Global Newz, Kolkata, India,
The role of culture and poetry in establishing peace
ABDALLAH GASMI TUNISIA
The culture of peace and the call for peaceful coexistence is considered ancient, as it dates back to the third century BC, when philosophers and sages adopted it and called for rejecting differences and differences between languages, religions and homelands and coexisting with brotherhood, love and peace. Spreading love, brotherhood and peace among all members of societies, regardless of their differing opinions, beliefs, languages, and ethnicities. All these calls and lofty teachings were launched to achieve one goal, which is peace and the renunciation of division among people.
The differences between human beings in beliefs, cultures and ideas are a natural matter and should not be a cause of problems, fighting and division, but rather it should be a source of strength for humanity, because this difference in cultures will be the result of an exchange of ideas and an important addition to the intellectual, cultural and civilized heritage of society, there must be a culture Real peace in society, adopted in the first place by governments, considering that this is one of their constitutional duties. The educated person, as the teacher has the duty to implant noble values in the students’ hearts, such as love, tolerance and peaceful coexistence, rejecting intolerance of sects, sects, races, and nationalisms, accepting others no matter how different they may be, focusing on the individual’s freedom of thought and religion, and always focusing on the principle of (searching for the commonalities and trying to strengthen them among individuals, leaving differences and dissolving them). With these premises, the intellectual must work, whether he is a journalist, a politician, a writer, a poet, or any specialty he actually practices. Why should he try to influence his audience in planting the values of peace, love and peaceful coexistence among individuals, and he should focus on highlighting the damages of wars of all kinds, especially sectarian and ethnic ones, and focus on their dangerous consequences for the individual and society and the massive destruction they cause on all aspects of life, and the extent of their impact on the backwardness of societies depriving its members of well-being and happiness,
Therefore, intellectuals must take their real and effective role in spreading the culture of peace with all its high human ideals in order to contribute to building a new generation that rejects wars of all kinds and spreads peace and peaceful coexistence with all members of human societies, regardless of their religions, cultures and inclinations, so that everyone may live with love, security and peace.
In our world today, the time of globalization and the time of Covid, changes in human life and values are accelerating, and human behavior is changing more and more until the limits of destroying noble human values reach the limits of destroying noble human values. He contributed to exaggerating selfishness and individual behavior, and the language of interest prevailed over cooperation and human integration, and the dream of establishing a human society from a political and economic perspective became almost impossible.
Nothing remains for humanity but the cultural discourse, especially poetry, which is still searching for the modern human common to the effect that resists these changes. Topics such as peace and love and the rejection of hate and others are human topics that poets are still dealing with.
Poetry is the school of life, and it is able to reduce the gap between many of the paradoxes of the world, and to give human humanity a sublime and supreme position.
This is because poetry throughout its history glorifies human values and confronts the inferior and vulgar, and these are fundamental challenges that poets today will not face except with greater depth in order to consolidate values and reveal the contradictions of a globalized world.
Poetry, by its nature, tends to be cosmic and human, and perhaps the centrality of language in human life is sufficient alone to make him live in a poetic way in existence through existence, as the great German poet Friedrich Hölderlin confirms.
This makes us look in poetry for pleasure and beauty, and the poet fascinates us with his intuition and talent, but this view may be simplistic in the eyes of a number of critics. As a number of thinkers based their ideas on poetic experiences, such as what was done by the German philosopher Martin Heidegger or the poet Friedrich Hölderlin himself.
Today, man needs a poet who embraces the human horizon, and looks forward to the future in writing and rewriting. Poetry is the closest art to the human soul. Because language is the breath of man, and the voice is his first artistic instrument, like a human bird that sings. Therefore, the origin of poetry is that it is an innate art that does not require science, philosophy, or an acquired industry – with the meaning of this phrase – and nothing more than an innate linguistic readiness and talent. Unlike other arts, which must have a special culture, strenuous training, and social interaction, to one degree or another. They are advanced technical industries, which emerged with the development of man, the presence of machines, and the emergence of societies, in contrast to the poetic word. These arts emerged in some societies without others, and in eras without others, but there is no human society at any time and place that did not have poetry or singing. From these standpoints, the vocalization seems older, of course, and the vocalization is inherent in all living things. So that it cannot be imagined that the first human being, in his first existence on this planet, was drawing, for example, or speaking, or telling a story, or practicing any other art like these arts, but he certainly expressed by singing, his sorrows and his liberation, and expresses his feelings in an expressive language. The human language qualified him for that, as it qualified him for cosmic dialogue, in issues of existence and destiny, right and wrong. This is what distinguishes him from other creatures.
This is poetry, it is the human expression, it is the anthropomorphic of human humanity.
About The Author :
He was born in Beni Khalad, governorate of Nabeul, Tunisia, on 21 September 1967
The demise of his primary education at the Manzal Bouzalfa and secondary Suleiman
And higher in the Faculty of Arts in Manouba, including obtaining a professorship in the Arabic language and literature and then a master and get a master’s specialist in Islamic philosophy
He is a senior professor at the Tunisian secondary institutes
He holds many responsibilities in a number of associations
He was a member of the governing body of the Tunisian Writers Union in charge of branches and clubs and resigned in 2013
Secretary General of the General Union of Tunis Writers
Prsedent of the assiociation salon culurel creative vision
Holds the key to the Algerian city of Batna on the occasion of the fiftieth independence of Algeria
He was responsible for the general secretary of the Tunisian Writers Union branch in Nabeul before he resigned
Member of the Arab Internet Writers Union
He is the owner of the Tunisian newspaper Al Diar and is currently its editor
He is currently working on Mediterranean Radio Tunisia
– Travel in language classes
Times of color and body
– Cities of grief
Narcissus and Jasmine Orchard
Arabic poet hallucinations
– Has a critical book entitled “Rhetoric of the linguistic object”
One of the most prominent monetary studies published in the Arab periodicals
The Rhetoric of the Visual Object “A Theoretical Approach to the Study of Visual Distribution in Modern Poetry”
– Expressive and psychological dimension of rhythm in modern poetry
– Tunisia a century of poetry: Chebbi is not an orphan and in the forest other trees
Towards reviewing the rhythmic theory of Arabic poetry
– In defense of modernity and prose poem
Readings for some books in Tunisian poetry
Published many intellectual articles in a number of newspapers and Arab sites in Tunisia and the Arab world of the most prominent articles
– How to cry the demise of my people
– And some other poetic manuscripts
His play entitled “Whirlpool” represented by the Algerian artist Sonia and directed by Iraqi director “Salam al-Sukr” and won many awards
His second play is “Pimp”
Prepared a global encyclopedia of poetry entitled “Jasmine collars and love”
He supervised many literary clubs and he supervised the poetry club of the Union of Tunisian Writers and the literary club of Suleiman.
He published many poems and literary articles in a number of Tunisian and Arab newspapers
He has hundreds of poems, texts and articles published on the Internet all over the world
Member of the most famous literary and cultural forums of Arab and international
– Some of his works were translated into several foreign languages such as Romanian and English
Honored by the number of cultural and national events, the most important of which was awarded to the key to the city of Batna, capital of the Aures in Algeria
He prepared a number of international ontologies of poetry, including:
Jasmine and Love Collars (Published)
Antology of Tunisian Poetry and Serbian Poetry (published)
Antology of Tunisian Poetry and Italian Poetry (published)
Antology of Tunisian Poetry and Greek Poetry (in press)
The Anthology of Tunisian Poetry and the Poetry of Montenegro (pending publication)
The Anthology of European Poets (pending publication)
Anthology of African poetry and European poetry (pending publication)
Poets of the Balkans (pending publication)
Translated into Arabic and French by thousands of poems on its website specialized in international poetry:
He won many international awards in Jordan, Algeria, Serbia, Greece and Italy
Honored in a number of countries
He is a human rights activist, and he is a member of the executive office of an international human rights observatory