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On Sat, 15 Jul 17 06:03:04 UTC alabambino (32) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
unmitigated self-consciousness
Where would you like to live?
in a temporate semi-forested hill country
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
faults related to a lack of opportunity or education
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
those most unromanticized (like Coetzee's D. Lurie)
Who are your favorite characters in history?
those who won approval for breaking the rules by being undeniable
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
women raising children with a career
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Those women who persist
Your favorite painter?
Clyfford Still
Your favorite musician?
The quality you most admire in a man?
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
uninterrupted design
Who would you have liked to be?
philip johnson
Your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your principle defect?
selfishness or lack of self-discipline
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
to be unable to read social cues
What would you like to be?
myself, with more initiative
What is your favorite color?
colors with hints of other colors in them, but mainly greens and blues
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
E. Annie Proulx
Who are your favorite poets?
Mary Oliver
Who are your heroes in real life?
those who overcome
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
the women who flouted the rules
What are your favorite names?
they change by the minute.
What is it you most dislike?
blind privilege
What historical figures do you most despise?
Those who did not defend the helpless to further their own gains.
What event in military history do you most admire?
any negotiation resulting in ceasefire, de-escalation, or truce.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
disarming good looks and undeniable charisma
How would you like to die?
without fuss
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
Rules are for people who do not know what they want.

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