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On Sat, 01 Dec 12 22:56:55 UTC Fanourios (40) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
For a human being of our time, to never be able to grasp how tiny we all are (including the so-called Universe or "Multiverse" itself)
Where would you like to live?
In a world of endless collaborative creation and sharing
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To be able to sleep in peace when it is time to sleep
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
To those I have never encountered before
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Those who set an example too hard to resist
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Those who set an example too hard to resist
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Maud Robart - I cannot think of another
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Those I have fallen in love with, for real
Your favorite painter?
I have no favorite painter. A painting that strikes my whole being, at a given moment, is my favorite.
Your favorite musician?
Ianis Xenakis
The quality you most admire in a man?
Someone who inspires me in a creative way
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Beauty that drives me peacefully crazy
Your favorite virtue?
Being beyond good and evil
Your favorite occupation?
Collaborative creation
Who would you have liked to be?
Someone whose work would inspire those in need of inspiration
Your most marked characteristic?
Philosophical and artistic stubborness
What do you most value in your friends?
Sincerity, simplicity, inspiration
What is your principle defect?
Not trusting other humans enough (in general)
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To believe that all is futile
What would you like to be?
A teacher who helps his pupils open their eyes
What is your favorite color?
The color of her eyes
What is your favorite flower?
The one I wrote about in my first poem, 25 years ago - that lived on as meaningful dust
What is your favorite bird?
One that seems to be flying freely and to be chanting merrily when it stands
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Nikos Kazantzakis and Fedor Dostoievski
Who are your favorite poets?
Charles Baudelaire and Homer
Who are your heroes in real life?
Maud Robart, Friedrich Nietzsche and anyone who bravely fights pain or surrenders to it gently
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
What are your favorite names?
Titos-Alexandros, Chantal, Roberto, Paciencia
What is it you most dislike?
Violence combined with real hatred
What historical figures do you most despise?
What event in military history do you most admire?
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Love without limits
How would you like to die?
In peace
What is your present state of mind?
Somewhat tired but interested
What is your motto?
Je suis chacun de mes instants

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