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"And then he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. "Blessed are those that mourn, for they will be comforted. "Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the world. "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be fulfilled. "Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy. "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God. "Blessed are those that are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." (John 5:210, English Standard Version) Among the most crucial theories in Dostoevsky's novel, The Brothers Karamazov is the concept of free will. It's important to this novel because of the general theme which everyone is responsible in some way for every thing that happens. Also, it makes the novel more interesting as it essentially lets the characters run around doing whatever they prefer. But, there's one character in the book who doesn't practice his right to free will probably prefer the other characters do. Alyosha, who Dostoevsky calls for his "hero", is given free will like the other characters from the book, but at the exact same time, he doesn't appear to actually use it. For all practical purposes, he does not have free will. Since if free will be the right to make decisions based on one's own logical mindset, subsequently Alyosha cannot be believed to own free will as the other figures from the book have it. As an example, his brothers Ivan and Dmitri are free to do anything they please, if it be not believing in God, or wasting considerable amounts of money. Their dad is no different in that he pursue...