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    I've never heard this line. Where did you pick it...

    I've never heard this line. Where did you pick it up?
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    There's no reason to spend the money just because...

    There's no reason to spend the money just because I have it. I would enjoy my time more without spending it. The government can get it for all I care.
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    You won't enjoy your trip around the world, if...

    You won't enjoy your trip around the world, if you only have one day.
    I would find somewhere relaxing and read a good book and watch the sunset.
  4. Tolstoy, particularly War and Peace. The...

    Tolstoy, particularly War and Peace.

    The feelings of Dostoevsky's characters are very exaggerated, so it is hard to relate them to real people, even though they are realistic.
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    Levine and Kitty from Anna Karenina are, for...

    Levine and Kitty from Anna Karenina are, for good.

    for historical, try the Bible.
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    Communism lends itself to dictatorships for a few...

    Communism lends itself to dictatorships for a few reasons. The people who fight for it are fighting for an ecenomic system, so they do not pay enough attention to where the power is going.
    Communism...
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    Why do you say communism has good ideals if it...

    Why do you say communism has good ideals if it can't work? A political system is not worth anything if it can't deliver. Communism might sound good, but it is a bad idea.
  8. I did not really understand what you wrote in...

    I did not really understand what you wrote in your last post. We c\definately feel like we have free choice, and choose things because we want them, but Tolstoy says that it is an illusion. Every...
  9. Thread: Anna Karenina

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    The only part that seemed unrealistic was Anna...

    The only part that seemed unrealistic was Anna leaving her husband without taking the divorce. Tolstoy had her do that to show why divorce is important. She killed herself because she had no security...
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    "The Open Window" was very touching, but not to...

    "The Open Window" was very touching, but not to profound.
    "The Necklace."

    For something the length of the OLd Man and the Sea, I thought The Bridge of San Luis Rey was the best written that I've...
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    The Ancient Mariner

    What is the big deal about the rime of the ancient mariner? It reads nicely, but I did'nt see anything more than that in it
  12. It never picks up, but it is worth reading for...

    It never picks up, but it is worth reading for the character profiles.

    You should read the opening chapters of book. It's a long discussion on freedom v. predestination, and it adds alot to the...
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