Author page: Igor Sundiev

Catharsis or Apocalypse? Analysis of Modernity Through the Lens of Functional and Pathological Systems

#3. Conceptual viruses

Having knowledge on the harmony of functional systems and destructive capabilities of pathological system can guide us through catharsis without plunging into the apocalypse.

Catharsis or Apocalypse? Analysis of the Present Through the Prism of Functional and Pathological Systems

#2. The Ice Age

The present systemic crisis of the human population is not the norm from the theory of self-regulation systems viewpoint: it is caused by yet little studied effect of “pathological system”.

Around-Zero Topics

#9. Any problem with?

 In the published block of interviews on strategic issues three global strategic topics converged: what is happening to the human brain and human health, how social turbulence rolls in wave after wave, and that a new model of economic development is being worked through step by step. All these topics are “around-zero” ones. Each of them promises tremendous changes. It is already possible to begin to predict their scale and impact on our everyday life, but it is impossible to imagine them like all the “around-zero”.

Whirlwinds of Global Risks and Strategy of Russia’s Development. Futurological Essays “Forecasting of emergency situations in Russia and the world”

#4. 25 000 000: Wo dein Рlatz, Genosse, ist?!

 December 9, 2010 the Russian Academy of Sciences held the tenth anniversary session of the Global Strategic Forum on the topic “Whirlwinds of global risks and strategy of Russia’s development”. The third block of the forum – futurological essays “Forecasting of emergency situations in Russia and the world” – was devoted to problems of natural disasters control and crime fighting. Information and psychological pressure on humans as a factor of emergency situations was also discussed.

Offline- and Online-Threats to the Subject of Russian Modernization

#7-8. Burning Ground

The majority of the advanced economy of the world passes in the fifth technological way while Russian economy still stays in the fourth. Again “to catch up and overtake” it will not turn out.