Tomorrow, on October 28th at 1 PM CET, a new girl will join the Executive Committee of FYEG until next GA in June, reemplacing Krassi (now elected co-spokeperson in reemplacement of Ingrid (no it’s not complicated at all)) within the eight-people team constituing the EC.
Juliane,20, from Germany, or Maria,25, from Finland ?
Who will be the happy one joining Clarisse, Phil, Dragana, Micha, Krassina, Kristian and Silvio in this pink fluffy adventurewhich consists in leading the Federation of Young European Greens for the 2014 European Campaign? For those who still haven’t made their choice, for those who want to confirm it or change their mind, and for those who are just curious about these two candidates, the Ecosprinter proposed them to present themselves through the famous Proust Questionnaire !
More info on the candidatures can be found here !
|Confessions questions||Maria Tirkkonen||Juliane Goetzke||Proust’s answers 1890|
|Your favorite virtue||Practical wisdom.||Solidarity. Courage.||The need to be loved; more precisely, the need to be caressed and spoiled much more than the need to be admired|
|Your favorite qualities in a man.||Depends on a person in question. And circumstances.||Reflecting his_ privileges!||Feminine charms.|
|Your favorite qualities in a woman.||See above.||There’s something wrong with that question.||Manly virtues, and frankness in friendship.|
|Your chief characteristic||Small down-to-earth nerdy girl.||Curiosity.||—-|
|What you appreciate the most in your friends||As my friends, they are here when I need them. As people, they are determined, creative and really good at what they do.||That they find their way trough the labyrinth of my often inconsistent thoughts.||To have tenderness for me, if their personage is exquisite enough to render quite high the price of their tenderness|
|Your main fault||Not being able to forget.||Ignoring that I have a human sleep need.||Not knowing, not being able to “want”.|
|Your favourite occupation.||Enjoying life.||Getting to know new people and their living environment.||Loving.|
|Your idea of happiness||My happiness comes from all the small things and little lights in the dark.||Being with people that share my vision of a future world.||I am afraid it be not great enough, I dare not speak it, I am afraid of destroying it by speaking it.|
|Your idea of misery.||Not knowing what you want.||Being stuck in one place for the rest of my life.||Not to have known my mother or my grandmother.|
|If not yourself, who would you be?||Someone else, obviously. Despite all my faults I do like myself.||An arctic tern, flying around the world every year.||Myself, as the people whom I admire would like me to be.|
|Where would you like to live?||By the sea.||In a place without geographical distance.||A country where certain things that I should like would come true as though by magic, and where tenderness would always be reciprocated|
|Your favourite color and flower.||Emerald green and wild flowers growing in unexpected places.||Glaucous. A Baobab tree.||The beauty is not in the colours, but in their harmony.|
|Your favorite prose authors.||Milan Kundera and Jeanette Winterson||Miranda July, Max Frisch||Currently, Anatole France and Pierre Lotti.|
|Your favorite poets.||Sylvia Plath and Eeva Kilpi||Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan. Especially the poems they wrote about each other.||Baudelaire and Alfred de Vigny.|
|Your favorite heroes in fiction.||Rhett Butler, for leaving that Scarlett-bitch in the end.||Charlie from “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”||Hamlet|
|Your favorite heroines in fiction.||Scarlett O’Hara.||Black Widow (Marvel Universe)||Berenice.|
|Your favorite painters and composers.||Alphonse Mucha, Elsa Bescow, Bill Whelan, Lisa Gerrard||Edward Hopper||Beethoven, Wagner, Schumann|
|—-||Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt|
|Your heroes in real life.||People who are willing to fight for what they believe in.||People that live in a way that is 100% consistent with their political view. Freegans.||Mr. Darlu, Mr. Boutroux.|
|Your favorite heroines in real life.||See above.||People that live in a way that is 100% consistent with their political view. Freegans.||—-|
|Your heroines in World history||First wave feminists paving the way for the rest of us.||I don’t think that we actually remember (m)any of the real heroines that have lived.||Cleopatra|
|Your favorite food and drink.||A dinner, made and paid by someone other than myself, and red wine.||Hummus, lots and lots of green tea.||—-|
|Your favorite names.||Changes with seasons.||Brava – means valiant and brave in Esperanto.||I only have one at a time.|
|What I hate the most.||My own spelling mistaeks and having to talk when I got nothing to say.||When people don’t listen to each other. Wilful ignorance.||What is bad about me.|
|World history characters I hate the most||Religious fundamentalists.||There is no sense in rating the badness of people or events they are responsible for.||I am not educated enough.|
|The military event I admire the most||Peacekeeping.||Nothing comes to my mind.||My military service!|
|The reform I admire the most||The one you have in your mind when you realise something.||Doing some fine-tuning with reforms doesn’t help for serious problems – fundamentals of the system must be changed!||—-|
|The natural talent I’d like to be gifted with||Patience.||To make an off-the-cuff speech that conveys my passion to everyone who is listening.||Will-power, and seductiveness.|
|How I wish to die||On a day that starts with some coffee.||Unconsciously||Improved—and loved.|
|What is your present state of mind.||Calm and fuzzy Sunday-feeling.
||Inspired. I just came from an amazing demo for solidarity with refugees.||Boredom from having thought about myself to answer all these questions.|
|For what fault have you most toleration?||Telling lies because I am a liar too.||Those based on ignorance.||Those that I understand.|
|Your favorite motto.||It is the clichés that cause the trouble.||Principally not following principles.||I should be too afraid that it bring me misfortune.|