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On Fri, 20 Jan 17 03:18:34 UTC Douglis (44) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Lonliness around others.
Where would you like to live?
Anywhere money didn't matter
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
A great film and tub of popcorn.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Daedalus and the Sun
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Only the tragic but brilliant ones. Wittgenstein comes to mind...
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Mothers in general. But also those that fight for them.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Not many. Clytemnestra comes to mind.
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
New Order.
The quality you most admire in a man?
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
A scientist.
Your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your principle defect?
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
What would you like to be?
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Honest and direct ones who have a way with language. Rebecca Solnit comes to mind.
Who are your favorite poets?
Bronk, Creeley, Olson, Strand, and many others of that ilk.
Who are your heroes in real life?
Those that exhibit political courage.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Rosa. Luxumborg and Parks.
What are your favorite names?
My own.
What is it you most dislike?
What historical figures do you most despise?
The aggressors of wars.
What event in military history do you most admire?
The civil rights movement.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
How would you like to die?
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
Authenticity or else!

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