Ukrainian Farmers

And villagers, the Ukrainians, even those living in urban areas, at least 60%. Significant percentage of them and in Kyiv, which has doubled in the last half-century because of the influx from the provinces. The mentality of the national farmer described in the works of the Ukrainian art of the classics. A brief sketch of its features: – Farmers consider themselves sufficiently "Smart" and if not very smart, then this "wise." The mind and the wisdom manifested in the farmer and his cunning ability to avoid risk in a timely manner, avoiding the real (and imaginary) dangers and unnecessary work. – Farmers himself on his mind: he fiercely hates representative government, scolding him in the presence of loved ones, carries his anger at his wife and mother in law, admires their courage and radical beliefs, but when dealing with the object of hatred (official) humbly bends, welcoming and wishing him good health. Even he (farmer) is eliminated from participation in solving social problems, lives on the principle that "none of my business." – Farmers most often wary of people daring and initiative, seeing in them a hidden danger to their well-being. Therefore is kept away from them. He does not understand the initiative and courageous people.

His conclusions are as follows: "If I'm afraid, why did not he afraid of?". "If I did not dare to, why he decided to?". "Maybe he was told, and is allowed to be brave, and if not allowed, and not ordered, do not follow a sentence?".