Byline: Suzanne Fields, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Feodor Dostoyevsky was a Russian and a man of the 19th century, but he has the American and European intellectuals of the 21st century down good and proper.
"Oh, tell, me, who first declared, who first proclaimed that man only does nasty things because he does not know his own real interests," he asked 140 years ago. "And that if he were enlightened, if his eyes were opened to his real normal interest, man would at once cease to do nasty things, would at once become good and noble because, being enlightened and understanding his real advantage, he would see his own advantage in the good and nothing else. e. Oh, the babe! Oh, the pure innocent child."
So easily the …