The Human “Seeking for God”

An excerpt from Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s The Possessed (or The Devils or Demons) on the topic of highest moral truths and whether the human faculty of reason (the faculty in which the entire scientific enterprise and philosophy is rooted). These passages, pulled out from a larger conversation between Nikolay Vsyevolodovitch Stavrogin and Ivan Shatov. I don’t claim to know what Dostoyevsky means by the passages below. I found … Continue reading The Human “Seeking for God”