacy
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Idleness of thoughts
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Jean Valjean
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Understated and open to journeys of love
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Anna Karenina, Cosette
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
The quality you most admire in a man?
equality and fairness
The quality you most admire in a woman?
emotional intimacy
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Poet or Novelist
Who would you have liked to be?
Your most marked characteristic?
need for love
What do you most value in your friends?
I don't have friends
What is your principle defect?
maintaining connectedness with others
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
to not find a lasting love
What would you like to be?
more purpose driven
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
sea gull
Who are your favorite prose writers?
nabokov, houllenbecq, cheever
Who are your favorite poets?
lorca, yeats, whitman
Who are your heroes in real life?
FDR, Lang Lang
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Elizabeth I
What are your favorite names?
What is it you most dislike?
my own worst qualities
What historical figures do you most despise?
George W. Bush
What event in military history do you most admire?
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
beauty and charm
How would you like to die?
on an epic journey
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
carry on

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