On September 28, lecture on the theme “Karmalogic. 54 Rules of Destiny” by Russian professor Aleksey Sitnikov was heard at the International Mugham Centre, in the framework of the 2nd Nasimi – Poetry, Art and Morality Festival.
Among those listening to the lecture was also Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva.
At the beginning of his lecture, Aleksey Sitnikov said: “I want to express my gratitude for inviting me to Baku, a city captivating with its beauty, cleanness, culture, history, and modernity. It is not surprising that we celebrate the victory of wisdom and art at the Nasimi Festival in this city. By his life, Nasimi proved that conscience relied on values, world vision, and history. Therefore, I want to thank the organizers of the Festival”.
The Russian scholar mentioned religious, magic, occultist, karmic and rationalistic models in relation to destiny. Providing comprehensive information on each of the models, the lecturer brought to attention a series of rules associated with human destiny. According to professor Aleksey Sitnikov, purpose is a significant factor in human destiny. Saying “If a human has no purpose, he will be controlled by others”, - the lecturer shared his views on doubt, chaos, death, preparation, skill and other rules. He noted that doubt is inacceptable after you have taken a decision. Saying “No course, lecture, or book makes a human a leader”, - the professor substantiated his thought by examples. He, then, answered questions of the audience.
Aleksey Sitnikov was born in Novosibirsk in 1962. His education history includes the State University of Novosibirsk (specialty of human psychology), postgraduate and doctor’s degree courses at the State Administration Academy under the Russian Federation’s President, thesis for a doctor’s degree at the State Administration Academy, and MBA study at the High Economics School National Research University. He is a professor of the Moscow State University, the Russian State Service Academy, the Moscow State International Relations Institute, the State Administration Academy, and the High Economics School National Research University. A.Sitnikov is the author and co-author of over sixty publications and research works, including 11 monographs, and experimental works on psychology, acmeology, political sciences and PR. He is the founder of ISANT (Analysis of Condition and New Technologies Institute), the biggest research centre of Russia.