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Juche Tower in Pyongyang, North Korea

The massive Juche Tower was a birthday present from North Korea to its original Great Leader. "Juche" was the ideology Comrade Kim Il-sung structured his empire around, which roughly translates to "self-reliance." In loosest terms, it drew upon Marxist-Leninist principles and asserted that every Korean should harness their own destiny in order to make the nation great. There's much more to Juche; it has been credited with creating the cult of personality surrounding North Korean leaders.
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