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On Thu, 25 Aug 16 21:53:24 UTC Daydreamer (63) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To be alienated by my own child
Where would you like to live?
Somewhere idyllic, but safe with healthy resources and technology
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To have my in-home Art gallery, music, water, and nature in close proximity
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Having the feeling of medoicrity while harboring a fear of failure
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
I am certainly drawn to the Romantics and laud the alternate realities
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Florence Nightingale, Mary Jane Seacole, Nanny of the Maroons
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Those who show amazing strength of character, yet maintain femininity
Your favorite painter?
Peter Max
Your favorite musician?
Herbie Hancock
The quality you most admire in a man?
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Daydreaming, painting and poetry
Who would you have liked to be?
An improved version of myself
Your most marked characteristic?
The ability to conceal my insecurities
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your principle defect?
weakness of will
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
never to have loved
What would you like to be?
What is your favorite color?
Purple - a perfect blend of hot and cold
What is your favorite flower?
Chrysanthemums, if I must choose
What is your favorite bird?
The Budgerigar
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Elizabeth Bishop
Who are your favorite poets?
Pablo Neruda, Claude McKay, Robert Frost
Who are your heroes in real life?
The people who taught me early in life
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Mother Teresa
What are your favorite names?
Names that have meanings
What is it you most dislike?
Liars, Bigots, and superficial people along with masking cruelty with religion
What historical figures do you most despise?
The ones who had little regard for humankind for their own selfish needs
What event in military history do you most admire?
I don't find anything admirable in military history from my point of view
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
The ability to say "No"
How would you like to die?
What is your present state of mind?
Impatience to finish this questionnaire
What is your motto?
Dreams don't die when you rise at daybreak

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