June 19th, 2005

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Man, that's disgusting

Bar of soap sells for $18,000

Saturday, June 18, 2005; Posted: 9:19 p.m. EDT (01:19 GMT)

BASEL, Switzerland (Reuters) -- Perhaps the oddest piece of work at Art Basel is a bar of soap, displayed on a square of black velvet, purportedly made from Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's fat, removed during liposuction.

Gianni Monti's work called 'Clean Hands' -- the title is a play on the name of an anti-Mafia group -- sold in less than an hour for 15,000 euros ($18,000) to a private Swiss collector, according to Monti's Galerie Nicola von Senger of Zurich.

The work from the Swiss-based Italian has shock value with a twist, but Monti is not alone reveling in super-charged sales this week at Art Basel, the world's largest annual art fair where 275 dealers in modern and contemporary art display their wares making it a mecca for over 50,000 collectors and curators.

Prices are soaring for star-quality artists, topping levels charged for the old masters in a market that has an estimated $20 billion annual turnover, making veteran art experts wonder if this feeding frenzy can really last.

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Not only do they buy for pleasure, they buy status.

"Art plays a role of social acceptance. You like it, but you also want to expose your personal environment to others. This creates a situation where there is an ongoing demand for good quality work to fulfil their dreams and their level of social acceptance," said Schweizer, whose bank has seen a steady increase in demand since it began art services in 1998.

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Probaly more accurate than most

It's no surprise that my arch-enemy is the hippie. It was destined to be. Now I just have to go back to sharpening my knives so when I stumble over some of those tie-dyed freaks I can stab them in the eye.

Sociopath
You are 85% Rational, 14% Extroverted, 71% Brutal, and 71% Arrogant.
You are the Sociopath! As a result of your cold, calculating
rationality, your introversion (and ability to keep quiet), your
brutality, and your arrogance, you would make a very cunning serial
killer. You care very little for the feelings of others, possibly
because you are not a very emotional person. You are also very
calculating and intelligent, making you a perfect criminal mastermind.
Also, you are a very arrogant person, tending to see yourself as better
than others, providing you a strong ability to perceive others as weak
little animals, thus making it easier to kill them. In short, your
personality defect is the fact that you could easily be a sociopath,
because you are calculating, unemotional, brutal, and arrogant. Please
don't kill me for writing mean things about you!


To put it less negatively:

1. You are more RATIONAL than intuitive.

2. You are more INTROVERTED than extroverted.

3. You are more BRUTAL than gentle.

4. You are more ARROGANT than humble.

Compatibility:


Your exact opposite is the Hippie.


Other personalities you would probably get along with are the Spiteful Loner, the Smartass, and the Capitalist Pig.

My test tracked 4 variables How you compared to other people your age and gender:
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You scored higher than 75% on Rationality
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You scored higher than 11% on Extroversion
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You scored higher than 82% on Brutality
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You scored higher than 83% on Arrogance
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