Patriarch Kirill is afraid of gadgets


The Patriarch Of Corelphoto: Anatoly Zhdanov / Kommersant

The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill warned Russians about the dangers of gadgets that, in his opinion, can be used for surveillance of people, reports “Interfax”.

“Scientists warn that this is a rather offensive thing: this appliance easy to keep track of your life. But unless someone is stopped from talking, from being able to send in space (the Internet) God knows what, completely revealing myself?” — said the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, speaking at the III International Orthodox youth forum.

According to him, in the Internet, many people tell you very personal things, which previously could only be heard in the confessional. He noted that through the “through the creation of values that are comfortable and pleasant, very easy to create a system to control the masses”.

The Patriarch added that calls to abandon the use of the Internet, but was advised was more restrained. At the end of his speech he asked the question: “Where it is going? Who uses it?”.

In early August it became known about excitation of criminal case from extremism in relation to a resident of Barnaul, which has published its social media meme with the image of Patriarch Kirill. A month earlier in the same Barnaul, initiated a similar case. The then 23-year-old Mary Matusow accused of extremism and insulting the feelings of believers because of the memes in “Vkontakte”.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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