48% done with War and Peace


Now to be fair to Tolstoy I do think he just want to warn readers from believing humans are so clever as to always know the truth (Dostoevsky proves the folly of this thinking in The Brothers Karamazov), but I think he looses sight of where human ingenuity comes from. He believes all things are from God, then why not science, too? Science improves lives more than any other invention. But in degrees.