[Answer the Proust Questionnaire]
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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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