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How Should We Understand the Term ‘Social Being’ Since it is Used as the Particular Meaning that Defines the Essential Qualities of Man?

When we say that the term social being is used as the original meaning that defines the essential qualities of man in the Juche philosophy, we have to understand the social being with a meaning that the essential qualities of man are social ones. Leader Kim Jong Il said: Systematizing the Juche philosophy, we used […]

Noble Intention Represented by Party Flag

The flag, a symbol of the dignified Workers´ Party of Korea, is fluttering in the clear and blue sky of Korea. The sacred party flag reminds us warmly again of the lofty intention represented by the red flag. In summer one year the great Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il mounted a hill for […]

What is the Correlation between Independence and Independent Demand?

Independence and independent demand should be clearly distinguished in close relationship. President Kim Il Sung said: To live independently, free from any form of domination and fetters, is the natural desire of social man. That man has independence means he has independent demand. But this never means that independence and independent demand are the same. […]

Party’s Unity Guarantees Final Victory of Revolution

The unbreakable unity and cohesion of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) are the eternal foundation of the Songun revolution, source of inexhaustible strength and sure guarantee for the victory of the revolution. The WPK has waged a strenuous struggle for its unity and cohesion under the banner of the Juche idea in the whole […]

What Does it Mean that Man’s Independence, Creativity, and Consciousness are Social Attributes?

This means that man’s independence, creativity and consciousness are social attributes which are formed and developed through the socio-historical process of his working in the social relationship. Leader Kim Jong Il said: These qualities (independence, creativity and consciousness) of man are social attributes which are formed and developed through the socio-historical process of his working […]

Why Does the Juche Idea Become the Supreme Humanitarianism?

Answer: This is because the Juche idea is an idea of loving and valuing man most in the world. Leader Kim Jong Il said that as the Juche idea is an idea of loving and valuing man most in the world, it is an idea of ardently loving the country and nation most. Indeed, the […]

2nd Session of 13th Supreme People’s Assembly of DPRK Held

The 2nd Session of the 13th Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA) of the DPRK was held at the Mansudae Assembly Hall Thursday. Present there were deputies to the SPA. Officials of the party, armed forces and power organs, public organizations, ministries, national institutions and the fields of science, education, literature and art, public health and media […]

Why is the Juche Idea Called the Idea of “Believing in the People as in Heaven”?

Answer: This is because the Juche idea is the revolutionary idea that embodies the noble spirit of “believing in the people as in heaven” most thoroughly. President Kim Il Sung said: To ‘believe in the people as in heaven’ has been my constant view and motto. The principle of Juche, which calls for drawing on […]

New Stamp Issued in DPRK

The State Stamp Bureau of the DPRK issued a stamp (a sheet) on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of demise of anti-Japanese war hero Kim Jong Suk. Seen on the upper part of the stamp are letters “Eternal Bodyguard.” Seen also in its center is an oil painting “Personally Standing Sentinel” depicting Kim Jong […]

Old People Lead a Happy Life

The old people are leading a pleasant and optimistic life in the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea. Their daily routine begins with light exercises such as walking along the promenades with grandchildren or doing morning exercises. Old people are seen having heated arguments on international and national sports games in the beautiful parks and on […]

What is Independence?

Independence is an attribute of man who is desirous of living and developing independently as master of the world and his own destiny. General Secretary Kim Jong Il said: Independence is an attribute of social man who is desirous of living and developing in an independent way as master of the world and his own […]

What is the Reason Why Man is a Social Being?

Man is a social being because man is a being that forms a social collective and lives and acts in social relationship. General Secretary Kim Jong Il said: Man is a social being. This implies that he is a being who lives in a social relationship. This term is used to distinguish man from a […]

Shining Example of Great Woman Revolutionary

The life of the anti-Japanese heroine Kim Jong Suk is shining like the star as a paragon of great woman revolutionary in the hearts of the Korean army-men and people. September 22 is the 65th anniversary of her demise. Greeting the day, the Korean people warmly recall the great revolutionary life of Kim Jong Suk […]

What is the Philosophical Principle of the Juche Idea?

Answer: The philosophical principle of the Juche idea is that man is master of everything and decides everything. General Secretary Kim Jong Il said: The Juche idea raised the fundamental question of philosophy by regarding man as the main factor, and elucidated the philosophical principle that man is the master of everything and decides everything. […]

Pyongyang International Film Festival Opens

The 14th Pyongyang International Film Festival opened with due ceremony at the Ponghwa Art Theatre on Wednesday. Present there were Yang Hyong Sop, vice-president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly, Kim Yong Jin, vice-premier of the Cabinet, Pak Chun Nam, minister of Culture who is chairman of the organizing committee of the festival, […]

What is the Fundamental Question of Philosophy Newly Raised by the Juche Idea?

Answer: The fundamental question of philosophy raised by the Juche idea is the one on the position and role occupied and played by man in the world, the one on the relationship between the world and man. General Secretary Kim Jong Il said: Since the question of the world’s origin had been made clear by […]

What is the Juche Philosophical Outlook on the World?

Answer: The Juche philosophical outlook on the world is the viewpoint and stand to the world centering on man. General Secretary Kim Jong Il said that the Juche outlook on the world that established the view on the world with man at the center and that clarified the viewpoint and stand towards the world centering […]

Increase Speed of General Advance

It is an important task facing the field of party ideological work to bring about a steady surge in the revolutionary spirit of all the service personnel and people through the intensive ideological offensive and glorify this year as a year of great change. The ideological work is an uninterrupted work itself. Any vacuum in […]

What is the Criterion for Defining the Present Era as the Juche Age?

This is the definition of age made on the basis of working people’s position and role. Leader Kim Jong Il said: This is the great age of Juche. The Juche age is a new historical era when the popular masses have emerged as masters of the world and are shaping their own destiny independently and […]