Transform in the above theoretical statement. Collectivization, repression, Stalin's cult of personality does not derive from the personality of the dictator, and were due to total centralization of political, military, economic and ideological structures. From a historical point of view, such a level of centralization (which usually can only be achieved immediately after the revolutions, wars or other large-scale shocks), in turn, found its charismatic expression in the great hero / villain - such as Napoleon, or Ataturk, Mussolini, Peron, Mao, Tito, Fidel, Park Chung-hee, Nasser, Khomeini and in the other, however, in a broader framework, similar historical circumstances. There is still systematically examine whether there is also a special susceptibility predominantly agrarian societies to national and state cults during periods of rapid socio-economic restructuring. The terrorist and totalitarian tendencies of catch-up development of XX century. apparently caused by similar conditions: an unusually high degree of autonomy of the state apparatus which has arisen in the course of the war or the revolutionary struggle for power; burning desire to justify the project, and the catching-up, and brought before the victim of an unprecedented rate of achievement of more and more wins modernization on all fronts - even at the cost of new victims.