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Five Truths from Dostoevsky’s The Devils | Dustin Lawrence Lovell

Although [Dostoevsky] often gave the benefit of the doubt to the moral idealism of the younger generation of radicals—assuming their hearts, if not their methods, were in the right place—in The Devils he nonetheless skewers the radical ideology and his generation and the next’s culpability for it.


The Monarchy is Losing its Core Supporters | David Lindsay

‘Either the Queen or her equally revered father has signed off on every nationalisation, every aspect of the Welfare State, every retreat from Empire, every loosening of Commonwealth ties, every social liberalisation, every constitutional change, and every EU treaty.’