It describes this feat of cerebral Stakhanovism as a 'brilliant fruition' of the ruling party's education policy. What a young North Korean has to do to qualify as an intellectual is not made clear, but juche - the Great Leader Kim Il Sung's philosophy of self-reliance - has a lot to do with it. Every politically correct intellectual once had to aspire to be a worker or a peasant. Are we to expect the Korean Workers' Party to change its name?
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