[Answer the Proust Questionnaire]
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On Tue, 24 Feb 15 02:45:15 UTC emily (24) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):
- What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
- mental illness
- Where would you like to live?
- ideally California...but I love Cincinnati too
- What is your idea of earthly happiness?
- music, friends and family
- To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
- junk food and arguing with people on the internet
- Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
- orlanda from jacqueline harpman's "orlanda"
- Who are your favorite characters in history?
- helen keller, billie holiday
- Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
- my mom
- Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
- Your favorite painter?
- alphonse mucha
- Your favorite musician?
- i have a lot! etta james?
- The quality you most admire in a man?
- not racist/homophobic/sexist/etc., supports feminism, doesn't talk over other people or get defensive when called out for saying problematic things
- The quality you most admire in a woman?
- loves other women and doesn't try to distance herself from them (i.e. "i'm not like those *other* girls")...i see a lot of this and it's sad!
- Your favorite virtue?
- empathy and patience
- Your favorite occupation?
- listening to and making music
- Who would you have liked to be?
- a good person, a good social worker, a good mother
- Your most marked characteristic?
- loud, brash, opinionated
- What do you most value in your friends?
- their values/morals
- What is your principle defect?
- poor impulse control, poor executive function in general
- What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
- to have been an only child
- What would you like to be?
- What is your favorite color?
- What is your favorite flower?
- daffodils, baby's breath
- What is your favorite bird?
- budgies, lovebirds, finches, conures
- Who are your favorite prose writers?
- billy collins, ee cummings, rumi
- Who are your favorite poets?
- ogden nash, shel silverstein
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