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On Wed, 28 Feb 18 17:44:05 UTC Jackson Fisher (47) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To suffer extreme pain and suffering before my death.
Where would you like to live?
On the Greek Island of Crete.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
A bottle of wine, a wonderful meal, and the company of friends.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Always considering my needs first and not truly caring about others.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Leopold Bloom in "Ulysess", Nick Carraway in "The Great Gatsby", William Stoner in "Stoner"
Who are your favorite characters in history?
da Vinci, Martin Luther, Chopin, Captain James Cook, Charles Darwin, Edward Shackleford, Albert Einstein.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Joan of Arc, Harriet Tubman, Marie Curie, Amelia Earhart
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Sappo, Madame Bovary, Hester Prynne,
Your favorite painter?
Marc Chagall
Your favorite musician?
John Coltrane
The quality you most admire in a man?
Intelligence, humor, empathy, kindness, adventurousness
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Intelligence, humor, empathy, kindness, adventurousness
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Drinking wine, reading, seeing live music
Who would you have liked to be?
A songwriter and musician.
Your most marked characteristic?
Being kind.
What do you most value in your friends?
Their resiliance.
What is your principle defect?
Thinking I am the center of the universe.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
The disappearance of my children.
What would you like to be?
Free of any pretension.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
American bald eagle
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Thomas Pynchon, Scott Fitzgerald
Who are your favorite poets?
E.E. Cummings, Rita Dove
Who are your heroes in real life?
Nelson Mandela,
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Joan of Arc
What are your favorite names?
Max, Hayley
What is it you most dislike?
Injustice, myopic vision
What historical figures do you most despise?
Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin
What event in military history do you most admire?
The invasion of Normandy in World War II
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
The ability to play any music upon one listen.
How would you like to die?
At peace, in celebration, surrounded by loved ones.
What is your present state of mind?
Confused but wanting to be the best version of myself.
What is your motto?
Chilvary is not dead, my lady!

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