Jesse Hirsh: Proust Questionnaire

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Jesse Hirsh is the Co-Founder of The Academy of the Impossible and President of

What is your ideal living environment?
Custom rural retreat with fiber optic internet connection and access to high speed transport near to major megalopolis.

Where is your favourite place to visit, virtual or real?
My subconscious via my dreams.

What are your favourite simple pleasures in this modern world?

What person, place or thing would you revive from the past?
The Iroquois Confederacy

What do you embrace now that you never thought you would?

What is something you would love to be able to do in the future that you can’t do now?
Speak Mandarin.

Would you like to live forever?

Who has impacted your thoughts the most lately?
George R.R. Martin.

Which celebrity or public figure deserves their iconic status and why?
M.I.A. – She does interesting things with her iconic status.

The book, the movie or the video game?
All, but if forced to choose, the book.

What fills you with gratitude?

Do you see flaws as part being human, or as something to overcome?
Flaws are unavoidable and an integral part of being human.

If you were being gentle with yourself, what would you forgive?
Other people.

What is your loftiest wish for yourself or the world?

Watch Jesse’s interviews on digital currency and newsmakers (part one & two),¬†and read his full bio


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