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Moral Relativism and The Deafening Silence of Silicon Wealth

Fyodor Dostoevsky writes in his classic book, Crime and Punishment that you can judge the priorities and values of a society by how it treats it children, its elderly and inmates in its prisons. The media coverage of today's Republican and ... Huffington Post, 1 month ago

Intense encounters

Generations of readers, writers and filmmakers all over the world have been inspired by Dostoevskys life and works. One of the bestselling novels of all times in Malayalam, Perumbadavam Sreedharans Oru Sankeerthanam Pole was based on Dostoevskys turbulent ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Reading Dostoevsky on Guadalupe Street

Photo: /UTSA Special Collections Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 At Brock's Books on Commerce Street, disheveled books and first editions begged to be discovered. At Brock's Books on Commerce Street, disheveled ...
 MySanAntonio1 month ago

Just ignore and stay focussed

How the art of ignoring makes people more efficient Fyodor Dostoevsky, the 19th-century Russian author, once famously challenged his brother to try out a strange task: Don't think about a polar bear right now. Try to pose for yourself this task: ...
 Oman Tribune1 month ago How to ignore people and be efficient  IOL1 month ago
University of Cambridge

Russian art in the limelight: paintings and portraits that tell remarkable stories

The Russian writer Fedor Dostoevsky sat for just one portrait in his lifetime. He was painted by Vasily Perov, an artist whose exquisite sketches conveyed some of the harshness of the imperial regime. Perov shows Dostoevsky wrapped in a heavy ...
 University of Cambridge2 days ago Moscow and London Exchange Treasured Portraits  Moscow Times1 week ago Victoria Sadler: Review: Russia and the Arts, National Portrait Gallery 'Dramatic, Intense, Passionate'  Huffington Post UK1 month ago Chekhov, Tchaikovsky and Tolstoy come to UK  Asian Lite1 month ago

In a frantic world, beauty endures

"Beauty will save the world." So wrote Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky, believing that the esthetic experience, the experience of beauty, provides the sole remaining glimmer of transcendence. C.S. Lewis believed that the longing aroused by ...
 New Hamburg Independent1 week ago
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This is what happens 'if there is no God'

Niccolò Machiavelli The director of the FBI, J. Edgar Hoover, died May 2, 1972. For 48 years, under eight presidents, J. Edgar Hoover oversaw the Federal Bureau of Investigation, becoming famous for his dramatic campaigns to stop gangsters and ...
 WorldNetDaily3 hours ago
Japan Times

Black Illumination: the abyss of Keiji Nishitani

Ive always felt there are basically two kinds of philosophers: those who begin in wonder and those who begin in despair. Though the philosopher Keiji Nishitani (1900-90) was arguably the latter kind, he struggled throughout his life to see the world ...
 Japan Times1 day ago

A look inside the Italian jail that inmates don't want to leave

Santangelo dei lombardi, Italy In the 1956 classic Italian movie, La Banda degli Onesti (The Band of Honest Men), a trio of rascals come up with a genius plan to get rich quick: print money, with the help of a 1953 Heidelberg Windmill printing ...
 Quartz1 day ago
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