THE REALITY OF INFORMATION WEAPONS

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The information weapon created and used in Russia's war against Ukraine causes quite tangible physical and quantitative consequences as a weapon of mass destruction of people, and it must be recognized as such. This weapon is monopolized (contrary to the definition of information) by Russia by attributing Nazism and terrorism to Ukraine and is used to create reasons for the physical destruction of an entire nation. In this case, neither the presumption of rationality and meaningfulness, nor the evaluation of the truth/falsehood or verification of this statement or information attribution works. "This discourse of fear, completely built on a common enemy, does not distinguish between traditional right and left ideologies" [Ibidem], truth from fakes created with a specific destructive purpose.

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Natalia VIATKINA

CandidateofPhilosophical Sciences, Department of Logic and Methodology of Science, Senior Researcher

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2022-11-03

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VIATKINA, N. (2022). THE REALITY OF INFORMATION WEAPONS: Essay. Filosofska Dumka, (3), 115–118. Retrieved from https://dumka.philosophy.ua/index.php/fd/article/view/622

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