Johanna Faust, a mixed race Jew, prefers to publish pseudonymously. She is committed: first, to preventing war, ecological disaster, and nuclear apocalypse; last to not only fighting for personal privacy & the freedom of information, but, by representing herself as a soldier in that fight, to exhorting others to do the same. She is a poet, always. All these efforts find representation here: "ah, Mephistophelis" is so named after the last line of Christopher Marlowe's Dr. Faustus, whose heretical success flouted the censor for a time.

MUST-SEE VIDEO: A sweet little bit of practical moral philosophy for our time.


(and cheer is in short supply after the why-was-i-suddenly-not-registered and why-didn't-his-ballot-come-in-the-mail and gee-the-news-just-said-the-california-vote-is-irrelevant and look-ma-no-exit-polls-who-needs-em-they're-ortoriously-inaccurate and how-did-she-win-when-we-can't-find-anyone-hardly-who-voted-for-her and two-million-ballots-somehow-don't-matter-in-a-race-won-by-a-few-hundred-thousand landslide-for-the-warmoneymongers election.*)

Gentle readers, of this most excellent bit of philosophy, I ask you,

Original youtube link .

These were all real, true experiences, except for the part about exit polls, which was sarcasm.  All who are interested I suggest they watch the video in the next post for extra credit.

Be seeing you.

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