Zosima’s Observation: The Root of Human Evils

Recently a close friend of mine told me that he has been reading the famed Russian novel Crime and Punishment, which made me think about another work by the same author Fyodor Dostoevsky: The Brother’s Karamazov. In fact, I started thinking about it so much so that I downloaded the audio book and have been listening to it the last couple days.

As Dostoevsky’s final masterpiece in a series of Russian literary classics, The Brother’s Karamazov may be his most comprehensive and personal work that embodies the whole of his lived experiences and his…