Saturday, November 18, 2006

proust questionnaire

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Boredom

Where would you like to live?
Edinburgh, or a tiny little island in the South Pacific

What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Companionship, a full stomach, and high speed DSL.

To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Selfishness, greed, and being anti-social

Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Yossarian, Billy Pilgrim, and Dream

Who are your favorite characters in history?
Martin Luther, Aristotle, and St. Maximilian Kolbe

Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Jeanne d'Arc, Marie Curie, Sandra Day O'Connor

Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Alyssa Jones, Scarlett (G.I. Joe), Jean Grey

Your favorite painter?
Degas

Your favorite musician?
Totally unfair question

The quality you most admire in a man?
Honesty

The quality you most admire in a woman?
Again, honesty

Your favorite virtue?
Patience

Your favorite occupation?
Teacher

Who would you have liked to be?
Newton

Your most marked characteristic?
Intelligence, humor, sarcasm

What do you most value in your friends?
Honesty, self-awareness, fat wallets

What is your principle defect?
Selfishness

What is your dream of happiness?
No bills, no responsibilities, no pressure

What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Dying too soon

What would you like to be?
Teacher

In what country would you like to live?
Scotland

What is your favorite color?
Silver

What is your favorite flower?
Cherry-blossom

What is your favorite bird?
Parakeet

Who are your favorite prose writers?
Vonnegut, Heller, Miller (Arthur and Frank), Salinger

Who are your favorite poets?
Frost, Blake, Shakespeare, Bukowski, Chaucer, Shakur

Who are your heroes in real life?
Police officers, firefighters, ER doctors

What are your favorite names?
John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt

What is it you most dislike?
Bears. Specifically, the North American Grizzly.

What historical figures do you most despise?
Hitler, Idi Amin, Pol Pot

What event in military history do you most admire?
The Battle of Thermopylae

What reform do you most admire?
The Protestant Reformation

What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Telekinesis

How would you like to die?
Peacefully, in my sleep

What is your present state of mind?
Boredom

What is your motto?
"I have said to you to speak the truth is a painful thing. To be forced to tell lies is much worse."

3 Comments:

Blogger Joey said...

So where were you for the Kappa induction?

10:36 PM

 
Blogger suplexmasta said...

In class... in Watkinsville. There was no way I could get to Oakwood, since I've got classes Monday and Wednesday from 10:00AM to 6:45PM.

Did they announce my name or anything?

10:44 PM

 
Blogger Joey said...

Yeah, they announced your name.

6:59 AM

 

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