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Technology Can Control Our Values and Lives, Warns Head of Russian Church

Through gadgets, it's possible to watch people, collect data about them, and do what we want to do . . . it's easy to create a system capable of controlling the masses

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church — Patriarch Kirill — spoke at the 3rd International Orthodox Youth Forum in Moscow, and from 1:18 to 1:48 on this video, he provided warnings about modern technology:

According to Patriarch Kirill:

"Everyone has a gadget in their pocket. It has long been known that it isn't a harmless thing. Through gadgets, it's possible to watch people, collect data about them, and do what we want to do, just because it's convenient and pleasant. By creating values which are convenient and pleasant, it's easy to create a system capable of controlling the masses.


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