Recently Dennis Rodman made headlines concerning his trip to North Korea. He made statements like North Korea is “just like any other country,” and also that its communist dictator Kim Jong-un is his new best friend who would prefer to “listen to pop music than start a nuclear war.” Oh, Dennis, you made me laugh and cry at the same time.
More true each passing day is that North Korea is posing a bigger threat. The leadership has threatened the United States but most importantly, our closest ally, South Korea.
At a recent TED talk (Technology, Entertainment, Design) a former North Korea refugee gave a wonderful moving presentation of life as a North Korean. I wanted to share this on my site because it is of great significance.
Her English is difficult to understand but there are subtitles to help. She, like the rest of civilization, past and present, just wants “a chance to prosper.” Such a significant statement of a lofty goal.