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On Tue, 18 Apr 17 17:48:48 UTC Chief (57) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
have burns on body and with no perscribed pain medication
Where would you like to live?
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
walking and riding bikes in my 90s and100s
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
to a life deprived of works of genuis
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Western poetry; those who are an expression of an ideal and sometimes an ideal
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Scorates, Plato, Kierkegaard, Moore; and, some Western fiction characters
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
a woman of genious leading an ordianary life with few obstacles
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Those who are more than women without ceasing to womanly
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
The quality you most admire in a man?
Intelligence, sense of exploration and sensitive
The quality you most admire in a woman?
gentleness, naruralness, intelligence
Your favorite virtue?
all virtues that are not limitd to sect, or the universil virtues
Your favorite occupation?
reading, writing, driving, book examinations
Who would you have liked to be?
rachael carson, a male version
Your most marked characteristic?
a craving for love and adventure
What do you most value in your friends?
tenderness, and honesty
What is your principle defect?
none known
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
not having my dad and mother ever
What would you like to be?
myself, a full-time fiction writer and occasional non-fiction writer
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
William Johnstone,
Who are your favorite poets?
Who are your heroes in real life?
Milton Messenger
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
What are your favorite names?
What is it you most dislike?
My challenged qualities
What historical figures do you most despise?
I am not sufficiently educated to say
What event in military history do you most admire?
WarWar II, Baltle of Normandy
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Will power and charm
How would you like to die?
much beloved; and in my sleep in my 100s
What is your present state of mind?
Annoyance of having to answer so many personal questions
What is your motto?
keep cool; never stop intensely learning

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