The devil shows Jesus all the kingdoms of the world.

For the past month or so I have attempted to flesh out some of the key themes presented by Fyodor Dostoyevsky in his writings, specifically in The Brothers Karamazov. One of those themes has been the idea that socialism is really an atheistic version of the Tower of Babel, built not to reach heaven from earth but to establish heaven on earth.

In this article I am going to look at one final example of how Dostoyevksy…