The Doctrine of Today

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The world says: “You have needs – satisfy them. You have as much right as the rich and the mighty. Don’t hesitate to satisfy your needs; indeed, expand your needs and demand more.” This is the worldly doctrine of today. And they believe that this is freedom. The result or the rich is isolation and suicide, for the poor, envy and murder.


― Fyodor Dostoyevsky. The Brothers Karamazov.

 

 

 

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