When I talk with people about books I am reading or favorite books I have read, I always mention Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Often the person looks at me like I have three eyes. Having read a bunch of his books, I want to offer some tips and encouragement. They are certainly challenging, a far cry from many … Continue reading You Should Read Some Dostoyevsky…Here Are Some Tips!
Near the end of his novel The Idiot, Russian novelist Dostoyevsky reflects on two sorts of common people. First there are common people who possess limited intellect: To a commonplace man of limited intellect, for instance, nothing is simpler than to imagine himself an original character, and to revel in that belief without the slightest … Continue reading Two Types of People – Those Who Think they Know Something and Those who Know they Know Nothing