Sofya YAKUBOVSKAYA, USSR Historian. Candidate of History Science; senior associate, Institute of History, USSR Academy of Science. three orders; medals; Karpinsky Prize.
Specialist in hist, of USSR, with particular reference to hist, of formation and early years of Soviet Union. Member, group of authors engaged in writing volume 8 of multi-volume “Istoriya Soviet Socialist Republic” (History of the USSR).
Religious moral codes pervert people outside their group as less moral. Thus, religion is socially divisive and its effect is harmful for society.
The role of the individual as a member of a collective is more important than the individual.