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On Sun, 03 Apr 16 16:46:45 UTC a.o. (40) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To be without love
Where would you like to live?
In a lush green place by the water with mountains and a city nearby
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To make meaning in art, love, and places.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Laziness, despair, self-pity
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Those conflicted but determined, honest, dogged, humourous, reflective, curious, and confused.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Hildegard de Bingen, Louis Riel,
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Women who speak truth to power.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Pussy King of the Pirates
Your favorite painter?
Francis Bacon
Your favorite musician?
Too many to list, no favourites, and always changing, experimental risk takers, those who make themselves vulnerable and create new sounds.
The quality you most admire in a man?
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Forthrightness, someone who doesnt suffer fools but happily entertains trifles.
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Making art
Who would you have liked to be?
A natural scientist
Your most marked characteristic?
A desire to make happy those I love.
What do you most value in your friends?
Intelligence and openess
What is your principle defect?
Judgement, pettiness, lack of confidence
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To have not met all my friends, to have lived sheltered and settled
What would you like to be?
Secure, engaged, calm.
What is your favorite color?
The colors of the sky in California at dusk.
What is your favorite flower?
Bleeding Heart.
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Kathy Acker, George Bataille, Maurice Blanchard,
Who are your favorite poets?
Rilke, Ariana Reines, Baudelaire, RImbaud.
Who are your heroes in real life?
My mother, all my teachers.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Angela Davis, Assata Shakur
What are your favorite names?
Octavie, Juvenal, Theodora
What is it you most dislike?
Base consumerism, ignorance
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Charismatic grace
How would you like to die?
Understood, unaware.
What is your present state of mind?
Tired and bereaved
What is your motto?
No mottos.

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