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Approved For Release 1999/09/08 : CIA-RDP80-01446R000100030001-3 ZI February MI 25X1A5a1 25X1A9a USSR and Com Free 'World and the result of the Moscow appears to have been settle Policy pectacular cotrGversy between th engrossed the attention of both the at Communiet movement. As a ce (Novernber.December 1960) it least for the time being on a basis of general unity and cooperation between the two senior prt- ners of the movement. ithough international crises. provoked or -exploited by the Communists will continue, it seem* likely that in- ternal developments in both countries wilt come to the fore. E.-co- ornie problems, especially in agriculture, have erstuno4 priority pastime.. it may be anticipated that scientifie and technotogical arch and development will also be given much. more prominent ment. The Soviet U tu e "tr*nsition es. *fully onstrue "material base proclaims utdam" fr Essential to this process is ch in turn is rooted in scion I progress aro ghout the economy. Soviet policy therefore accords the k4gbest priori dev opulent. It is *direct concern of the members of the of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet some half of whom have had scientific or technological training erience. In promoting a "mighty upsurge" oi *C1032Ce a number a cant steps have been taken: ? a. The listing and speciftcation of 30 LOrity acids the range through ail the disciplines which we would *eknowle b4ng naturat science but also include such fields as pedagogy, ? nor planning, and even what we would call the humanities. L.; Approved For Release 1999/09/08 : CIA-RDP80-01446R90,010003000,1412_Liaa--- ) k Approved For Release 1999/09/08 : CIA-RDP80-01446R000100030001-3 b. Re framework closely c overnment and C. Po fat itin soci and mat tat incesti eapic1aiLy youth, to Join racreement. uiLding on the pr he heavy and machine t puter applications, the ktaitte will protaby continue onalisation single all embracing national, by the party and integreted with Sh propag*uis, and applied to the whole populati dynamic thrust of the scienti compoundiag capital investment ndustries and in initornation and expansion of the Soviet industrial erect with the dynamics of scien- tific research to achieve striking new SUXCIIISSell. The impetus of this aggregate at this stage appears to exceed anything in the Free World. including the US. ?hie is not to say that a free society is doomed to lose in such *competitive race with one which is regi- opted on a totalitarian basis. Nevertheless, unless new stimuli c successfully applied within our system, it seems probable that it witi fall behind, relatively .p.aktng lfl many if not most /acids of scientific endeavor within the next decade or two. Less noticed areas f tre endous potential tLe La ar behaviorai sciences ranging from cytology and genetics psychology to pedagogy and social conditioning. In this field am hitious programs for applying the discipline of cybernetics have been launched; the progress already achieved is a few years, the high caliber of resenrch personnel end the powerful Ruppert of the party suggest the prospect of * sputnik-like achievement which in tern could have profound impact on the creation of a "socialist humanism" as the key to the "transition to Communism. Approved For Release 1999/09/08 : CIA-RDP80-01446R000100030001-3