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Fyodor Dostoyevsky
“To love people as they are is impossible. And yet one must. And therefore do good to them, clenching your feelings, holding your nose, and shutting your eyes (this last is necessary). Endure evil from them, not getting angry with them if possible, ‘remembering that you, too, are a human being’.”
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Chapter-by-chapter discussions of "Demons" (aka "The Possessed" or "The Devils") by Fyodor Dostoevsky.
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Dostoevsky born in Russia, 1821.
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