John starts with the question: what makes Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky a great book?
In this podcast we identify and talk about the big questions Dostoevsky asks in this text; “What does it mean to be a human being?,” “Can we make ourselves smaller than we were born to be?,” and “Can we make ourselves large than we were born to be?.”
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