The Nature of Sin and Addiction

Introduction: Welcome to another upload to the blog. Today’s discussion is on the nature of sin and addiction. If you have been following my YouTube channel which can be found (here) you would have already seen the corresponding video, however, I try to make the content here as well so that you can read aboutContinue reading “The Nature of Sin and Addiction”

Why You Should Read the Gambler

What is the Gambler?The Gambler is one of Dostoevsky’s shorter novels about the nature of the Gambler and addiction. Here he discusses morality, psychology, and the struggle that one with an addiction may face. How does it tie in with Dostoevsky’s life? Dostoevsky was a gambler and hence bases this book on his own experienceContinue reading “Why You Should Read the Gambler”

What Order Should You Read Dostoyevsky?

Intro: Reading Dostoyevsky is one of the most fulfilling things you can do in philosophy, but it can also put you on an emotional rollercoaster and bring you into the darkest depths of humanity. In the recent video on my channel (which you can find here), I discuss the order in which you should readContinue reading “What Order Should You Read Dostoyevsky?”

Three Things Christians Can Learn from Nietzsche

Intro: Recently, on my youtube channel I discussed three important things that we can learn from Nietzsche, for those who follow my blog instead of my channel, this content is made for you to get a quick update for what I am doing there and also to direct you towards the youtube channel for moreContinue reading “Three Things Christians Can Learn from Nietzsche”

Dostoyevsky’s Theodicy of Love

What is it? Dostoyevsky’s theodicy of love stands alone in all of the previous theodicies in the sense that it doesn’t directly solve an atheist’s question. Instead, it aims to help us Christians struggle with the problem of evil and suffering in our life. How does it work? Dostoyevsky is undeniably one of the mostContinue reading “Dostoyevsky’s Theodicy of Love”

Theodicy of Mystery: A Dostoyevskian Approach

Introduction: In the most recent video on my youtube channel, which you can find (here), I discuss a lesser known theodicy, that of mystery. Instead of appealing to an explanation for why there is evil, it actually appeals to the often lack of an explanation of the evil. In this video, and this summary, IContinue reading “Theodicy of Mystery: A Dostoyevskian Approach”