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February 28, 2005
by Canadian Ctr for Policy
Written in English
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Faustian bargain, a pact whereby a person trades something of supreme moral or spiritual importance, such as personal values or the soul, for some worldly or material benefit, such as knowledge, power, or term refers to the legend of Faust (or Faustus, or Doctor Faustus), a character in German folklore and literature, who agrees to surrender his soul to an.
OF INDEPENDENCE AND FAUSTIAN BARGAINS 5 pate in the Iraq war revealed that there is greater room for an independent foreign policy than many thought possible. The problem is that recent governments have mostly chosen not to use that space, whether because of ideo-logical orientation or simple lack of backbone.
A Faustian Bargain is a deal w/the Devil. It dates from the European Middle Ages. There was a German folk tale in which it was originally cast. To understand it. You must look @the (I forgot the term) word-etiology.
"Faust" means happy, lucky, or something like that. A Pact with the Devil (a deal with the Devil or a Faustian bargain), is an agreement with Evil, in the form of the Devil, often (as in the story of Faust) with the paradoxical intention of achieving a higher Good that is otherwise obstructed.
The nature of an agreement is a risky accommodation, so at the crux of objections to such a thing are questions–what has the person making the. Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend, based on the historical Johann Georg Faust (c. –). The erudite Faust is highly successful yet dissatisfied with his life, which leads him to make a pact with the Devil at a crossroads, exchanging his soul for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures.
The Faust legend has been the basis for many literary, artistic. A deal with the devil (also known as a compact or pact with the devil) is a cultural motif in European folklore, best exemplified by the legend of Faust and the figure of Mephistopheles, as well as being elemental to many Christian ing to traditional Christian belief about witchcraft, the pact is between a person and Satan or a lesser demon.
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“FAUSTIAN BARGAINS stands apart from the latter-day run of LBJ books by distinguishing fact from opinion and primary from hearsay evidence, conscientiously not vaulting to conclusions and satisfying the author--and this reader--that Lyndon Johnson was a killer more than metaphorically.” – American History Magazine.
Faust, also called Faustus or Doctor Faustus, hero of one of the most durable legends in Western folklore and literature, the story of a German necromancer or astrologer who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge and power.
There was a historical Faust, indeed perhaps two, one of whom more than once alluded to the devil as his Schwager, or crony. Receive a Print Catalog. You can receive a free print catalog, organized by subject area, from Edward R.
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Edward R. Linking LBJ to blackmail, intimidation, and even murder. Mellen (English/Temple Univ.; The Great Game in Cuba: How the CIA Sabotaged its Own Plot to Unseat Fidel Castro,etc.) chronicles “the dark side of Lyndon Johnson” by investigating two men whom she finds surprisingly absent from Robert A.
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Faustian Bargains | Lyndon Johnson and Mac Wallace crossed paths only briefly; but Wallace's life, especially one violent episode and its intricate aftermath, illuminates the dark side of our 36th s no president has a more ambiguous reputation than : Bloomsbury USA.
OTTAWA—The federal government’s soon-to-be-released foreign policy review will say little, if anything, about one of its most important priorities—aligning its policies and regulations with those of the U.S., says the author of a report—Of Independence and Faustian Bargains: Going Down the Deep Integration Road with Uncle Sam—released today by the CCPA.
Faustian Bargains Lyndon Johnson and Mac Wallace in the robber baron culture of Texas Joan Mellen London and New York: Bloomsbury;h/b, £ Professor Mellen spoke about ‘Mac’ Wallace, who is one of the two subjects of this book, a couple of years ago in a lecture,1 and it was clear when this book was announced that it was going to.
Haruki Murakami's Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage (), Chapter 5 ponders over a Faustian bargain that is in the spirit of Maturin's Melmoth the Wanderer. Games [ edit ] Animamundi: Dark Alchemist.
Get this from a library! Of independence and Faustian bargains: going down the deep integration road with Uncle Sam. [Bruce Campbell; Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.] -- Discusses Canada's relationship with the United States.
How Canada continues to maintain independence and capacity to chart it's own course as a nation? How does maneuver in the .Faustian bargain (plural Faustian bargains) (idiomatic) An agreement in which a person abandons his or her spiritual values or moral principles in order to obtain knowledge, wealth or other benefits.
quotations Synonym: deal with the devil From the medieval legend of Faust, who made a contract.Faustian Bargains Lyndon Johnson and Mac Wallace in the Robber Baron Culture of Texas (Book): Mellen, Joan: "Perhaps no president has a more ambiguous reputation than LBJ.
A brilliant tactician, he maneuvered colleagues and turned bills into law better than anyone. But he was trailed by a legacy of underhanded dealings, from his 'stolen' Senate election in to .