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ERIC Number: EJ438338
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-8733
Antiscience Trends in the U.S.S.R.
Kapitza, Sergei
Scientific American, v265 n2 p32-38 Aug 1991
A prominent Soviet scientist traces the reasons underlying the current surge in superstition, cults, and antitechnological protests in his country. The use of military power as an instrument of politics, the origins of the current critical events, the power of political and social extremism, the effects of Chernobyl, and the comeback of traditional religion are discussed. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: USSR