Thinking of Dostoevsky

Dostoevsky was an artist. He was also a prophet. Many have seen the totalitarian nightmares of the twentieth century as the fulfillment of his prophecies. I don’t think that’s true. No, the complete fulfillment is yet to come. Dostoevsky, my friends, is a prophet for the twenty-first century. Only in the decades to come will we plumb the depths of our nihilism and learn to live with inevitable defeat.

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