Question of the Day – No. 399 Whom do you admire the most (dead or alive)? Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrMoreLinkedInRedditPinterestPocketTelegramWhatsAppSkypeEmailLike this:Like Loading... 56 thoughts on “Question of the Day – No. 399” Add yours My father, the man that can do anything. He was a true meaning of Jack of all trades. R.I.P LikeLiked by 3 people Reply I’m very sorry for your loss! What did you admire the most about him? LikeLike Reply He was Mr.Brady from the Brady bunch. He had all the right advice in life. He thought logically and was always honest and truthful. I try do the same for my kids. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply MADONNA for sheer determination. And for being one of the first female performers to reach an Iconic status. She was also incredibly Talented in many ways and could have had a career as a Professional Dancer. She worked very hard to get where she is today. From a young age. She’s very powerful and I grew up listening to her music and I loved seeing all her different looks and transformations. She is attractive, versatile and interesting. I don’t always like all her songs or agree with all her viewpoints but in essence yes I admire her. I do like most of her songs though! And I have lots of her music. “Desperately Seeking Susan” was one great movie! She was super cool in that and to this day I would LOVE a jacket like the one she wore in the movie with the Pyramid on the back. 🙂 She is creative and expressive. Independent Woman. She was a Trail Blazer and not a Path Follower. Exciting. 🙂 In a World of Conformity she burst into existence and onto the music scene and made a lot of people stop and think and a lot of people smile. 🙂 I would love to have even half the confidence of MADONNA! 🙂 LikeLiked by 3 people Reply What a description! Where do you think Madonna’s confidence comes from? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Self Belief. Ambition. Fearlessness. If you don’t believe in yourself no one will believe in you. She also had an awareness of her own talents and abilities. She didn’t give up. She had Vision. Everyone needs to give something to the world. When you give you get back. LikeLiked by 1 person EXTRA good ‘un! Glad I caught it. Reblogging to my readers at sister site Timeless Wisdoms LikeLiked by 2 people Reply ❤ LikeLike Reply My grandmother LikeLiked by 2 people Reply What lessons have you learned from her? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply To believe in myself no matter what. And even if I am confronted with too many failures or too many obstacles, I should continue to seek everything that makes me me and that brings me close to my dreams. LikeLiked by 1 person Pingback: Question of the Day – Timeless Wisdoms David Hume. As a student his writing really inspired me and refreshed my perspectives. And without him, we wouldn’t have Kant! His writing is interesting, cheerful, stimulating, he’s just sheer alacrity. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Yes, he was indeed a very interesting person! As he demonstrated, we’ll never know whom or what we will influence with our behaviour. LikeLike Reply This is one of my favorite questions when talking to mentoring students. I have to say that I’m a collector of people I admire. Everyone has something that intrigues me. Ex.young friend, post brain surgery, inviting the lunch server at the hospital to sit and chat! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Which questions do you use to find out those things that seem to intrigue you? LikeLike Reply I use an interview tool to help them practice interviewing others. We also ask a similar question on our small group chat sheets. One thing I like to casually ask is who inspires you- your every day superheroes. These are primarily middle school students. LikeLiked by 1 person We also do something called The Stories Project where I get to interview people! We have something called a Legacy Interview that we use with older adults to help share their story. LikeLiked by 1 person Hirohiko Araki for his amazing illustrations and his authoring in many manga and contributing to many charity events, plus he is very funny. (Created JoJo Bizarre Adventure) LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Never heard of him. Thanks. Just googled him. It’s good to learn something new. Manga is cool. 🙂 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Your welcome!!!! It’s nice to see other people learn about him!!!!! 🙂 LikeLiked by 3 people If you could meet him, what would you ask him? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I would ask him to teach me his strategies on writing the story and illustrating the art. LikeLiked by 2 people George Washington, a visionary who wanted a land free from persecution, where every man and woman would be equal, and where power came from the governed and not money or lineage. The execution has not been perfect, I’ll be the first to admit that. But few people can claim to have truly changed the world like Washington did. Some day I hope to unify the nations and bring peace to this world, but that’s a story for another day. 😉 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply We wouldn’t be here without him. I think his ideas are the root of democracy LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Princess Diana. She was the definition of Love, Class, humanitarian, integrity, and Mother. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Yes, she was! That’s why she is remembered today all over the world. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Any decent man that is brave enough to father children, loyal enough to commit to his family, strong enough to lead them through the tough times, cool enough to cut loose and have fun, and introspective enough to appreciate all of life’s little gifts. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Beautifully said! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply 𝙿𝚊𝚞𝚕 𝙼𝚌𝙲𝚊𝚛𝚝𝚗𝚎𝚢 𝚒𝚜 𝚋𝚢 𝚏𝚊𝚛 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚖𝚘𝚜𝚝 𝚒𝚗𝚏𝚕𝚞𝚎𝚗𝚝𝚒𝚊𝚕 𝚏𝚒𝚐𝚞𝚛𝚎 𝚒𝚗 𝚖𝚢 𝚕𝚒𝚏𝚎. 𝙷𝚎 𝚒𝚜 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚞𝚕𝚝𝚒𝚖𝚊𝚝𝚎 𝚎𝚡𝚊𝚖𝚙𝚕𝚎 𝚘𝚏 𝚊𝚞𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚗𝚝𝚒𝚌, 𝚊𝚛𝚝𝚒𝚜𝚝𝚒𝚌 𝚝𝚊𝚕𝚎𝚗𝚝. 𝙷𝚒𝚜 𝚊𝚋𝚒𝚕𝚒𝚝𝚢 𝚝𝚘 𝚠𝚛𝚒𝚝𝚎 𝚖𝚞𝚜𝚒𝚌, 𝚙𝚕𝚊𝚢 𝚊 𝚑𝚊𝚗𝚍𝚏𝚞𝚕 𝚘𝚏 𝚒𝚗𝚜𝚝𝚛𝚞𝚖𝚎𝚗𝚝𝚜, 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚜𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚜𝚘 𝚋𝚎𝚊𝚞𝚝𝚒𝚏𝚞𝚕𝚕𝚢 𝚒𝚜 𝚝𝚛𝚞𝚕𝚢 𝚊𝚖𝚊𝚣𝚒𝚗𝚐. 𝙷𝚎 𝚠𝚒𝚕𝚕 𝚊𝚕𝚠𝚊𝚢𝚜 𝚋𝚎 𝚖𝚢 𝚗𝚞𝚖𝚋𝚎𝚛 𝚘𝚗𝚎. 🕊 LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Yes, he is amazing! Do you aspire for a career in music as well? LikeLiked by 2 people Reply 𝙽𝚘𝚙𝚎. 𝙸’𝚖 𝚓𝚞𝚜𝚝 𝚊 𝚖𝚞𝚜𝚒𝚌 𝚕𝚘𝚟𝚎𝚛. 𝙸 𝚍𝚘 𝚕𝚘𝚟𝚎 𝚝𝚘 𝚜𝚒𝚗𝚐, 𝚝𝚑𝚘𝚞𝚐𝚑! 🥰 LikeLiked by 1 person 1- Myself 2- Anyone who voluntarily helps others with no contingencies 3- Jack Fresco LikeLiked by 3 people Reply In that order? What about yourself do you admire the most? LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Yes in that other. My ability to accept myself, and others for who/what we are. As easy as this sounds, most of our “troubles” in this world come from our lack of acceptance of others. LikeLiked by 1 person Sir Christopher Lee. Looking at his accomplishments for a post I was doing really impressed me. It’s hard not to admire a man such as him. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply That would be a very interesting post! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Alive of course! Dead are dead they gone forever and never will be back. Means they don’t exist. You can use memories about them but only to learn from them not feeling sad. ☀️ LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Do you have a person in mind you admire the most? LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Me 😊😊😊 LikeLiked by 2 people My mother… because she’s my dragon… fierce, frightening and protective… LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Awesome! Our parents have the biggest influence on us over the years. When they’re awesome, we have the potential to be awesome too! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Ferdinand Marcos. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Why him? LikeLiked by 2 people Reply He’s a smart man, he’s got a really brilliant mind. LikeLiked by 1 person Dead and alive both equally 🙂 everything has got it’s own beauty.. it’s all about perceptions LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Do you have any names? 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply My father RIP & Stephen Hawking RIP. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply I’m very sorry for your loss! What do you admire the most about them? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply My dad had a brain quite like Stephen Hawking so we used to have very in-depth conversations and I did follow in my fathers footsteps until the industry we were both in collapsed. Stephen Hawking was such an incredible man, seeing what he was challenged physically every day he didn’t let it stop him doing the things he wanted to do, and then his brain and theories were just amazing and he could explain the most complex things in ways that everyone would understand. I also really agree with him when he says AI could be the downfall of man on earth. Just like The Terminator hehe 😉 Which will happen if we’re not careful. LikeLiked by 1 person Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. He was down to earth and has zero negative words about him! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply I’ve just read a few words about his life and he was indeed amazing. Thank you very much for bringing awareness about him! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Fictional Character – Spiderman. Always doing good but misunderstood. That does not stop him though. Back to earth – anyone who helps animals. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Spiderman is awesome! And the people who helps animals too. They are heroes! People can take care of themselves with their big fat brain, but animals not so much. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I admire my mum the most. She taught me so many things and esp how to deal with controlling what we can and letting go of what we can’t, to fight life and illness, to be as strong and independent as I can be and to know it’s ok ask for help when we need it. She’s battled breast cancer and lives with fibromyalgia get she is still an amazing grandmother to my kids and lifts and lays us and spoils us the best she can. If I’m any way an amazing mum to my kids as she is to me I’m honoured to make her proud LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Wow! 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