|calendar>>August 3. 2012 Juch 101|
Kim Jong Un Clarifies Essence of Kim Jong Il's Patriotism
| Pyongyang, August 3 (KCNA) -- The dear respected Kim Jong Un clarified the essence of Kim Jong Il's patriotism in his work "Let Us Effect Kim Jong Il's Patriotism and Step Up the Building of a Prosperous Country".
Kim Jong Un said in his work that patriotism which leader Kim Jong Il embodied in practice is the noblest patriotism that can be called after him only in the light of its essence and tremendous vitality.
Kim Jong Il's patriotism is the culmination of socialist patriotism, Kim Jong Un said, adding:
Kim Jong Il's patriotism is the warmest love for our socialist motherland and people and the most energetic and self-sacrificing devotion to the prosperity of the country and people's happiness. It is genuine patriotism as he loved every tree and every blade of grass of the country.
It is based on a noble outlook on the motherland.
In his early years Kim Jong Il wrote masterpiece "Embrace of Country" in which he described the embrace of country as warm as the sun as the embrace of President Kim Il Sung.
He clarified a profound idea that the country means the leader, and the embrace of the country is precisely that of the leader for the Korean people.
Motherland is not a mere place where one was born and brought up but a place where the people lead a genuine life and their eternal happiness is guaranteed. This is possible when there is a leader.
That is why devotion to the motherland means loyalty to the leader and loyalty to the leader is the highest revelation of patriotism.
Kim Jong Il's patriotism is based on a noble outlook on the people.
Kim Jong Il said the almighty being in the world is not the God but the masses. It is the patriotic creed of Kim Jong Il that the masses build a country.
Devote everything to realizing what the people desire -- this was his noble will and determination for love for the people.
Kim Jong Il's patriotism is most vividly reflected in his noble outlook on the younger generation.
Kim Jong Il's outlook on the younger generation can be clearly found in the slogan "Let Us Live Not Merely for Today But for Tomorrow!"
It is his noble will and earnest request that everything should be completed in a perfect way so that the younger generation can benefit from it.
Kim Jong Il's patriotism is a noble spiritual heritage he handed over to the Korean people and the model of practice.
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