What made the Russians such deep and spiritual writers and theologians?
The only warmth to be found there is in God's grace.
They're not. Russian lit is some of the most sentimental stuff ever produced. Everything they wrote has this artificial, affected quality to it.
>>18430573Then you haven't felt the warmth of distance from God in the writings of pessimistic thinkers.
>>18430561Violence. Social violence. Same with hardcore rap.
>>18430582Absence is presence, anon.
>>18430561A harsh culture and a long history of being invaded and fucked up.
>>18430581You mean it's not nihilistic and makes you uncomfortable because of that
>>18430589Hah, maybe. I remember that Cioran said something like you remember God most of the time when you truly hate him.
>>18430561Suffering for so long.