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On Sun, 06 Nov 16 17:20:54 UTC ile105 (27) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To be irrevocably frustrated with my life.
Where would you like to live?
Wherever I could be who I am and do what I do. But London is the greatest place on Earth.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
A table full of friends laughing and talking about who/what we love, after a fulfilling day at work.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
To liars.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
The anti-heroes, the faulted heroes, the non-heroes.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Emmeline Pankhurst, Queen Victoria, Marie Curie.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
My mother and grandmother, Jo Cox.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Jane Eyre, Diane Lockhart.
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
My best friend.
The quality you most admire in a man?
Intelligence, social and civic involvement, open-mindedness, kindness, quiet but brilliant humour, non-hidden passion.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Independence, intelligence, generosity (especially towards other women), open-mindedness, self-humour, kindness, non-hidden passion.
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Going to the theatre.
Who would you have liked to be?
Michelle Obama.
Your most marked characteristic?
Not my place to say.
What do you most value in your friends?
Their presence, physical or otherwise.
What is your principle defect?
Conceit. You don’t need to ask other people.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Being alone in the world.
What would you like to be?
Better, and a better surgeon.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
Blue rose.
What is your favorite bird?
The rook.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Auster, Austen, Manzoni, Foster Wallace, Bulgakov, Salinger.
Who are your favorite poets?
Dante, Shakespeare, Keats, Catullus, Virgil, Lee Masters, Brecht, Manzoni.
Who are your heroes in real life?
The ones who have been true teachers to me, even from a distance, and my friends.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Emmeline Pankhurst, Queen Victoria, Marie Curie.
What are your favorite names?
Sophie, Victoria, Alessandro.
What is it you most dislike?
Obtusity, ignorance, closed-mindedness, rudeness masked as straight honesty.
What historical figures do you most despise?
Nigel Farage.
What event in military history do you most admire?
The Thermopiles' battle.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
The ability to morph according to need.
How would you like to die?
Without knowing it.
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
Have courage, be kind.

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