Please think about your responses and feel free to elaborate on each topic. If your reply to a question is 'yes' or 'no', explain why. Say enough to reveal your thoughts on the subject, answers that consist of only a few words are discouraged.
Section 1 : Beliefs and Definitions
Define vampire and vampirism.
Would you define vampires as human or non-human?
Do you believe that there's more than one kind vampire? If so, what do you think those kinds are and what defines them?
Section 2 : Traits
Do you believe vampires are born, made, or some of each?
Do you believe non-vampires can be turned into vampires?
If you think non-vampires can be turned into vampires how might that be accomplished?
Do you think there are certain traits that all vampires share. What are they? If a self-proclaimed vampire doesn't exhibit these traits how would you classify them?
Section 3 : Sang~Psi~Self-Perception
How do you know you're a vampire, or if you're not, what would make you think someone else was one.
If your definitions include "energy," define "energy." If
not, what do you believe the vampire draws sustenance from?
Have you ever consumed blood? If so, how does doing so effect you?
Do you believe in "psychic/psionic" abilities? If so, do you think vampires have enhanced abilities in this area?
Do you beleive that all vampires need to consume blood or that some can feed by tapping energy directly(psionically)?
Section 4 : Spiritual and Social
Do you follow a particular spiritual path and if so what is it?
Does your spiritualiy or religion have any relationship to vampirism? Do you believe that vampirism has a religious context or is a religion?
Do you believe in physical immortality, and if so can vampires be immortal? What about spiritual immortality?
What do you think would be the ideal relationships between vampires and society? What do you see the real realationship between vampires and society as being?
Do you think there should be an overall community or organisation for all vampires? If so how should it be structured? If not, why not?