Juche has two parts; “Ju” means “master” or “main element,” while “che” means to be “whole.” (James) North Korea started to use Juche in December 6, 1967 when Kim Il Sung used Juche for a speech.(Ilpyong) Juche consists of philosophy, loyalty, and devotion towards leaders such as Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Il, and Kim Jong Eun. This ideology is also like a tool where these leaders can put in ideas on how to rule North Korea. North Koreans must show respect by hanging their portraits of the leaders to their “best walls,” they also must clean these portraits every day, carelessness of the portraits will be considered as a capital crime which could result in concentration camps.(Juche Religion)
North Koreans show respect to their leaders by bowing to them every day, people who save the portraits from burning homes are praised across the country. North Koreans pray to Kim IL Sung every day and this is routine activity, they also have to thank him for any achievements they have done over the years. Based on the Ju...
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