The Genesis of Security


Oleg Maltsev
Maxim Shevchenko


In the 21st century, the concept of "security" predominantly revolves around global considerations. Mass media frequently discuss global threats to the planet, states, and societies, with individual security often taking a backseat. However, individuals are an integral part of society, and while living within the confines of a particular state, they possess the right to personal security encompassing their businesses, families, and homes. Contemporary notions of personal security are often constrained to the legal definitions of criminal offenses outlined in the state's penal code. But is this perspective sufficient? Can the state genuinely assure the safety of each individual? Is it equipped to guarantee security within the intricate fabric of today's global order, while respecting the tenets of personal freedom and limited intrusion into human life? This article offers a pragmatic exploration by the authors to address these inquiries.



Author Biographies

Oleg Maltsev, European Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Oleg Maltsev is an author, scientist, criminologist, psychologist, photographer, and investigative journalist. He is the head of the Memory Institute, named after Grigory Semenovich Popov, and the author of groundbreaking scholarly works in criminology, psychology, and philosophy. He is a presidium member and academic member at the European Academy of Sciences in Ukraine (EUASU). He has been engaged in scholarly work for nearly 30 years and has conducted field research with the Expeditionary Corps of the Memory Institute, for a decade. This comparative international research explores the reasons why different nations and rulers attained power throughout history, with an emphasis on culture, military and scientific technique, and mentality. His recent work in English language is Jean Baudrillard, Maestro: The Last Prophet of Europe co-authored together with Dr. Lucien-Samir Oulahbib.

Maxim Shevchenko, Odessa Scientific-Humanitarian Society

Maxim Shevchenko is a lawyer, journalist, member of Odessa Scientific-Humanitarian Society and Historic-Literature Scientific Society.


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