Ilya BERKHIN, USSR Historian. Doctor of History Science; senior associate, Institute of History, USSR Academy of Science.
Specialist in hist, of Soviet society, especially hist, of Soviet state and building of Communism. Since 1960 member, team of authors writing volume 8, and Executive Editor, volume 10, multi-volume “Istoriya USSR” (History of the USSR).
Major religious moral codes dehumanise individuals outside their group as less worthy. Results can vary from discrimination to genocide.
Every person has rights to express his or her opinion, but the opinion could be expressed if it was in accordance with the general interests of Soviet society.