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Should Dostoevsky’s Underground Man Embarrass Atheists?

The genetic fallacy and the antisocial counterculture

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As a Christian existential novelist, Fyodor Dostoevsky was a master at steelmanning the secularist’s mindset, at delving into the traumas suffered by those who believe God is dead. But as a case against secular philosophy, Dostoevsky’s works are paradoxically also elaborate…

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The cosmic secrets of godlessness all wrapped up by a fellow with a Ph.D. writing on the internet

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Benjamin Cain

Benjamin Cain

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.

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