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On Sun, 10 Jan 16 19:16:26 UTC Dean (17) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
I don't know. I've never experienced something as unhappy.
Where would you like to live?
Subic or Cape Town
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To live without restraint---especially worry.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Spending hours on the hardly edcuational part of Youtube
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Santiago (The Old Man and the Sea), Pi (Life of Pi), Zuko
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Saladin, Akbar II, and Henry VIII, because Henry VIII does whatever the fuck he wants
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Women unbound by the label "woman". Then they seek to make those bounds matter less. But never looking down on women who do.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
The American girl (Cat in the Rain), Amelie, Toph, Chihiro
Your favorite painter?
Bob Fucking Ross. Henri Matisse or Pollock.
Your favorite musician?
The quality you most admire in a man?
Humble genius
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Humble genius
Your favorite virtue?
I don't think I have one. I doubt I even practice a tiny fraction.
Your favorite occupation?
Reading, going to museums, doing great stuff with great friends. Anything that blossoms creativity
Who would you have liked to be?
I can't imagine myself being somebody else.
Your most marked characteristic?
Inappropriate humor
What do you most value in your friends?
Wit, creativity, and lack of pretension. I've always been a firm believer in that you are the average of the people you spend the most time with.
What is your principle defect?
Copying rather than innovating
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
A life without books, the sea, and good company
What would you like to be?
A genius. Scratch that---happy.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
Water lilies
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Hemingway, Joyce and Twain (haven't read any of their works yet), Green, Blume, Carroll
Who are your favorite poets?
Carroll, Basho, T.S. Elliot
Who are your heroes in real life?
Myself--for getting it this far.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Joan of Arc, Anne Frank
What are your favorite names?
What is it you most dislike?
What historical figures do you most despise?
Those with horrible goals
What event in military history do you most admire?
Defense of Thermopylae
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Effortless charisma
How would you like to die?
I don't ever want to know. Never spoil a good book, even unfinished ones.
What is your present state of mind?
Deep thinking at 3AM. Yep, one of those.
What is your motto?
Cut out the uneccessary.

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