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The Idiot
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  • Aglaya’s husband was to be a compendium of all the virtues, and of all success, not to speak of fabulous wealth.

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  • publishes a regularly updated compendium of mistakes reported in the news media.
  • ...Richard Rorty is correct that "moral progress is a matter of wider and wider sympathy. It is not a matter of rising above the sentimental to the rational"... For aid in developing these capacities Rorty looks to literature, to him a compendium of images and narratives designed to widen our sympathies by moving us.
    Richard A. Posner

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