By Leo Tolstoy
A Confession — an essay by means of Leo Tolstoy on his non secular strategies — indicates the nice writer in technique of trying to find solutions to profound questions that hassle all who take them on: "What will come of my life?" and "What is the that means of life?": those are questions whose solutions have been an absolute requirement for Tolstoy. during the essay, Tolstoy indicates diversified makes an attempt to discover solutions at the examples of technological know-how, philosophy, jap knowledge and the critiques of his fellow novelists. . . . discovering no possible resolution in any of those, Tolstoy acknowledges the deep spiritual convictions of normal humans as containing the main to real solutions.
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