Since I’ve never done the Proust questionnaire, I wanted to start an experiment where I take it every year to see if personality shifts post age 30, or remains pretty much fixed.
I know this will seem rather self-indulgent, so my apologies. Just feel free to skip this post, or, if you like, relentlessly mock my answers in the comment section.
What’s your idea of perfect happiness?
A dip in the ocean on a hot summer day while people laugh at my jokes. Oh, and I’m eating chocolate.
What is your most marked characteristic?
An air of aloof, but kind, mystery
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Getting through childhood and adolescence without becoming a criminal or a sociopath
What is your greatest fear?
A life of mediocrity
Which historical figure do you identify with?
Which living person do you most admire?
Kanye West, Elon Musk, Elizabeth Warren
Who are your heroes in life?
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
What is your favorite journey?
Death, when it eventually happens
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
What is your greatest regret?
Never completing college
What is your current state of mind?
If you could change one thing about your family, what would it be?
Nothing. They are all exactly where they need to be at this stage in their growth and I love them all more than anything.
What is your most treasured possession?
My pink coat.
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
The uber conservative mindset
Where would you like to live?
France, Italy, Bali. I’ll split my time between the three.
What is your favorite occupation?
What is the quality you most like in a man?
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
What are your favorite names?
What is your motto?
Do no harm to others, go nuts on yourself.