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On Tue, 03 Nov 15 23:39:19 UTC El (23) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Severe debt or else debt to one you despise
Where would you like to live?
A quiet, beautiful place
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Time to myself to pursue my own interests without reserve
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Ones that resolve to change the world to reflect their ideal
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Great judges and religious leaders
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
One with an overpowering will coupled with humility
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Those that combine strength with femininity
Your favorite painter?
I don't have one; I'm not a huge fan of visual art
Your favorite musician?
None in particular; I tend to have favorite songs, not musicians
The quality you most admire in a man?
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Reading and writing
Who would you have liked to be?
A poet, Melvin Tolson
Your most marked characteristic?
A dislike of being disturbed
What do you most value in your friends?
Independence and Practicality
What is your principle defect?
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To have failed at any stage of my schooling
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?
James Baldwin, Ishmael Reed
Who are your favorite poets?
Those associated with the Harlem Rennaissance
Who are your heroes in real life?
I have none
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Women of power who used it righteously
What are your favorite names?
Biblical names, particularly containing El
What is it you most dislike?
What historical figures do you most despise?
Demagouges and robber barons
What event in military history do you most admire?
The victory at Uhud
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Charisma and confidence
How would you like to die?
In the line of duty
What is your present state of mind?
Relief that I can answer most questions rather quickly
What is your motto?
The secret of life is to have no fear

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