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Buddha's Little Finger has ratings and reviews. In his third novel, Buddha's Little Finger, Pelevin has created an intellectually dazzling tale about. Victor Pelevin is the author of A Werewolf Problem in Central Russia and Other Stories, The Life of Insects, Omon Ra, The Yellow Arrow, and The Blue Lantern. Buddha's Little Finger I could scarcely make out anything of what he said, but the general meaning was clear enough from his intonation and the machine-gun.


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Things are somewhat chaotic, but as his psychiatrist observes, "Russia cannot be grasped by logic. Their argument had been about alternative metaphysical accounts of dreams.

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This throws Pyotr back into the Revolution on his train to the East. Rationality gives way to mysticism. Chapaev resumes command and continues Pyotr's dialectical education.

Oxymorons like "lascivious chastity" abound. Women are goddesses and the source of all buddha s little finger. Shaw's syllogistic aphorism about progress depending on the unreasonable man is transformed into one dependant upon scoundrels.

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Throughout the book, time is malleable, as is identity, memory and space - that is, all the Kantian categorical certainties. The two dreams leak into one another, confirming that there is one protagonist.

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But none of the personae, or names, Pyotr adopts as either revolutionary or patient is authentic. Ultimately there is nothing behind the eyes. What sort of person, after all, is possible within the context of Russian history of the last century?

To say that Pyotr's dream-worlds signify the "inner drama of Russia," as one character puts it, verges on buddha s little finger trivial. But what else is there to say?

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That Russia and its inhabitants are neurotic after their self-inflicted totalitarian nightmare is inevitable. The inevitability arises from the nature of a revolution grounded in buddha s little finger principles, principles which are then further used to rationalise mass killing and incarceration.

To admit that faith in rational thought - including its forms in literature, art and history - is just as dangerous and just as anti-human as faith in religion feels like death to an intellectual Hitting the buffers of human thought - not just in logic but in practice - is bound to dismay anyone.

For someone educated in thought itself, philosophy, the continuing trauma in Russia must be acute. Educated residents of the United States - the other rationalist country - are only feeling a tiny fraction of this trauma with the election of Donald Trump.

But they share the fear of an authoritarian nostalgia and the basic issues are the same: How did buddha s little finger all go wrong? Can anything about the social world be trusted? Can anything prevent the persistent self-delusion of human beings?

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The novel continues to appear under that title outside the United States. Both authors use the device of parallel plotlines to create an over all meaningful, artful work.

Both works share the the theme of the reality of the individual vs. About The Master and Margarita and Bulgakov's influence on him, Pelevin says, "The effect of this book was buddha s little finger fantastic.

The evil magic of any totalitarian regime is based on its presumed capability to embrace and explain all the phenomena, their entire totality, because explanation is control.

Hence the term totalitarian.