I teach people how to think for themselves and how to examine evidence to come to a logical conclusion.
Of my many alternative lives, I would be a super spy for the state department or a professional stage manager for theater. As a director of an archaeological dig, it mixes elements of adventure, cunning, and organizational management, which you get in my alternate professions too.
Question people. Question your textbooks. Knowledge is always based on evidence and the interpretation of that evidence. You shouldn’t just be content with someone telling you X-fact. Instead insist on knowing how X-fact was created to begin with.
As an Egyptologist, I’m sure you want me to say Indiana Jones. And of course, that is a possibility, but I also see him as far too reckless of a fictional character for me to want to embody personally. Instead, I would prefer to be a detective that travels the world solving mysteries, someone like Hercule Poirot.
Freddy Mercury (from Queen). He’s voice is one of the most alluring I’ve ever heard. His music is inventive, complex, and yet fun. And he left the world far too early, dying from aids in 1991.