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About Art – by Lev Tolstoy

A work of art can be good or bad depending on what says, how he says it, and how sincerely from his heart an artist speaks.

In order for the work of art to be perfect, it is necessary that what the artist says should be completely new and important for all people, that what is expressed should be beautiful enough, and that the artist should speak from his inner need and therefore speak quite truthfully. Continue reading About Art – by Lev Tolstoy

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The Christian Teaching – by Lev Tolstoy


The Christian Teaching

By Lev Tolstoy

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Introduction

I have lived until the age of fifty, thinking that that the life of a human, which occupies the time between his birth and death, is all his life; and that therefore the goal of a human is his happiness in this mortal life. So I tried to find this happiness. But the longer I lived, the more evident it became to me that this happiness does not and cannot exist. That happiness which I was looking for I could not reach, yet that one which I gained, immediately ceased to be happiness. Continue reading The Christian Teaching – by Lev Tolstoy

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Forward to article “On Revolution” (written by V. G. Tchertkoff) – by Lev Tolstoy

[In this article, Lev Tolstoy elaborates on the most effective way of achieving true FREEDOM, and on the CONFUSION of concepts, maintained by governments, which prevents people from reaching higher consciousness.]
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