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The language of national security: the mythology of government
Material posted: Publication date: 13-03-2019

Our Center is preparing for publication the book "the Language of national security: the mythology of government". The publication researched metaphysical and geohistorical origins of the Russian language, its interactions with the mind, thinking and psychology, mythology and culture. The author analyzes the metaphysical nature of Russian paganism, the evolution of Russian literature and linguistic-cultural competition. The paper presents the nature of Russian meanings, sacred signs and symbols, the music of Russian words, a set of folk laws. A special place is the study of the Russophobia of the information war against Russia. The study shows the place and role of Russian language in the strengthening of the state, the consolidation of society, defending the sovereignty and national security in an era of global challenges and threats. In conclusion, the author proposed a model of the use of mythology in government and society.

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The publication does not purport to be a full and comprehensive historical, filosofskogo, cultural studies of the origin and evolution of the Russian-Slavic mythology and culture. It is limited to the analysis of key events and phenomena of history and modernity in the context of the evolution of Russian-Slavic mythological system and Russian linguistic culture. The author believes that the amendment to the so-called historical technological change and climatic shifts, a study of current events, phenomena, and representations allows a considerable degree of correctness to assess distant and near past of their ancestors. This is because the regularities of formation and development of public relations, both in peacetime and in crisis periods of history largely repeated.

In modern science the concept of mythology means a special form of collective human consciousness, a way of preserving and transmitting traditions in a changing world. Mythology studies the nature of the origin and evolution of language and the epic story of the Genesis of sacred myths and meanings, sounds, symbols and signs, numbers, colors etc. of the Mythological system of pagan origin, is the most ancient of the peoples of the world, including Aryan-pagans, Russian Slavs, is a kind of immune system of religious (rodnovercheskaya) community of people and their statehood. It is designed to provide successful competition with other ethnic groups, survival, self-preservation and development of the people ("our race") in crisis situations (wars, economic and social upheaval, climatic and man-made disasters, epidemics, etc.).

As evidenced by world history, mythological system emerged not only based on paganism, but religious beliefs (Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, etc.) and secular ideas (monarchy, communism, liberalism, democracy, socialism, transhumanism, etc.). However, their viability, competitiveness and the duration of existence in the history of such mythological systems have originated in the degree of interdependence with the pagan historical and cultural heritage in the cosmological and metaphysical dimensions of life on earth.

The emergence and establishment of the mythological system is in organic connection with the development of linguistic culture – is a universal means of speech activity, knowledge of the surrounding environment, the formulation and assimilation of myths, sacred meanings and symbols, etc., transmit them from generation to generation. Linguistic culture is a set of interrelated phenomena of culture and language, reflected in the consciousness of the individual and ethno-religious community. This is a set of array information (myths, meanings, symbols, etc.), which received its objectification in language. From the prevalence of lingvoculture depends on the degree of influence of the media on the evolution of global and regional processes.

As evidenced by the history of the world, if multinational and multi-confessional States (empires), in what is still the Russian Federation, effectively dominated by the official language and culture of a homogeneous demographic majority (at least 66.6 per cent), this is an important tool of consolidation of the society strongly supported by authorities, would maintain the long-term development and prosperity. Otherwise, it is doomed to internal strife, disintegration, degradation and destruction. This is clearly evidenced by the history of all world empires of Ancient Babylon, Roman Empire, Khazar khanate, the Ottoman and Russian empires, Britain, Austria-Hungary and others who suffered the fate of disintegration. Before such a threat today are the US, EU, quasienergy Ukraine, Iran, Turkey, India, etc.

The present ideological collision and competition of the world's major mythological systems (Jewish, Confucian, Biblical (Judeo-Christian), Islamic, Hindu, African, Latin American, Slavic-Orthodox, Japanese, etc.) is not limited to their competition, but also mutual influence and penetration. However, at present a global threat to them and the fate of the world is techno-social revolution of the XXI century, aimed at the transformation of the world public opinion, his discipline and control in the interests of the international forces of influence. The advent of world wide web, which covers more than half of humanity of the planet Earth, cultivates in the global public consciousness fundamentally different images, messages and myths, symbols and signs, creates new psychological and behavioral algorithms behavior[1].

As you know, from the times of British Raj the greatest influence on the fate of the world and the development of world civilizations provides the Anglo-Saxon mythological system and English linguistic culture. Despite the fact that in the XX century from England, the baton of world domination took the US, the anglosphere, acquiring the features of the "technological civilization" retained its leading position in the world. Metasystem, over time, moving away from a purely Anglo-Saxon values, absorbed the ideals of mass culture, total consumption, conformity and tolerance. With the humankind transition to the era of total Informatization era of transhumanism, equally alien system to all other civilizations and subcivilizations and national and, above all, sovereign States. However, the English linguistic culture, becoming the main tool of the promotion of transhumanism, in fact, exhausted its historical and cultural potential, is largely turning into Technotronic language of communication and exchange of information.

Examples of other countries and, in particular, China suggests that official language is a powerful tool for the consolidation of society, strengthening of statehood, of sovereignty and of national security, territorial integrity of the country. The Chinese language has a special position in society, protected as much as possible the harmful effects, including from outside, is actively developed and enriched on the metaphysical basis of origin and evolution. Although China is largely a homogeneous country, where the super ethnic group - the Han Chinese make up about 90 % of the population, in contrast to multinational Russia, the Chinese language is still a subject of special care of the state. The Chinese language is closely interrelated with ethical and philosophical doctrine, developed by Confucius in 551-479 BCE It still acts as philosophy, General ethics, political ideology, social psychology, scientific traditions, lifestyle of most Chinese. Currently, along with the implementation of the ideology of socialism with Chinese characteristics, as the root idea of the Chinese state advocates the concept of "great unity" (Datong). But it is implemented on the metaphysical basis of the Sino-Tibetan language group, which in quantity is in first place in the world (about 19 %)[2].

Currently, the Chinese specific mentality and linguistic culture play a leading role in the conceptual design of the process of formation and development of the state and public institutions, mechanisms of social control. Based on their own negative historical experience, China avoids blind borrowing foreign ideas and concepts, models and traditions of public and of public planning and management, technological development of the country. Chinese society consciously rejects the alien mythology. As Alexander Dugin, "...around the perimeter of Chinese territory there are filters that pass... only what does not threaten to destroy it, only what is useful"[3]. Today, even in the world wide web Chinese enters through the characters and their technological filters. As a result, countries moved to advanced role in the world, competes with US in all sectors of the economy. On the agenda of Chinese society is the implementation of the "social rating" (SCS). It is intended both to protect the Chinese society from the pernicious influence of techno-social revolution and Western ideas of transhumanism and the maximum use of the collective capabilities of each of the citizens to make a tangible contribution to the prosperity of the country.

The careful attitude of the Jews to their linguistic and cultural traditions contributed to their millennial competitiveness in international Affairs, the ability to decide the fate of the world in countries and on continents. They are able to ensure the survival of the Israeli state, and to promote the ideals and values of the Judeo-Christian civilization in the world, carrying out a three-thousand-year "Plan of Solomon." Today in the press talking about the fact that Israel can move to the South-East of Ukraine, where it can be established the New Jerusalem, which only attests to the growing role of the Jewish people in international Affairs.

In the modern world an international force of influence, which are concerned with preserving, at all costs, its global power world, based on the subversive possibilities of the Anglo-Saxon sphere, aimed primarily at the adoption of transhumanism, a radical decrease in 2-4 times the population of the Earth about 7.5 billion people, the reformatting of the geopolitical landscape. Due to the fact that, in their opinion, the ideology of global liberalism has exhausted itself, as in the material world are the pain is not left to economic and financial growth, they initiated a process of "beginning of the end of the old world order"[4]. According to expert Andrei Devyatov, a liberal way, as the American cycle of accumulation, financial-economic and ideological system, especially in such countries as USA, Israel, France, England, Russia, must give way to a new development model. It is based on a new exchange world, the Chinese cycle of accumulation, Asiatic mode of production, a planned economy, dual system of financing (separate infrastructure and consumer market), the capitalization of intangible and inalienable benefits of society (knowledge economy, creativity and business connections of people) ...[5].

The transformation of the world order under the auspices of international power is inevitable on the background of increasing global crises and further deterioration of the international situation in the world (Syria, Ukraine, Afghanistan, North Korea, India-Pakistan, Venezuela, etc.). In recognition of Pope Francis, 2013 the world has started a "Third world war"[6]. It comes in the form of "hybrid war". A period of threat for world civilization development poses serious challenges and threats to the modern world and, above all, the Russian Federation. According to Zbigniew Brzezinski, stated in his book "Choice. Global domination or global leadership" (2010), "the new world order under U.S. hegemony is created against Russia, at Russia's expense and on the ruins of Russia"[7]. Today against Russia is total war "hybrid type" in the information dimension, which has turned into a phenomenon geopolitacal rank. The main directions of strikes on Russia elected not only Syria and Ukraine but also Afghanistan through Central Asia to Siberia, the Volga region, densely populated by Russian Muslims.

In the context of global challenges and threats to prevent the negative consequences of development for the Russian Federation, is not enough to rely only on the power potential, especially when the economic possibilities of the country is extremely limited. At the international level, among allies can only rely on strategic partnership with China, but only under certain conditions. In the geostrategic triangle of confrontation between China, trying to get better conditions for himself from the United States, "tolerate" Russia, "lost face" as a result of strategic concessions in the last 30 years. Meanwhile, the strengthening of Eurasian stability on the largest continent of the world, Moscow could count on the role of authoritative and "wise older sister"[8].

In the modern world, when humanity has entered a period of threat of development, the solution to the problem of survival and preservation of the unique Russian civilization is impossible without referring to the historical and cultural heritage, traditional ideals, their revival and use in national security, sovereignty and territorial integrity. If Russia can "focus" and consolidated based on traditional and mythological values of Russian culture, she will get a chance for revival and therefore may be of interest to strategic partners. According to experts, serious prospects of survival and self-preservation of the Russian Federation are subject to the implementation of the Eurasian partnership together with China who is interested in unique and self-sufficient Russia can become a reliable Chinese rear on the largest continent of the world. In particular, according to expert Andrei Devyatov, "the trouble is the new Russia... is a loss of communication with earth: the family, Home... China and Russia can easily overcome the trouble, together on the field of culture..."[9].

Over a long period of evolution of Russian-Slavic super ethnos ideological basis of everyday life remained pagan culture of the nation, which is still nerabilities. Questions of social ideology and psychology have been inseparably linked with the millennia of pagan heritage, with the development of the language of interethnic communication, which remains the Russian language in Russia. Treatment today his metaphysical foundations allows us to specify the scope of its functioning in the modern realities of time to determine the role of the Russian language in consolidation of Russian society, revival of full and effective state, strengthening national security. Currently, the importance of the Russian language especially increases in connection with the need to further strengthen the influence of the country in international Affairs. The preservation and dissemination of language and culture is extremely important in the work with compatriots abroad. According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking at the VI world Congress of compatriots on October 31, 2018 in Moscow, "...we are interested in that young fellow citizens living abroad, does not lose its "Russian-ness"...[10]".

Currently, Russian is the language of the Russian people, the official language of the Russian Federation, one of the largest languages in the world, the most widespread geographically and by number of native speakers (though significant and geographically also a large part of Russian language area is located in Asia). In times of crisis the most serious test of Russian history he played really saving role for the country and the people. Its special place in national history has repeatedly recognized the well-known Russian and foreign authorities. As he wrote in 1882 the great Russian writer Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev: "...you alone are my support, o great, mighty, truthful and free Russian language! Not for you, how not to fall into despair at the sight of all that is done at home? But it is impossible to believe that such a language was not given to great people!"[11]. Language, as mental-spiritual nature and manifestation of Russo-Slavic ethnic group turns it into a kind of "deep state" which holds society and the state "afloat" in an era of turmoil. In recognition of the influential Kremlin official Vladislav Surkov, in the past a staunch liberal Democrat, "his giant supermascot deep people creates an irresistible force of cultural gravity that connects the nation and pulls (presses) to the ground (his native land) elite, from time to time trying cosmopolitan soar..."[12].

Thus, along with the conservative wing of the Russian society, the liberal elite has come to understand that without overcoming of alienation from the interests of the "deep people." Thus, if the supporters Surkov, how during the war Stalin, Kaganovich and was concerned about the fate of maintaining their power and survival in the face of Nazi Germany, representatives of the national-Patriotic forces dote and dream about the revival of the people in both demographic and spiritual-cultural dimension, to preserve the unique Russian-Slavic civilization through the ages. In the face of global challenges and threats, "Russian-Slavic question" in the latest in national and world history stands in full growth, from its successful solution depends not only the destiny of one seventh of the land, but also the perspective of the whole world. Meanwhile, as considers, in particular, Victor Averyanov, the fact that in Russia to leave everything as is, and further, without fundamental changes in power structures and elites, the "patient and silent deep people" no more "forces and resources"[13].

Despite the fact that the old Slavonic language, and later the Russian language, having undergone numerous significant transformations in the cyclic process of evolution of mankind, and was severely "clouded" from a metaphysical point of view, he still maintains its presence and the sacred character encoding in most languages of the Eastern tradition. In particular, Slavic, Jewish, and other Indo-European languages contain a lot of disparate knowledge and understanding of the nature of the relationship of man and nature in the coordinate space of the Universe. Being a element of the subconscious, Russian language, constantly transforming according to the laws of cyclic evolution and under the influence of the social vector of development of peoples, however, continues to serve as a unique means of maintaining the natural organic connection with the macrocosm (the metaphysical foundations of life on Earth), a constant natural companion of life and a kind of route navigation in worldly Affairs. Today it retains its metaphysical essence, in many ways continue to determine the linguistic culture, ways of thinking and behavior of Russian-Slavic people, which is the supporting structure of the Russian state and social relations. Due to the Russian factor, the viability startnewmessage super ethnic group the country has survived and persisted for centuries during the wars with revolutionary turmoil, hard times and disasters, and today confronts unprecedented pressure from the outside, the new subversive info and cogno - attacks[14].

Genesis and evolution of the Russian language directly linked to sacred meanings, symbols and signs, oral folk art, rich mythological heritage. The myth, which represents the dictates of emotion over logic in the collective consciousness of ethnic groups, of individuals United by "the world" is people's view of themselves, their environments and "higher unity"[15]. He evolyutsioniruet within a particular community in linguistic and cultural context, creates a sacred archetypes of society, as at the stage of archaic explains the origin of the world, the principles of social order, receipt of material and cultural goods. Myths nourish the national dream-the guiding star which leads the nation in its historic journey, it helps not to disappear in times of mistakes, upheavals, wars, invasions, captivities, disasters and catastrophes. Currently, the state of the language and, in General, national culture, to a certain extent, identical degrees of alienation or approximation of a particular ethnic group from original origins and traditions, folk heritage. At the same time, this figure reflects the potential of the linguistic and cultural resuscitation and revival of ethnicity and, consequently, its ability to unite and consolidate itself around other peoples in the interests of the state and society.

Modern mythology, one way or another, dates back to more ancient, archaic, sacred knowledge of the history of pagan origin. In modern terms, "all the classic mythological plots come to life in full,"[16], rightly says Dmitry Egorenkov. In the modern world continues hard, sometimes bitter, competition and even confrontation between different national mythological systems. Today mythology is heavily used, especially in information and hybrid wars in the clash of the "soft force" of the leading powers in the world. Currently a particular threat to States and peoples, including Russia and Russians, is ignoring common sense, the overabundance of fake information, of different kinds of innuendo, false interpretations, etc. In the current circumstances, the destruction of logical mechanisms of information processing, and acquisition of the strain images, signs and symbols, mythology remains the only structure of thinking, which is able to explain the world, to formulate ways to overcome the crisis.

S. M. Nebrenchin

[1] See: Delyagin M. Man transformer // "Tomorrow". 2019, January, No. 3 (1310). – C. 3.

[2] See: S. M. nebrenchin Nebrenchin and A. S. A. S. China-a superpower of the XXI century: the Russian-Chinese perspective /Center for strategic estimates and projections. - Moscow: ANO TSSOP, 2017. – S. 23.

[3] Alexander Dugin. Examination of Dugin // "Tomorrow", 2019, January, No. 3 (1310). – C. 3.

[4] see: A. Devyatov. The beginning of the end. 28-02-2019 // https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIaA9v3OA0o

[5] See: Andrei Devyatov. The sail of destiny //https://devyatov.su/articles/251-nebopolitika/65665-parus-sud-by

[6] see: world war III has already begun - Pope //https://glavred.info/world/290131-tretya-mirovaya-voyna-uzhe-nachalas-papa-rimskiy.html

[7]See: Zbigniew Brzezinski: “Against Russia, at Russia's expense and on the ruins of Russia” //http:// lazarev.org/ru/ interesting/full_news/zbignev_bzhezinskij_protiv_rossii_za_schyot_rossii_i_na_oblomkah_rossii

[8] see: Andrew Devyatov. Careful, China https://www.devyatov.su/articles/251-nebopolitika/59469-ostorozhno-kitay

[9]See: Andrei Devyatov. The sail of destiny //https://devyatov.su/articles/251-nebopolitika/65665-parus-sud-by

[10] Vladimir Putin We want fellow citizens do not lose their Russian-ness //https://interaffairs.ru/news/printable/20911

[11]See: You alone are my support, o great, mighty, truthful and free Russian language //https://www.kp.ru/daily/26154.7/3044772/

[12] V. Surkov, Putin's Long state //http://www.ng.ru/ideas/2019-02-11/5_7503_surkov.html

[13] See: Vitaly Averyanov. Bayu, bayushki, Bayu...: the new rhetoric of the elites // "Tomorrow". 2019. February, No. 7 (1314). – C. 3.

[14] See: Cowicide O. F. Instead of a Preface. //Information dimension of "soft power". - Moscow: ANO TSSOP, 2017. – S. 6.

[15] D. egorenkov the Mythology of the Russian dream // "Tomorrow", January, 2019, №2 (1309). – C. 1

[16] ibid.


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