• A Faustian bargain is made with a power that the bargainer recognises as evil or amoral.
• By their nature, Faustian bargains are tragic and self-defeating for the person who makes them
A legend was told circa 1587 about a German alchemist called Johan Georg Faust.
Faust became disillusioned with his limits to knowledge and power to the extent that he became suicidal. As ...