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On Sat, 27 Apr 13 13:23:22 UTC D_Alex (46) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Blindness would totally suck. Also paralysis.
Where would you like to live?
In cyberspace as an upload. Before than, near my children.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
It would involve true love, good food, nice scenery.... and internet access.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
That I disagree often with others. For example, on what constitutes a fault.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Most interesting: those in Master and Margarita. Most admired: Maybe those in War and Peace.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Charles Darwin, Bertrand Russell, Nicola Tesla, Leonardo Da Vinci
Your favorite musician?
Justin Beiber. Lol. Seriously, I do not have one, and I find it hard to understand people who do.
The quality you most admire in a man?
I'll go with Proust's intelligence and moral sense, and add "energy"
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Intelligence and moral sense
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
My great-grandson.
Your most marked characteristic?
Probably curiosity
What do you most value in your friends?
Intelligence, moral sense and openness
What is your principle defect?
Inability to sustain productive effort
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Personal misfortunes: Death, severe brain damage.
What would you like to be?
D_Alex 2.0. Incorporating all the lessons learned from previous editions of D_Alex.
What is your favorite color?
I do not have one...
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
Chicken, or duck if roasted just right.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Leo Tolstoy, Nikolay Bulgakov, Jack Vance.
Who are your favorite poets?
Who are your heroes in real life?
My family (seriously), my first boss's boss.
What are your favorite names?
Birfak Konoplev
What is it you most dislike?
Diseases and aging
What historical figures do you most despise?
Dictators who ruin their countries. G. W. Bush also ranks low.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Real or imaginary? ... Intellect and eternal youth, respectively.
How would you like to die?
I do not want to die at all.

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