Korea's division into South and North has many intellectuals and authorities on the situation giving their opinions. An article in the Kyeongyang magazine by a student of the subject and a university professor gives us his ideas.
from the start he tells us of the difficulties of being objective
because of the restrictions that we face in society. North Korea can be seen as a devil and should not be in the world order, this will influence the way
the subject is approached. The other position wants
reconciliation, cooperation and co-existence.
Kim Il-sung died in 1994 and Kim Jong-il replaced him almost all the
authorities said he wouldn't last 3 years. This opinion was a heart-felt
desire, a subjective wish that overcame their thinking, which sadly is a
self portrait of ourself and a good example of our inability to
understand the North. Also the danger of wanting to white wash all that
the North does, and not seeing the situation objectively, and taking
everything we hear at face value is also not the way to go.
Many authorities have varied opinions on the
situation in the North with Kim Jong-un. Recently we heard news of
purges of leaders in the government and the appearance of government by
fear. Machiavelli is quoted as saying the prince rules the easiest
when the citizens are in fear. But when the fear turns to hate problems
arise which requires that the prince offset this fear with love and
professor sees many different possible scenarios for the future
relationship. And would like to see the kind of unification that
happened in Germany without any blood being spilled He wants a policy
of engagement. The lack of a united position in the South is a great
obstacle to the unification of the country. Many are the citizens who do
not want the unification. We need to work for this unification among the citizens of the South, that will facilitate the unification of the country.
need to do all possible to overcome the hostility and confrontation
between the North and South, It shouldn't matter whether the government of Kim Jong-un is stable or unstable, we have to prepare ourselves for reconciliation and cooperation, dialogue, engagement and coexistence. And work for the realization of this dream.