AUTHOR: Alexey ZAPOROZHCHENKO
Danubius, XXXV - Supliment, Galaţi, 2017, pp. 159-166.
The article analyses the main positive and negative aspects of postindustrial (informational) civilization. The author of the article pays attention to the most actual anthropological risks in existence and the development of postindustrial civilization at present, shows that extremism and terrorism in a certain sense may be regarded as problems, which are caused by the peculiarities of postindustrial culture. The article encloses several concrete suggestions on overcoming separate anthropological problems inherent to postindustrial civilization. From our point of view it is necessary to identify the most essential risks of postindustrial civilization both at present time and in future perspective, to aim at definite ways out of the systemic crisis on some aspects of anthropological problems; to show that such phenomena of present time as extremism and terrorism in some sense are the problems of anthropological character, typical to postindustrial civilization. Positive manifestations of informational epoch have entered the life of a person by leaps and bounds: due to informational technologies the work of the police, medical and educational establishments have changed greatly; almost all countries of the world began to use modern methods of social prognostics. Nowadays, technological innovations, which improve the quality of everyday people life, are developing greatly.