If there is no God, then…

My all-time favorite novel is The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, which raises the great moral dilemmas debated by philosophers through the ages and boils them down to one unforgettable dictum: “If there is no God, then everything is permitted.”

ā€” Charles Colson and Nancy Pearcey, from How Now Shall We Live?, p. 452

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