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On Tue, 22 Dec 15 11:43:18 UTC Guenther answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To live in a world in the control of the unworthy and weak
Where would you like to live?
In a world where strength rules, and the weak are crushed
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Fine wine, women, and music
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Certainly gluttony, if that can be a fault.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Jay Gatsby, Kurtz, Sherlock Holmes
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Hitler, Stalin, Martin Luther. Their approaches may have been flawed, but my word! How charismatic they were!
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Eva Peron. A strong woman beloved by her people. Cleopatra - very cunning and sneaky.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
The ones who know how to use their wiles to their advantage
Your favorite painter?
High Renaissance painters, like Raphael, Michelangelo, and Signorelli
Your favorite musician?
Beethoven, Mozart
The quality you most admire in a man?
Strength, intelligence, cunning
The quality you most admire in a woman?
I have answered this already - strength, cunning. This grows tedious
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Manipulating the masses to achieve my end goals - whatever they may be this week
Who would you have liked to be?
I am who I have always wanted to be
Your most marked characteristic?
Some would say a cruel streak. I don't see it as cruel; it is more practical.
What do you most value in your friends?
Friends is a subjective term. I prefer "associates" - and those must be loyal and unquestioning.
What is your principle defect?
I wouldn't know. I don't have defects.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Failing in my mission to cleanse the world of the unworthy
What would you like to be?
Myself - I am perfect as is.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Conrad, Fitzgerald, Hemingway
Who are your favorite poets?
Shakespeare, Browning, Baudelaire
Who are your heroes in real life?
This is getting ridiculous. I have answered this - Hitler, Stalin, all the charismatic leaders of history
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
... Fine. I'll continue playing. Cleopatra, Eva Peron.
What are your favorite names?
The one I'm currently using.
What is it you most dislike?
Weak, mewling, cowardly people without the mettle to do what needs to be done.
What historical figures do you most despise?
What event in military history do you most admire?
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
I have many natural gifts; I cannot think of anything else I need.
How would you like to die?
Die? I will never die.
What is your present state of mind?
Mild annoyance at answering these ridiculous questions repeatedly
What is your motto?
Work will set you free.

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