Occultism and the latest mysticism in Ukraine. Factors of Occultism

  • Serhii Viktorovych Svystunov


Occult manifestations of history have changed throughout history and at various stages of culture have entered into complex relationships with science, philosophy, religion, and art. In our time, occultism has found the resources for its existence and development in some non-traditional fields. The factors of growing interest in the occult are now: the commercialization of all walks of life; pluralisation of public opinion; tolerance and political correctness, which they spread to reduce various confrontations in society. The overarching and active factors such as interpersonal and global communication, the Internet and globalization in general are also major factors.