José Martí Pérez, Ambassador of Cuban IndependenceAny citizen, who has fulfilled his social or patriotic duty in an honest and transcendental manner, is always strongly defended with due tribute as well as eternal honor.
“There is no need to be afraid to respect the worthy” Marty announced that “He who does not know how to respect the great is not worthy to descend below them … The honor of heroes gives rise to new heroes.”
I acknowledge at the outset that this reflection, pending on my agenda for years, came about after appreciating the enthusiasm of a group of former youth leaders from various municipalities when, on their initiative, they met in Florida and exchanged views here. Tried to do. With new pines of the Union of Young Communists.
Secondly, and I’m sorry to say, I bring this up after listening to a seasoned professor, one of the so-called Makarenko’s and already retired, because what he said, unfortunately right now Are part of the “Army of the Forgotten”.
And that is that many times and in countless places, in labor and social institutions or in political and mass organizations, historical forgetfulness, indifference and lack of systematic initiative to pay tribute to heroes and living combatants, retirees from any field, rule. Does Or to prominent people who are an example to the rest of the population and whose values and principles should be displayed, rewarded and multiplied more often in the current situation in the country.
i think Why is it only in the month of April when a mass tribute is paid to the heroes of Playa Girón, and when there was talk of a conference with internationalists of so many battles to show their worth to new generations?
Why not exchange events between experienced activists or leaders from committees for defense of revolution, union activism, sports, teachers, sugar industry or public health, in short, any field, field or activity, and New Pines? Deserves praise and continuation.
How many people in this town know our labor heroes personally and how did they come to be?
What we need here is more than a slogan for social networks and topical banners, because being persistent means sowing awareness through the living word and the example of those who carry gray hairs distinguished by an admirable career; To be a follower means to transmit and imbibe the best values, principles and experiences that inspire and instill in the youth confidence, that encourage them to follow in the footsteps of their predecessors and that lead them to the star and the new motherland. unite around the challenges of
I conclude with the words of José Martí, the humble man who combined his drive for independence with seniority maximo gomez why Antonio Maceoto resume the moderate path he had begun, for as the Apostle said: “At such moments when all men do not remember what they ought to remember, that obelisk that consecrates the virtues that have been denied to us, command and shame, that monument is always there to imitate them.” … no one should die while they may be of use to some”.
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