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National Seminar on Kim Jong Il’s Works Held

Pyongyang, July 13 (KCNA) — A national seminar on the immortal feats Kim Jong Il has performed by effecting a new turn in the study, explanation and dissemination of the Juche philosophy and education in the Juche idea was held at the People’s Palace of Culture Wednesday on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of his famous work “On Some Problems of Education in the Juche Idea” and the 10th anniversary of his another famous work “The Juche Philosophy Is an Original Revolutionary Philosophy”.

Present there were Ri Kwang Ho, department director of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, officials concerned, officials of national institutions and those in the fields of party and administrative organs and working people’s organizations in Pyongyang. It was also attended by officials of scientific and educational institutions, party cadre training institutions, media, literary and art organizations and those in the field of the preservation of revolutionary relics.

Six papers presented to the seminar explained and proved in depth the originality, validity and vitality of the ideas and theories clarified by Kim Jong Il in the works.

Choe Chil Nam, editor-in-chief of Rodong Sinmun, and other speakers hailed the work “The Juche Philosophy Is an Original Revolutionary Philosophy” published on July 26, Juche 85 (1996) as an important work as it gave scientific and theoretical answers to the questions arising in the study, explanation and dissemination of the Juche philosophy.

Basic stand and methodological principles to be held fast to in the study, explanation and dissemination of the Juche philosophy are clearly expounded in the work, they said, stressing that a correct study of the philosophy and explanation and dissemination of it has greatly helped fully apply the Songun politics of the WPK to preserve the destiny of the country and the nation and defend socialism.

They praised the Juche philosophy as a man-centered philosophy as it raised and clarified the basic issues, which serve as a cornerstone for the establishment of scientific and revolutionary philosophy, with a man as a centre and evolved and systematized all principles related to the world outlook such as philosophical principle, the socio-historical principle and revolutionary principle with main emphasis on the popular masses.

Prof. and Dr. Pak Jong Won who is vice-rector of Kim Il Sung Higher Party School and other speakers said that the publication of “On Some Problems of Education in the Juche Idea” made it possible to convert all forms of the ideological education conducted by the WPK into the education in the Juche idea and carry it out with main emphasis on upholding the leader as a centre of socio-political organism.

They went on:

The establishment of a new theory on the revolutionary outlook on the leader through the scientific clarification of the position and role played by him within the socio-political organism also helped clarify in a unique manner the core issues to be settled in the education in the Juche idea.

The theory of the driving force for revolution and the socio-political organism is a unique idea and theory enunciated by Kim Jong Il for the first time in history, they said, adding that this theory explained on the basis of the theory of centering on the leader the way the driving force of revolution and the socio-political organism exist and the mode of their activities, thereby providing a sure guarantee for firmly establishing the revolutionary outlook on the leader with a most correct view and stand on the position and role played by him.

The speakers called upon all the officials to glorify the Juche philosophy for all ages and effect a new turn in the study, explanation and dissemination of Juche philosophy and education in the Juche idea.

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