2. Rebellion F. Dostoevsky

2. Rebellion F. Dostoevsky - "Rebellion Fyodor Dostoevsky...

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“Rebellion” Fyodor Dostoevsky Conversation between a guy and his brother (a monk) Ivan (non-monk) begins to confess to his brother that he doesn’t understand how one can love their neighbors and believes it comes more from charity imposed by duty. Alyosha says there is plenty of love within mankind. Christ-like love is impossible because we are not Gods. Discusses how others can never know personal suffering. Chooses to specifically talk of the suffering of children for two reasons- one, children are loved almost always, and because they have yet to be like-Gods (have yet to eat the apple). Children are abused for the sin’s of their father’s but they shouldn’t. Begins to describe various crimes against children and mentions how the cruelties are “artistic.” Ivan says humans created the devil in our image. Alyosha asks if that is similar to the creation of God. Ivan replies, you asked what I was getting at and says his must be a fine God. Begins to tell the story of a guy who was condemned to
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