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On the problem of mimicry and status of censorship in modern society

E.A. Agapova
80,00 Р


Elena A. Agapova

PhD, associate professor

Federal stateaut onomous educational institution of higher education

“Southern Federal University”


Analyzed is the meaning of censorship as essential aspect of any society, characterized as to be present in hierarchy, government and governing elite, functioning within frames of versatile information streams. The author determines the status of censorship, describing it as a mechanism of ideological purification, answering as “response” to information and culture “challenge” from West European civilization.

Key words: censorship, self-censorship, information war, mimicry, hierarchy, morality, government. 


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